Aug. 24, 1959
Aug. 24, 1959

Table of Contents
Aug. 24, 1959

Old Archie
Nice Boys
Motor Sports
Part II The Great MacPhail
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


10 Old Archie Wolfs a Lamb
With sharp quips and solid socks, Champion Archie Moore retains his light heavyweight title

This is an article from the Aug. 24, 1959 issue

14 Nice Boys, but No Match
The College All-Stars got their first lesson in pro football from experts—Baltimore's Colts

16 The Dodgers Will Win It!
Players on the noncontending National League teams say Los Angeles will capture the pennant

18 Spectacle: The Mostest Mariner
A colorful visit with Stavros Niarchos, world's leading shipowner, aboard his beautiful Creole

23 Needed: Honesty and Competition
What it will take to make boxing a praiseworthy part of the sporting scene

26 Champions in the Making
Country club swimming competition in the 16-and-under set is the spreading thing

36 The 49th Frontier
Virginia Kraft tries out the rugged hunting joys of Alaska—and brings home a record bear

62 Horses, Carrots and Pimlico
The Great MacPhail tells Gerald Holland, among other things, about That Day at Bowie

The departments

7 Scoreboard
8 Baseball's Week
9 Coming Events
24 Wonderful World
31 Events & Discoveries
49 Motor Sports
52 Food
54 Tip from the Top
56 Charles Goren
69 19th Hole
72 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 7

Cover: Stavros Niarchos

Greece's great shipping tycoon is shown here where he most likes to be: aboard his lovely yacht Creole. For a look at this unusual floating command post, see page 18.

Photograph by Brian Seed


Next week

•Shotputter Parry O'Brien is one of a host of fine athletes from 25 Western Hemisphere countries who compete at the Pan American Games starting next week in Chicago.

•Four pages of color on trotting's most important race, the Hambletonian, in its attractive setting at Du Quoin, Illinois, plus a survey of the chances in this year's race.

•Ex-Davis Cup Captain Billy Talbert previews this year's challenge round, with a special eye on the national doubles and America's weakness in that key phase of tennis.