Contents

June 12, 1960

18 U.S. Open: Challenge of the '60s
A wealth of old and new talent gives promise of rich years ahead for golf's top event

22 New Scalping For Old Army
A cocky crew of Navy lacrosse players invaded West Point and slaughtered the Cadets

24 The Dalton Gang Rides Again
A trio of carefree Phillies has high old times, but one of them was fined $1,200 last week

26 Ferrari Flame-out
A shocking fire and a quick-witted rescue highlighted the race at Germany's Nürburgring

32 Rub-a-dub to America
Six tiny tubs are heading off on a race from England—the rules say only one man to a tub

41 A New Lead to Superdogs
Some radical ideas from a California kennel can make your next pup the best you ever owned

53 Manuel Is Their Darling
Racing fans have a new hero in Manuel Ycaza, the daredevil jockey from Panama

60 Spectacle: A Go at Laconia
The excitement—and mud—of motorcycle racing, in color

83 Sprague Meets the Masters
Herbert Warren Wind's semifictional story of a young pro concludes triumphantly

The departments

12 Scorecard
14 Coming Events
17 Editorials
64 Track
66 Horse Racing
68 Food
70 Baseball
74 Horse Show
76 Fishing
95 Baseball's Week
96 For the Record
97 19th Hole
100 Pat on the Back

Cover: Golf's Young Lions

At next week's U.S. Open in Denver these stars of today-Palmer, Venturi and Finsterwald—will be facing a strong challenge from some heroes of the last decade (see page 18).

Photograph by Richard Meek

Acknowledgments on page 96

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Next week

•In a preview of the heavyweight championship fight Martin Kane picks the winner, and Robert Riger's drawings illustrate the problems Floyd Patterson must solve.

•A six-page picture essay captures the arduous adventure of a month at an Outward Bound school in England, where self-confidence is learned through daring feats.

•A young husband-and-wife scientific team presents the first closeup photographs taken of gorillas in the wild, and John O'Reilly tells the story of how the pictures were made.

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