Aug. 29, 1960
Aug. 29, 1960

Table of Contents
Aug. 29, 1960

Tryout Camp
Ready In Rome
Fast Warmup
Camel Race
Horse Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


10 Ready to Go in Rome
Martin Kane brings the actors on stage Tex Maule describes the last warmup in Bern Roger Bannister analyzes the 1,500-meter race

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16 Everything They Said He Was
The second International Trot at Roosevelt Raceway goes to another European

18 The Pennant Race Bubbles Along
In the tense American League the ballplayers still find time for reading and relaxation

23 Winner by a Long Neck
In Jordan the latest Thoroughbred wrinkle is camel racing, and it is a wild and wobbly-kneed sport

28 Up and Up Goes Jerrie Cobb
America's phenomenal woman flyer, once a softball star, climaxes her record-breaking career

30 Part I: The Peak of Storms
Beginning a mountaineering epic: the assault on Dhaulagiri, the Himalayas' "unclimbable fiend"

50 The Triumphs of the Gorgeous Gael
Irish heavyweight Jack Doyle is as entertaining now as in his hilarious prime in the '30s

56 The Crabslayer
A delightful reminiscence of an unsung art: stalking the blue-claw crab. By Barbara Heilman

The departments

6 Scorecard
8 Editorials
39 Rodeo
41 Charles Goren
45 Horse Racing
59 For the Record
62 Baseball's Week
63 19th Hole
64 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 59


Next week

•All the thrilling competitive highlights and behind-the-scenes stories from Rome will be reported by a team of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED writers and photographers on the spot.

•Maria Bueno is the world's finest woman tennis player. Herbert Warren Wind finds her an attractive girl, and tells how she compares with Lenglen, Wills and Marble.

•Do you know what happens when you leave those cute little kittens behind after your summer vacation? Corey Ford vividly portrays the menace of the feral house cat.