22 An Epic of Golf
Young Jack Nicklaus turned in the best amateur performance since Bobby Jones. By Gwilym Brown
26 Is It Goodby to All This?
Jim Norris "dissolved" the last small kingdom of his boxing empire—but has the mob had it?
28 Seven Bold Pirates
Roy Terrell introduces some of the colorful members of Pittsburgh's pennant-winning team
34 Irish Sport Is Happy Mayhem
Playtime in the Emerald Isle is a sanguinary but sometimes sobersided period
October 9, 1960
40 The Day Bobby Hit the Home Run
Roger Kahn re-creates that incredible day in 1951 when Bobby Thomson made national history
60 Beauty and the Boors
Duck hunting at its best, in color, plus Albert Hochbaum's words on water fowlers at their worst
82 Have-nots Have at the Haves
Syracuse managed to squeak by a stubborn Kansas team, but favored Washington was upset by Navy
93 Racing Alone Across the Atlantic
Francis Chichester tells a weird and wonderful tale of a 4,000-mile beat to windward
21 Coming Events
81 Charles Goren
82 College Football
87 Pro Football
107 Baseball's Week
108 For the Record
109 19th Hole
110 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 108
Cover photograph by Hy Peskin
The first World Series in 33 years between Pittsburgh and New York will be reported in words by Editor Roy Terrell and in pictures by SPORTS ILLUSTRATED photographers.
Catherine Drinker Bowen, noted biographer and historian, discovers on a farm in Pennsylvania the wonderful and lively sporting pursuits of a unique American family.
There is big news for women—and for men—in the resort sportswear collections of California and New York. The new stretch fabrics will make skinny pants fit like skin.