14 Heavy Thought and Agony
Italy won the world bridge championship in Buenos Aires, and the strain on the top teams was awful
Kentucky Derby Preview
18 Whitney Tower calls it the "year of the long shot"
23 Ray Cave describes a graybeard who, might win
26 Oh, Hector!
That or something like it was what the fans said when a long, high one was hit to left field
April 30, 1961
30 Rally Ho! in East Africa
Jungle wildlife adds to the hazards of the toughest and one of the longest motor races going
36 Gilt-edged Status Symbols
Borrowing from old traditions, sportsmen are finding a variety of badges of "belonging"
42 New Boss of The Bronx
Ralph Honk is a good politician—and needs to be to run the Yankees
59 A Business Proposition
The Pender-Basilio fight was long and bloody, and hard on Carmen. A report by Gilbert Rogin
64 Wild Wedding on a Small Island
James Ramsey Ullman leaves the mountains for a South Pacific isle and some memorable nuptials
13 Coming Events
49 Harness Racing
75 Baseball's Week
76 For the Record
77 19th Hole
78 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 76
Cover painting by Daniel Schwartz
Five pages of color photographs by Mark Kauffman show a traditional sport in an unorthodox setting—an English-style fox hunt on the desert near Palm Springs, Calif.
Roy Terrell recounts the wildly improbable saga of Jimmy Winkfield, who won the Kentucky Derby twice (1901, "02) and hasn't seen one since. He will see this one Saturday.
A portrait by Alfred Wright of Gary Player, the handsome 25-year-old South African whose victory in this year's Masters shot him straight to the top of professional golf.