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May 08, 1961
May 08, 1961

Table of Contents
May 8, 1961

Table of Contents
Yesterday
The Masterpiece
Gary Player
Tokyo Olympics
Atlantic City
Bowling
Chess
Sporting Look
J. Winkfield
  • The improbable saga of J. Winkfield, jockey, who galloped away from two straight Kentucky Derby victories to become a Phileas Fogg on horseback. He rode winners from Warsaw to Moscow to Paris, escaped Bolsheviks and Nazis, became a famous French trainer. This Saturday he returns to Churchill Downs

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Contents

20 Portrait of a Fixer
Ray Cave describes a haunted week in the life of a bribed basketball player

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24 Masterpiece in Milwaukee
Exclusive pictures and his own words tell the story of Warren Spahn's no-hit game

28 Three for the Future
Two sprinters and a pole vaulter were the stars of a remarkable weekend of track

30 Pink Coats in the Sage
An English-style fox hunt brightens a California desert. Photographed in color by Mark Kauffman

36 A Jittery Golf Champion
Sudden fame has upset Gary Player's game, but he Is too much of a ham to be bothered for long

38 Tokyo's New Olympic Face
Japan's largest city is taking on a new look as it readies for the first Games ever held in Asia

42 To Atlantic City by Bus
Phipps Piper, Harvard '14, finds a travel thrill that beats bird watching. By Gerald Holland

52 Home for a Designing Jockey
Color photos of Bill Hartack's bachelor quarters reveal his independent tastes in decoration

64 The Sports Illustrated Awards
Emilio Pucci and Jeanne Essig receive the plaudits of U.S. sportswear retailers and writers

70 Around the World in 80 Years
The saga of a jockey who won the Derby twice (1901 and 1902) and is back to see it this year

The departments

4 Coming Events
11 Scorecard
56 Bowling
58 Horse Racing
63 Chess
64 Sporting Look
89 Baseball's Week
90 For the Record
91 19th Hole
92 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 90

Cover photograph by Art Rickerby

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Next week

Our traditional coverage of the Kentucky Derby includes an analysis of the 87th running of the classic by Whitney Tower and color photographs by Jerry Cooke and John Zimmerman.

"Don't call me honest!" snaps Jack Hurley, boxing's irascible professor. Jack Olsen doesn't do that—quite—but his two-part series shows that Hurley is badly smirched by integrity.

Walt Bingham visits Cookie Lavagetto, best remembered as the oddball Dodger whose pinch hit spoiled a Series no-hitter, now the affable manager of the Minnesota Twins.