May 15, 1961
May 15, 1961

Table of Contents
May 15, 1961

Odds And Dolls
Tough Cookie
Tire Salesman
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


20 Carry Back in Front
Making up 13 lengths in the stretch, Carry Back won the Kentucky Derby, beating Crozier in the last 40 yards

This is an article from the May 15, 1961 issue Original Layout

26 Udall at the Bridge
The Secretary of the Interior provides thrills, chills and food for thought in a threatened wilderness area

28 Odds and Dolls and a Fast Finish
Sam Snead won at Las Vegas, but almost as impressive as the golf were the girls and the gamblers

33 What Makes This Girl So Happy?
Nobody could possibly answer without being accused of mud-slinging

38 Not Such a Tough Cookie
The soft-spoken manager of the Minnesota Twins, Cookie Lavagetto, is a man of warmth and humor

57 A Tire Salesman with Horse Sense
Ray Firestone is equally at home with speed cars at Indianapolis and Thoroughbred hunters in Ohio

62 Long Search for Soviet Trout
An American diplomat in Moscow finds that Russian fish can be as elusive as Russian purpose

76 Don't Call Me Honest
Beginning the story of Jack Hurley, the colorful old manager who makes fighters out of sows' ears

The departments

11 Scorecard
18 Coming Events
66 Boxing
71 Boating
75 Charles Goren
97 Baseball's Week
98 For the Record
99 19th Hole
100 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 98

Cover photograph by Mark Kauffman


Next week

As summer approaches, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED presents a special 30-page supplement on beaches that includes:

•Five pages of color photographs showing the moods of the American seashore from Cape Cod to California.

•An appreciation of the water's edge by Coles Phinizy, who separates the beach lovers from the beach lizards.

•An original short story by Clare Boothe Luce, in which a man who has found room at the top takes a long, long swim.

•The bright new fashions for the beach—four pages in color.