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
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
May 14, 1961
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
18 Coming Events
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
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.