Contents

April 26, 1964

22 Happy Start for a Happy New Willie
Free of some old problems, Willie Mays hit home runs all through the first week of the season

28 The Tyranny of the Little Men
Scrambling for the best Derby mounts, our top riders prove that racing is now a jockeys' game

30 Flight of a White Stallion
The famous Lipizzans perform brilliantly at the opening of an unprecedented American tour

38 Let Me Help Your Game (Part I)
Claude Harmon, a Masters champion and renowned golf teacher, says you should hit curves, and shows how

48 Color of the Cup Final
No sports event moves the English more than the soccer final. In color: the day for royalty and commoners

54 'I'm the Worst That's Ever Been'
So claims young Milt Pappas, who has learned to control most of his pitches—but just some of his brashness

76 Exaltation at the Smokehole
In a lovely West Virginia gorge, two men in a canoe grow careless and come perilously close to nature

The departments

14 Scorecard
64 People
66 Horse Racing
72 Rowing
89 For the Record
91 19th Hole

Acknowledgments on page 89

Cover painting by Robert Handville

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Next week

The Kentucky Derby preview features color photographs of the top contenders in their important tests on the road to Louisville, plus Whit Tower's last-minute analysis.

Lift a rock in the woods, fields or your own garden and you will discover a strange new world. Naturalist John Torres discusses the habits of the tiny creatures that live under rocks.

The Transistor Kid is one name for Vin Scully, the Dodger broadcaster. Many fans bring radios to the games to follow him. Robert Creamer explains Scully's popularity.

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)