14 Fast Teen-agers in Grown-up Time
Jim Ryun upset the great Peter Snell at San Diego and Gerry Lindgren rushes Billy Mills to a world record
16 High-priced Bash in Buffalo
The richest crop of rookies in years had the pro scouts gawking as the 1965 football season got underway in June
18 A Speedy Son Carries On
Death claimed pacing's greatest sire, Adios, but a crack 2-year-old began his career in his daddy's tradition
24 Report on a Mission for L.B.J.
In another of his ingenuous letters to a Harvard classmate Bayard Ashcroft relates some further misadventures
July 4, 1965
A Tennis Special
32 A color portfolio showing grass-court action
40 How to serve and win—an instructional by Bill Talbert
47 A look at the Richeys, to whom the game is everything
54 Black Cats Chase the Redbirds
The luck that helped the St. Louis Cardinals to the pennant last year has turned mean and sour
58 The Hardest-hitting Snead
That's Homer, the autocrat of the driving range, who rarely conceals his provocative opinions about golf
69 Baseball's Week
70 For the Record
72 19th Hole
Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.
Credits on page 70
Maury Wills, base stealer, banjo player and raconteur, is a key figure in the Dodgers' surprising revival this year. William Leggett reports on an exciting and appealing baseball player.
Yachting's big week takes place each year at Cowes, England. Gerry Cranham aims his color camera at this great spectacle and Carleton Mitchell recalls the times he was there.
Mary Hemingway reminisces about her bountiful days aboard Pilar with Ernest and compares their Caribbean fishing experiences to a recent six-day trip off New Zealand.