May 30, 1966
May 30, 1966

Table of Contents
May 30, 1966

Speed And Speculation
Title Fights
Star With A Stick
Harness Racing
Search And Rescue
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


20 A Bloodbath and a Shellacking
Henry Cooper bled, Wayne Thornton was pounded, and both lost title bouts—to Cassius Clay and Jose Torres

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26 The King Closes in on a Crown
Kauai King romps to an easy Preakness victory and becomes favored to win the Belmont and the Triple Crown

28 Smash New Act of the Season
Brooks and Frank Robinson of the Baltimore Orioles are living up to advance billing

30 A Big Hoosier Hurry
The bustling spirit of the Indianapolis 500—in color pictures of the scene and the story of a new hero

44 Navy's Star with a Stick
Even in Maryland, where homebred lacrosse talent is worshiped, New York's Jimmy Lewis is hailed as the best

67 Sweet Talk from Old Wool
The most dynamic tournament chairman in golf is the round, bouncy man who just loves to run the Colonial

76 S A R
Search and Rescue is the official name for the U.S. Coast Guard's endless game of seagoing hide-and-seek

The departments

14 Scorecard
60 People
62 Golf
70 Harness Racing
72 Bridge
93 Baseball's Week
94 For the Record
95 19th Hole

Credits on page 94

Cover photograph by Robert Huntzinger


Next week

Orbiting light years higher in the standings than they really should be, Houston's Astros are the surprise of the baseball season. Jack Mann reports on team, city and scoreboard.

Double trouble in football and track, Tennessee's Richmond Flowers Jr. is a bright, new star who may well go on to win bowl and Olympic fame. A study of a unique career.

Hitchhiking requires nerve, ingenuity—and that upraised thumb. Janet Graham, who has hitched her way across Europe, has some hilarious tips for such would-be travelers.