Cover
POINT OF FACT
A baseball quiz to test the ingenuity and add to the knowledge of both the casual fan and the armchair expert
Tables of Contents
My Handicap
King David
KING DAVID AND THE BLACK BULL
Luis Rodriguez, once the welterweight champion, had a dream that he and a Biblical warrior would win the title back from Emile Griffith. But Emile, mildly annoyed by the allegory, muddled their plan
Golfing Caper
Sweet Torture
RUNNING IS SUCH SWEET TORTURE
Little Tom O'Hara can go a mile in less than four minutes, and for hours without a halt. Hardly anybody is able to catch up with him—until he stops. Then his rampaging doubts do
Voice Of World Tennis
BUSIEST VOICE IN A BUSY, BUSY CLAN
It belongs to Gladys Heldman, wife and mother of champions. She publishes, edits and all but hand-delivers 43,000 copies of 'World Tennis' each month and still finds time to play a good game herself
People
Sporting Look
Motor Sports
After the Indianapolis fire: an argument
Reforms in the 500 are certain to include better fuel tanks and limits on their size, but gasoline is unlikely to be prohibited despite some stiff opposition. The track might be widened somewhat to ease pileup dangers
Baseball
Boating
'American Eagle' wings her way toward Newport
Bill Luders' new boat crushed her three rivals, 'Nefertiti,' 'Columbia' and 'Constellation,' during the first week of America's Cup trials, but in an unofficial race against a British tanker, she was almost crushed herself
Lost Heroes
LOST HEROES OF TOURING
A Pittsburgh man with a well-mapped plan and some indomitable women drivers are two little-known reasons why motoring became a national sport
Baseball's Week
For The Record
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Departments