In the July 15-22 SCORECARD, golfer Stuart Appleby calls solo ballooning around the world "a hobby taken to an extravagant, multimillion-dollar level." That sounds a lot like the PGA Tour.
NATAN MILGROM, Beachwood, Ohio
The official master of the hidden ball trick (SCORECARD, July 15-22), as outlined on the back of his 1974 Topps baseball card, was Gene Michael of the New York Yankees. From 1968 through '74, he successfully pulled the trick five times.
ANDREW M. STERNHEIM Berkeley Heights, N.J.