MORE POWER TO YOU ALL
I, for one, would like to venture an opinion that SI's cover was an excellent example of candid photography, and see nothing insulting, unsportsmanlike, or affectionate, for that matter, in it.
So I say, more power to you all and your sporting magazine. In the variety of items which you cover, and the unprejudiced way in which this is accomplished, maybe it will bring to the more sporting population a feeling of comradeship and good will. It seems we have more than our share of ill feeling in this world of ours today.
When I first saw SI's April 4 issue I at once sent a telegram of congratulations.
Since that time I have also read with interest the report Herb Wind did with respect to this year's tournament. Both of these stories were done in such a fashion that I wish to compliment not only the author but also the others of your organization. I don't believe I have ever known an instance when a tournament story caused such a great deal of favorable comment.
Both Bob Jones and I feel that the first article deserves to be classified as the best thing of its kind that has ever been done in connection with a golf tournament. Needless to say, both of us are quite happy that the tournament which is sponsored by this club should be singled out for such high praise.
Chairman, Executive Committee
Augusta National Golf Course
Your fine pictures and article about Bobby Jones's dream course and the Masters made me feel as if I'd played there. As an ardent golfer, I am bothered by one question about the course. Why isn't par the same on both No. 10 and No. 13 holes, since they are 470 yards long?
GILBERT M. WARREN
?No. 10, a par four, runs downhill all the way, with the green visible from the tee. The par five, No. 13, a very tricky hole indeed, is a slightly uphill dog-leg, with a stream and a formidable trap guarding the green.—ED.
WHAT IS HE SIGNALING?
What kind of ball is Catcher-Coach Bill Lobe calling for on your April 18 cover? Never have I seen a signal (note Lobe's left hand) like that.
San Mateo, Calif.
?That's no signal. Lobe, like many a regular catcher, keeps one finger on the outside for better glove control.—ED.
...Thought maybe Lobe was keeping his fingers crossed in hopes that Cleveland will win the pennant again this year.
Adams County Free Press