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September 08, 1958 | Volume 9, Issue 10

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated September 08, 1958

September 08, 1958
Odds-on favorite to win the National League pennant before the first ball was pitched last April, the Milwaukee Braves have run a curiously powerful race—like a horse who is pounds better than his...

September 08, 1958
Their big sails bellying and sleek hulls gleaming, America's 12-meter yachts are in the final stretch for a great cup and destiny

September 08, 1958

September 08, 1958
Jocko Conlon, National League umpire, agonizing over the loose use of the word bum as addressed to umpires in San Francisco's Seals Stadium: "In my book a bum is a shiftless, seedy, no-good,...

September 08, 1958
This page noted last week that 11 of the 16 major league clubs show a decline in attendance in 1958 and quoted a reader who in effect blamed all this on himself because he'd rather be out doing...

September 08, 1958
SUMMITS AND CIRCUITS

September 08, 1958
•Sceptre, British challenger, proclaims an eight-page America's Cup PREVIEW, with text by Carleton Mitchell, panoramic map and all you need to watch the historic cup races.

September 08, 1958
A band of contemporary pioneers sets out to demonstrate that progress should sometimes come second to conservation

September 08, 1958 | Herbert Warren Wind

September 08, 1958 | Harry Phillips
In this week's SPECTACLE the camera of Photographer Richard Meek presents the four immaculately beautiful vessels which continue to vie, in the Final Trials off Newport, for the honor of defending...

September 08, 1958 | Tommy Bolt
The five-iron is one of my favorite clubs because, of all the sticks, it seems to be the most natural utility club. If you want to hit it a little lower, you just move the ball back. If you want...

September 08, 1958
Cover—Hans Knopf-Pix4—Jerome Snyder5—U.P.I., A.P. (2)6—A.P. (3), Budd Studio, European, Budd Studio, A. E. Gibbs, A.P., Ralph Uribe-The Times Picayune7—John G. Zimmerman20-22—drawings by...

September 08, 1958 | Gilbert Rogin
Hyperbolic Angelenos feel L.A.'s the best fight town going—and thanks to 'El Culto,' it may be just that

September 08, 1958
BASEBALL—MILWAUKEE BRAVES, meeting their most persistent challengers face to face, all but got rid of San Francisco for good by taking three out of four, then split first two with bubbling...

September 08, 1958
Heels up, Mal Anderson assumes graceful pose for backhand on way to 6-0 win over Ham Richardson in Nations Cup at Rye, N.Y.

September 08, 1958 | Robert Ball
Stockholm's spectacular meet suggested that Soviet supremacy may be on the wane

September 08, 1958 | Jeremiah Tax
One was good, one bad, and the good one meant victory in the Hambletonian

September 08, 1958
The Miramichi's wealth of Atlantic salmon has earned it a worldwide sporting reputation

September 08, 1958 | Charles Goren
Despite the many new subjects the atomic age has added to the programs of our great engineering schools, I know of none offering a course in the engineering of hoaxes.

September 08, 1958
BASEBALL—MIAMI, FLA. over Hamtramck, Mich., 3-2, Pony League World Series, Washington, Pa.

September 08, 1958
George Boutell is only 14, but cherub-faced Phoenix golfer had thrill of his young lifetime when 144 for 36 holes over hometown course was good enough to make him youngest to qualify for U.S. Amateur.

September 08, 1958 | George Plimpton
The portrait gallery which starts on the opposite page sketches in line and prose 10 men, each of whom in a particular way contributed to the century-long history of the famous yachting trophy,...

September 08, 1958
FOOTBALL: END OF A COACHSirs:I wish to express my thanks to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and James Murray for the perceptive, splendidly written essay on Red Sanders (E & D, Aug. 25), my closest friend...

September 08, 1958
All times E.D.T.

September 08, 1958
'Sports are my way of meeting people'

September 08, 1958

September 08, 1958 | Jimmy Jemail
HENRY DuPONTCommodore, Cruising Club of AmericaWilmington, DelawareHeck, no! We are all interested in winning and keeping the cup. If the British lose again, maybe they will try harder next time....

September 08, 1958
New portable camouflage fills an old need for duck hunters