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August 04, 1958 | Volume 9, Issue 5

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated August 04, 1958

August 04, 1958 | Kenneth Rudeen

August 04, 1958 | Kenneth Rudeen
•As much as the total cost to the U.S. of World War I

August 04, 1958 | Kenneth Rudeen
UNITED STATES $15,000,000,000

August 04, 1958 | Kenneth Rudeen
HORSE RACING $10,738,589,000 LOTTERIES $1,440,618,000 FOOTBALL POOLS $452,864,000 CASINOS $369,692,000 primarily Baccarat and Roulette

August 04, 1958 | Kenneth Rudeen
AUSTRALIA $160.

August 04, 1958
Moments of great tension in baseball do not always depend upon situations alive with dramatic appeal. With a runner on base there is a moment of tension before every pitch. It is the moment when...

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August 04, 1958
Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox outfielder, after $250 fine by American League President Will Harridge for spitting at a Kansas City crowd: "I'm sorry I did it, and I'm principally sorry I lost...

August 04, 1958 | Harry Phillips
In forthcoming issues are two contrasting examples of how SPORTS ILLUSTRATED fulfills its pleasant obligation to report the contemporary scene. Ten years ago the subjects were only in the distance.

August 04, 1958
Frankie Carbo, living symbol of all that has been sordid in professional boxing, stands under indictment at long last. A New York grand jury, acting on evidence painstakingly assembled by District...

August 04, 1958
In faded T shirt and dungarees at the helm of his Luders 16, Golden Arrow, he could be any summering metropolite. But he is in fact Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, diplomat under three presidents,...

August 04, 1958
Satellites swirl around practically every torso in southern California these days as the latest gadget to take the nation by storm sweeps into orbit.

August 04, 1958
The further adventures of Playwright-Congresswoman-Diplomat Clare Boothe Luce in the underwater world begin in the first of a serial in two parts, The Heaven Below.

August 04, 1958 | Gerald Holland

August 04, 1958 | Charles Goren
In Maimi Beach this week some 2,000 of the country's top players are battling their opponents—and, in the natural course of bridge events, their partners, too—for trophies representing the...

August 04, 1958
BASEBALL—BALTIMORE'S fluttery Orioles lit momentarily in second-place tie with skidding Red Sox for best showing since entering majors in 1954. Red Sox' preoccupation with previous week's bright...

August 04, 1958
First mount for Bill Hartack, nation's leading jockey turned steeplechaser, was Mielaison, who won 10-fence event at Monmouth.

August 04, 1958 | Martin Kane
Lightweight Champion Joe Brown retains crown despite leftish plot

August 04, 1958 | Coles Phinizy
The kingly muskellunge taxes the patience of anglers who try to catch him and of conservationists who try to hatch him

August 04, 1958 | William Leggett

August 04, 1958
2—drawings by Ajay4—Turfotos, A.P., Neil Clemans-Mirror-Daily News5—A.P., David Kitz, Central Press, USAF, Canada Pictures, Joe Wissel-Daytona Daily News, Toronto Telegram8—Howard...

August 04, 1958 | Herbert Warren Wind

August 04, 1958 | Phil Taylor
Wedge shots, whether from hard sand or soft, must not be forced. They must be played with an easy, lazy swing in which the sand is used as a buffer to poofff the ball out. And, of course, to get...

August 04, 1958
ARCHERY—SIGRID JOHANSSON, Sweden women's world championship, 11 points over New Jersey's Ann Corby; James Caspers, Racine, Wis., 50-meter world title; Sweden's Stig Thyssel, men's world...

August 04, 1958
Barbara McIntire, pretty 23-year-old Jupiter, Fla. golfer, covered last eight holes of women's Western Amateur 2 under par, was able to beat Medalist Ann Quast 2 and 1 in 36-hole final at Chicago...

August 04, 1958 | Walter Bingham
Joey Jay, first Little Leaguer to make the majors, has pitched the Braves to the league lead

August 04, 1958 | Roger Bannister
In the Empire Games the runners from down under swept everything from the 880 up

August 04, 1958 | Mark Harris

August 04, 1958 | Mark Harris
Mark Harris has written three baseball novels, the best known of which is Bang the Drum Slowly. The story of Fibber Hirayama is the byproduct of a Fulbright Scholarship, which took Harris to the...

August 04, 1958
[Television]Television[Color television]Color television[Network radio]Network radio

August 04, 1958
NO TIME FOR SWIMMERSSirs:Your article on Chris von Saltza ("I Like to Beat 'Em," SI, July 21) was really great. I am one of many American swimmers who feel that swimming does not get enough...

August 04, 1958
'It's sort of like flying'

August 04, 1958 | Tex Maule
That special American dynamism diagnosed by Parry O'Brien couldn't quite stop Russia in a bitterly fought track duel