21 SOUNDTRACK Ezzard & the Press...Masters of Croquet...Toll of Carol & Edna
17 SPECTACLE Introducing Notre Dame's new coach and his backfield, IN COLOR
24 THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT As the camera sees it
73 SCOREBOARD and Week's Winners
September 27, 1954
75 COMING EVENTS
10 A WORLD SERIES PREVIEW
Presenting the Cleveland Indians and the New York Giants: the players and their performances; the prospects, with scouting reports; the stadiums in cutaway drawings. An SI analysis by GORDON COBBLEDICK, ROGER KAHN, and others
16 THE TRUE SPIRIT OF NOTRE DAME
The President of America's most famous football college describes how the Irish blend athletics with education; and Mark Kauffman shows Coach Terry Brennan and his backfield IN COLOR. By FATHER THEODORE M. HESBURGH
26 FOOTBALL FROM PIKE'S PEAK TO THE PACIFIC
In his second regional report, HERMAN HICKMAN looks over the rugged football land of the Far West. He also picks the week's winners on page 71
33 VANCOUVER FUN & GAMES
Mark Kauffman's color camera records some of the incidental excitement which didn't make the headlines in the British Empire Games
35 SOMETHING FOR THE GIRLS...
If you're thinking of turning professional, here is some advice from a pro who should know. By GUSSIE MORAN as told to DEIRDRE BUDGE
58 REMATCH IS NO MATCH
The look of defeat came into Ezzard Charles' face in the second round. BUDD SCHULBERG tells the story
64 NEW DEAL FOR NEW YORK RACING
A dramatic new plan to recast racing for the benefit of the public has Jockey Club backing. By WHITNEY TOWER
70 FOOTBALL GAME OF THE WEEK
The first of SI's Games of the Week features Oklahoma's victory over California. In text and pictures
THE GREAT OUTDOORS:
52 The Case for Telescopic Sights. A report on a controversial but up-and-coming hunter's aid with one page IN COLOR.
By PAUL R. WALKER
56 The Mighty Stumps. A walk through a wood of devastated giants.
By JOHN O'REILLY
50 Phone For Your Fish. An obsolete gadget is creating havoc among catfish.
By EMMETT GOWEN
76 The Fisherman's Calendar. Compiled by ED ZERN
47 Herbert Warren Wind writes nostalgically about the greatest golf course of them all: 200-year-old St. Andrews
72 John Bentley sifts the circuit dust stirred up at Watkins Glen
57 Red Smith tells how Marty Marion was rewarded for being honest about the Orioles
77 Victor Kalman salutes Floretta McCutcheon, the grand little lady of bowling
2 Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks: Does the horse player die broke?
4 Pat on the Back: Praise for those not already smothered with it
37 Health: Motion sickness can be licked, and here's how
39 You Should Know: if you plan to take up bicycling
45 Under 21: DUANE DECKER talks with the boy who caddies for the President
48 Sporting Look: Scottish tweeds and American outfits go hunting on the heather
65 Sport in Art: Thomas Eakins was one of America's giants in sporting art. IN COLOR
78 Yesterday: A tribute to Pop Warner, the man who created modern football
81 The 19th Hole: The readers take over
84 Last Laugh: The cartoonists have their innings
Acknowledgments on page 76
COVER: Calvin Jones, Iowa Guard
Photograph by MARK KAUFFMAN
There's a stone wall waiting in Iowa to crack the skulls of the Notre Dame backfield shown in color on pages 17 to 20, and the keystone in it is a six-foot, 210-pound guard named Calvin Jones. A star player on one of Herman Hickman's eleven elevens, he symbolizes the rugged spirit of the line as the season gets underway.
IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE
A distinguished novelist who has made a study of fishermen reflects on angling in Europe and the U.S.
CORNELIA OTIS SKINNER
A sportsman's wife with a noted wit looks back on years and tears of following a fanatic on his rounds
The creator of Studs Lonigan recalls the unforgettable moment of his first World Series
...AND HERMAN HICKMAN LOOKS AT SOUTHERN FOOTBALL