CONTENTS

September 27, 1954

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

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

THE COLUMNISTS:

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

THE DEPARTMENTS:

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.

PHOTO

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE

JOHN STEINBECK
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

JAMES FARRELL
The creator of Studs Lonigan recalls the unforgettable moment of his first World Series

...AND HERMAN HICKMAN LOOKS AT SOUTHERN FOOTBALL

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Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
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