14 SOUNDTRACK Snavely in Paradise...Beware Green...Soccer in Moscow
17 SPECTACLE Riding the surf in Hawaii, IN COLOR by HY PESKIN
21 THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT As the camera sees it
73 SCOREBOARD and Week's Winners
October 18, 1954
75 COMING EVENTS
10 A KNICKERBOCKER BUCKAROO
Madison Square Garden is a long way from the old Wild West but its rodeo is the biggest and, bustingest. Told in words and pictures by PAUL O'NEIL and HY PESKIN
26 NASHUA: A HORSE TO WATCH
His dashing victory in the Belmont Futurity makes him the top two-year-old. Story and analysis by WHITNEY TOWER and ALBION HUGHES
29 THE QUEEN WHO LOVES THE SPORT OF KINGS
Elizabeth II has become one of Europe's most important stable owners, and on Nov. 3 she invades the U.S.
By ANDRE LAGUERRE
32 TIGER CUBS' BUILD-UP
A photographic report on how Princeton goes about training freshmen football players
34 "COLLEGE FOOTBALL IS AN INFERNAL NUISANCE"
ROBERT M. HUTCHINS, who helped abolish football at the University of Chicago, tells why he has not changed his mind
37 A BOOM YEAR FOR AMERICAN SAILORS
The 1954 season, with its thrills, upsets and heartbreaks, reviewed by ROBERT N. BAVIER JR.
49 SI'S SECOND SHORT STORY: "GORM"
The fable of a football god who let his school down but achieved immortality elsewhere. By WILL STANTON
52 THE NEW PORSCHE ON TRIAL
JOHN BENTLEY puts this fast European sports car through another exhaustive SI road test.
60 THE HOCKEY WARS RESUME
SI offers a preview of the new season—and of the traditional scoring duel between Howe and Richard
62 FOOTBALL: WISCONSIN AND THE MEN IN THE MIDDLE
How the Badgers milled to beat Rice, reported by HERMAN HICKMAN and HY PESKIN. Also: Hickman's Hunches and his analysis of two platoon football on p. 64, and beginning on p. 65 a portfolio of great Midwestern stars, photographed IN COLOR by MARK KAUFFMAN
THE GREAT OUTDOORS:
41 Found: Theodore Gordon's Fly Box. The kit actually used by the father of American fly-fishing, photographed IN COLOR by RICHARD MEEK, with text by JOHN McDONALD
45 The Shark That Won't Give Up. Fighting the makos off Montauk. By CHUCK MEYER
48 Elk Down East. JAMES B. TREFETHEN finds them plentiful but expensive
76 The Fisherman's Calendar. Compiled by ED ZERN
57 Herbert Warren Wind tells how four pros tried to match Bob Jones' greatest putt
58 Bill Talbert reports on the Davis Cup matches in Mexico and looks ahead to Australia
64 Herman Hickman discovers the whereabouts of the lost platoon
71 Column of the Week: MEYER BERGER discovers a non-waving flag waver
77 Victor Kalman describes the big moment of an unknown bowler
4 Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks: Are the coaches taking football away from the players?
6 Pat on the Back: Praise for those not already smothered with it
54 Under 21: DUANE DECKER interviews the young queen of the trick riders
55 You Should Know: If you are going to take up horseback riding
69 Health: Football injuries and new types of protective gear
78 Sporting Look: What they wear on football weekends
80 Yesterday: The day STANLEY KETCHEL tried to knock out JACK JOHNSON
83 The 19th Hole: The readers take over
COVER: Great racing isn't always on the flat
Photograph by HY PESKIN
Steeplechase racing in America has never sent the track's patrons flocking" to the pari-mutuel windows. The sport, however, has a natural beauty and a thrilling breakneck quality known to few other outdoor spectacles. SI's Hy Peskin recently caught two strong jumpers literally giving Belmont Park patrons a run—and a jump—for their money.
Acknowledgments on page 72
IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE
THE RUSSIAN "AMATEURS"
An eye-opening report by Don Canham, Michigan track coach, with four pages IN COLOR of Soviet athletes in action
THE DIRT-TRACK RACERS
A report on next Sunday's AAA meet at Sacramento, plus a short close-up of Champion Jim Bryan and a review of the season
PHEASANTS AND FOXES
EDMUND GILLIGAN offers a provocative report on their war in North Dakota
Three cameramen—PETER BARRETT, JOE COUDERT, ROBERT KEAGLE—photograph a pheasant shoot IN COLOR
HARRY BOTSFOBD tells the secrets of cooking upland birds
REGINALD WELLS and TONI FRISSELL go, cub hunting with the Cheshire Foxhounds
PLUS: A DEFINITIVE ARTICLE ON BOWLING BY VICTOR KALMAN