Search

CONTENTS

Nov. 15, 1954
Nov. 15, 1954

Table of Contents
Nov. 15, 1954

Under 21
Pat On The Back
  • Herewith a salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, regardless of whether they have yet earned its tallest headlines

Horse Racing
Spectacle
  • With rough, resourceful backs to carry the ball and a light, fast line to keep the enemy honest, Oklahoma has won 16 games in a row—longest streak in major college football

Christenberry
Country Fair
Column Of The Week
Golf
Bowling
Motor Sports
Slippery Rock
Sport In Art
  • This is how Painter Fletcher Martin saw the postfight turmoil in Marciano's quarters after his second light with Ezzard Charles at the Yankee Stadium

Lady Ruler
Nature
Acknowledgments
Fisherman's Calendar
Yesterday
  • Little Willie Hoppe played matches crawling around on billiard tables, confounding and infuriating his grown-up adversaries

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

CONTENTS

14 SOUNDTRACK Philadelphia Heirlooms...Germany's Winkler...Pep Pills

This is an article from the Nov. 15, 1954 issue

16 SPECTACLE The Oklahoma Sooners in action IN COLOR

21 THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT As the camera sees it

75 SCOREBOARD and Week's Winners

77 COMING EVENTS

4 U.S. FOOTBALL STADIUMS
and the playing field itself

10 BANANA NOSE SHOWS 'EM HOW
Eddie Arcaro rides Fisherman to victory on grass against Europe's equine champions. A report by WHITNEY TOWER and ALBION HUGHES

28 BUDDY PARKER—THE COACH ALMOST NOBODY KNOWS
By "keeping it simple" he has piloted the Detroit Lions to two championships. By TOMMY DEVINE with photographs by HY PESKIN

30 ROVER BOY IN THE JUNGLES OF BOXING
Robert Christenberry said he would chase the hoodlums out of the fight game. Who got chased? asks SI and DAN PARKER

36 THE WILD AND WONDERFUL WIDECOMBE FAIR
In England this fine old festival provides a stern test of man, woman and beast. A report in pictures by LARRY BURROWS

60 GOALIE SAWCHUK'S ROUGH NIGHT
Two pages of action photographs as Montreal's Canadiens down Detroit. By HY PESKIN

62 SLIPPERY ROCK AND THE ROCKETS
The little school in Pennsylvania is a lot more than a line of type in the football results. A report by ROBERT CREAMER and JERRY COOKE

70 THE U.S. QUEEN OF MEXICAN RACING
Mrs. Deborah Rood Everitt has made Mexico City's race track a delight to horses, owners and bettors, by DICKSON and PATRICIA HARTWELL

THE GREAT OUTDOORS:

40 The Ducks Are Flying South. An 11-page feature on the great migration, including an analysis by Florence Stumpf; a six-page foldout IN COLOR of the major flyways and the ducks that fly them, painted for SI by ATHOS MENABONI: and an article on ducks in Canada by SCOTT YOUNG
78 The Fisherman's Calendar. Compiled by ED ZERN

THE COLUMNISTS:

51 Column of the Week. JOHN CARMICHAEL says: let the champions play
52 Herbert Warren Wind finds golf may indeed be an old man's game
54 Victor Kalman describes bowling's most dramatic "10-pin tap"
56 John Bentley takes Britain's new MG out for a tortuous test
66 Herman Hickman on Georgia vs. Florida and hunches for this week

THE DEPARTMENTS:

2 Under 21: DUANE DECKER tells what it takes to be a cheerleader
6 Pat on the Back: Praise for those not already smothered with it
34 Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks: What can be done to clean up boxing?
68 Sport in Art: FLETCHER MARTIN paints Rocky Marciano in his dressing room
82 Yesterday: Willie Hoppe was a wizard even as a boy
84 The 19th Hole: The readers take over

Acknowledgments on page 74

COVER: Shoveller Duck

Painting by ATHOS MENABONI

Known also as spoonbill, broad-faced mallard and shovelnose, the shoveller is a handsome surface feeder, chiefly appearing along the Pacific and Central flyways, which are its principal migration routes. One of 16 distinguished duck portraits by Athos Menaboni, it is shown on the reverse of the foldout duck-fly ways map opposite page 40.

ILLUSTRATION

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE

THE FOOTBALL SEASON REACHES ITS PEAK

•ARMY'S RETURN TO POWER. An analysis by BOOTON HERNDON
•SCOUTING REPORT. Roth teams in the Army-Navy classic
•MIGHTY MOOSEHEART. Football at an orphanage. By JAMES POLING
•TITTLE OF THE 49ERS. A portrait by WILLIAM WORDEN
•SPECTACLE. A high school game in Connecticut IN COLOR
•WATCH FOR NO. 44. Story of a halfback by GILBERT MILSTEIN

FOX-PHEASANT CONTROVERSY
Famed wildlife authority DURWARD ALLEN speaks for game management

A CHRISTMAS GIFT LIST
Four pages of sporting presents photographed IN COLOR

SHOOTING DEER—COOKING IT
A report on hunting in the Kaibab by CHARLES C. NIEHUIS. With venison recipes by HARRY BOTSFORD

PLUS: ARKANSAS VS. S.M.U.; COACH WYATT OF THE RAZORBACKS; HICKMAN'S HUNCHES