Table of Contents

November 07, 1955

4 SCOREBOARD
11 EVENTS & DISCOVERIES
26 THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT
55 FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR
62 COMING EVENTS
63 THE 19TH HOLE
68 PAT ON THE BACK

AN SI FOOTBALL ROUNDUP

20 NOW IN NOVEMBER
SI editors and correspondents present a section-by-section report on the outstanding teams of college foot-ball as the autumn winds grow keener and the unbeaten shrink to a stately few. Plus HERMAN HICKMAN'S selections of the country's best linemen and his HUNCHES on the week's winners

15 SPECTACLE: FOOTBALL'S GIRLS
Cheerleading used to be a man's job, but the girls have all but taken over, as these photographs IN COLOR testify

19 FROM 'RAH' TO THE SUPERSONIC
A lighthearted survey by MARTIN KANE of the ancient and latter-day history of cheerleading

32 THE ANNUAL DINNER AT HAPPY KNOLL
In another report on his favorite country club, J. P. MARQUAND divulges details of a short, sharp struggle between the youthful forces of progress and the entrenched supporters of tradition

34 HUNTING THE PISMO CLAM
It may sound like tame sport, but there are those who drive 150 miles just for a half hour's digging on this California beach where the world's most succulent clam is found. With a double-page photograph IN COLOR by ROBERT J. SMITH

38 THE GREAT HORSE OF THE WEST
The ubiquitous quarter horse is bred for the open plains, is unsurpassed in a crowd of cattle and is just about unbeatable as a sprinter. HOLLAND MCCOMBS tells about him, with pictures by TONI FRISSELL

52 PHEASANTS BY THE SCORE
On Pelee Island in Lake Erie there are more pheasants than almost anywhere, and a phenomenal two-day hunt is staged each year for those privileged to shoot them. GEORGE LAYCOCK reports on it, with three pages IN COLOR by JOHN ZIMMERMAN

THE DEPARTMENTS:

6 Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks members of the New York Touchdown Club: Why are small towns and cities usually better football towns than New York?

37 Tip from the Top: NOBEL CHALFANT warns of the dangers in overstudying your putts

45 Hickman's Hunches: Still batting .757, SI's football expert looks ahead to next week's winners

46 Column of the Week: John Gillooly of the Boston Record reports on the new relationship between Vince Martinez and Bill Daly

60 Yesterday: NATHANIEL BENCHLEY, in excerpts from his forthcoming book, recalls the exhausting sporting life of his famous humorist father

COVER: BOB PELLEGRINI

Photograph by Hy Peskin

Bob Pellegrini, the man with the big white 50 on his red University of Maryland jersey, is not exactly a scholastic type. He doesn't need to be: football is what he lives for, football is his aim in later life and football is all his fans and fellow students ask of him. He gives it to them in stylish fashion, being just about the best center and linebacker in the college game today (see page 45), an easy cinch for All-America. A coal miner's son from Yatesboro, Pa., Pellegrini is a senior this year, happily majoring in physical education and, along with Co-captain Ed Vereb, studying Courtship and Marriage as an elective. Does fairly well, too; last year he had a 2.5 average, equal to C plus.

Acknowledgments on page 47

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IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE

THE YANKEES IN JAPAN
After the dark night of the World Series, Casey Stengel & Co. find adulation—and victory—in the Land of the Rising Sun

TEXAS GETS INTO THE FOOTBALL CONTROVERSY
Ohio State methods? Ivy Group plan? Neither, says Dutch Meyer, whose unrecruited TCU Horned Frogs play for fun but win a lot of ball games in the process

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)