Table of Contents

November 04, 1957

NOW IN NOVEMBER 20
At midseason, a reflective look at football's teams and totals

THE BOY GREW UP 24
The amazing story of Bobby Cox, a problem child turned football hero. By ROY TERRELL. Also, the SPECTACLE of Michigan Homecoming Weekend IN COLOR

THIS VINTAGE YEAR 38
Superb basketball is the promise of a new pro season. SCOUTING REPORTS and ratings of all eight NBA teams. By JEREMIAH TAX

A BOAT FOR A BRIDE 40
Designer Bill Garden dreamed up the Oceanus to get his new wife to sea. By MORT LUND, with plan drawings and photographs IN COLOR

WHAT'S IN A NAME? 52
For once, the great pacer Torpid lived up to his incongruous name. By JEREMIAH TAX

SPORTING LOOK AT EUROPE'S SWEATERS... 56
...and the girls who wear them. Photographed IN COLOR

A WELL-ARMED GIRL IN THE WILDS 68
VIRGINIA KRAFT visits Montana's Bob Marshall Wilderness and bags a bear. With photographs IN COLOR and a map of the hunting area

THE DEPARTMENTS

•SCOREBOARD 6
•PIGSKIN PANORAMA 9
•HICKMAN'S HUNCHES 9
•PRO PARADE 10
•FROM THE FLYWAYS 11
•COMING EVENTS 14
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 29
•TIP FROM THE TOP 66
•BONNIE PRUDDEN 76
•CARDS ON THE TABLE 79
•HOTBOX 80
•THE 19TH HOLE 81
•PAT ON THE BACK 84

Acknowledgments on page 12

COVER: BOBBY Cox

Photograph by Ed Stein

A gambler in cleats, Minnesota's daring quarterback keeps the fans on their feet. If his All-America hopes are blunted by days when he and his teammates seem unable to get themselves organized, Bobby takes it stoically. His problems nowadays seem small compared to those he has had to surmount all his life.

TWO PHOTOS

NEXT WEEK

A GREAT HORSE AND A SCRAPPY GENERAL
The Lemon Drop Kid conquered Kansas City, but Humberto Mariles found a fight at the Harrisburg Horse Show

PLUS:
HERBERT WARREN WIND REPORTS FROM TOKYO ON JAPAN'S BIG GOLF VICTORY

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