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Dec. 02, 1957
Dec. 02, 1957

Table of Contents
Dec. 2, 1957

From The Flyways
Fisherman's Calendar
Scouting Report
  • NAVY 24

    The 1957 Middies are as dangerous as any in Coach Eddie Erdelatz' eight years at Annapolis. An upset by North Carolina and tie by Duke showed that their explosive running-passing can be stopped, but Navy has relaxed since and a bowl hangs on victory

  • ARMY 26

    This year Coach Earl Blaik has assembled his favorite kind of Army team—a big, strong bulldozer that has averaged 405 yards per game. It will go over, through or around you, and only Notre Dame has stopped it. It lacks guile but needs none

Lambs into Lions
Pheasant Flurry
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

these faces in the crowd...

Mickey Mantle, slugging New York Yankee outfielder whose batting tailed off ever so slightly this year, still won American League's MVP award for second time. Said Mickey: "A complete surprise...I thought Ted Williams would make it easily."

This is an article from the Dec. 2, 1957 issue

Mrs. Jan Burke, comely brunette who has been around race tracks almost all her life, got her biggest thrill when gallant 5-year-old, Dedicate, recently retired, was named handicap horse of the year in annual Morning Telegraph poll (see below).

Sam Hanks, heavy-footed wheel jockey for 22 years and winner of Indianapolis 500 last May, who will retire after Dec. 1 250-miler at Riverside, Calif., was honored as USAC's man of year "for many fine contributions to auto racing," at Los Angeles.

Crawford Kennedy, young Scotsman who runs for Michigan State, beat Ron Delany by 90 yards in New York to succeed older brother Henry as IC4 A cross-country champion, this week was fifth behind Max Truex in NCAA meet at East Lansing.

Asa S. Bushnell, sometimes stern but always able commissioner of Eastern College Athletic Conference, has been named to receive Touchdown Club of New York 1957 award for "individual who has made a contribution of permanent value to football."