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Oct. 20, 1958
Oct. 20, 1958

Table of Contents
Oct. 20, 1958

Lady In A Man's Game
Dallas Comeuppance
  • Texas vengeance after years of Oklahoma mistreatment was the biggest but not the only spectacular news of a hectic football weekend. There was retribution in South Bend as a brave young Army team outplayed Notre Dame and achieved an even split in the two-year revival of this highly charged rivalry. In Michigan the blessings were mixed: Navy demonstrated to the University of Michigan that air power is a vital element in a sailor's arsenal; Michigan State salvaged regional pride by repulsing previously undefeated Pittsburgh. Anyone who saw these games or the games captured in the pictures on the left will understand the pleasures our "Field and Campus" correspondent describes below.

Wonderful World Of Sport
Preview: Hockey 1958-59
Pro Football
Shooting By Instinct
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

faces in the crowd...

Marshelia Stephenson, 15, won 293-year-old Newmarket Town Plate at Newmarket, England, although the youngest rider in the four-mile race. Charles-II established and endowed the classic race in 1666.

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Dick Ellis, Army master sergeant of Attleboro, Mass., ran third in 40,000-meter cross-country at Bern, Switzerland to help U.S. win five-nation pentathlon, help himself finish second with total 5,041 points in contest.

Lee Petty, 42, of Randleman, N.C., despite his seventh-place finish in the Martinsville, Va. 200-mile NASCAR sweepstakes, earned enough points to win Grand National driver's championship for the second time.

Tom Courtney, holder of 880-yard world record and 800-meter Olympic champion, accepted assistant track coach job at Harvard. Courtney, enrolled in business school, will work with old Army coach, Bill McCurdy.

Dan Orlich, former Green Bay Packer end from Reno, Nev., set a world record in trap-shooting by dropping 399 of 400 targets to take all-round championship of the Sahara Gun Club's fall tournament at Las Vegas.

Travis Kerr, owner of 4-year-old bay, Round Table, entered colt in Hawthorne's Gold Cup where $73,250 first-money made Round Table richest horse in racing history with $1,336,364 total for three-year career.

Laverne Fator, Hailey, Idaho rider who won more than 1,000 races in a 14-year career as jockey, received posthumous tribute as writers and broadcasters elected him to National Jockeys Hall of Fame, Pimlico.