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Dec. 01, 1958
Dec. 01, 1958

Table of Contents
Dec. 1, 1958

Homemade Mountains
Pro Football
Pro Golf
Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
Wonderful World Of Sport
Ski Preview
On Field And Campus
Pro Basketball
Hockey
Cards
Food
Obiter Dicta
  • Or, some passing remarks from the halls of science by a wise and witty man who proves that the ivory tower has a view—including a view of sports. And so we introduce Dr. Vannevar Bush, spectator sports expert, chairman of the corporation of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, leader of scientists—and a host of his colleagues, whose interests, as shown here, range from boxing through sailing to driving hot cars

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Contents

14 Love Affair in Baltimore
The Colts should win the football championship of the world. By Tex Maule

This is an article from the Dec. 1, 1958 issue

16 The Canada Cup
From Mexico City, Gwilym Brown describes the flavor of the international tournament

Preview: The 1958-59 Ski Season

18 Spectacle: Color and fun in Idaho
38 Comment: Mort Lund tells about Sun Valley
47 Equipment: Developments for speed and safety

29 Tennis? It's Jumping
Coach Kramer has the amateurs leaping in the air and Aussies edgy as the cup rounds approach

30 Johansson Pays a Secret Visit
The unheralded journey of the handsome Swedish heavyweight promises a Patterson fight

32 A Good Man Gets Bad News
Tuberculosis has interrupted the playing career of Milwaukee's Red Schoendienst

36 Look Who's Fishing
The women went out for sailfish in Palm Beach this time, and men cheered from the shore

64 New Way with an Old Classic
Italian risotto is easy now, thanks to the electric fry pan. A recipe by Mary Frost Mabon

70 A Famous Scientist Looks at Sports
Dr. Vannevar Bush reveals an expert, witty—and perhaps controversial—interest in sports

The departments

8 Football's 10th Week
10 Scoreboard
12 Coming Events
23 Events & Discoveries
34 Wonderful World
50 On Field and Campus
55 Pro Basketball
56 Hockey
59 Charles Goren
62 Tip from the Top
64 Food
81 19th Hole
84 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 10

Cover: Sun Valley family

Pat Saviers and her daughter Georgia are rare people in the world of snow. They live in Sun Valley. For other views of Sun Valley and the 1958-59 ski PREVIEW, see page 18.

Photograph by Joern Gerdts

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Next week

•In the annual College Basketball Issue, Kentucky's controversial Adolph Rupp writes a forthright declaration of his sometimes criticized coaching philosophy. Collegian Ron Johnson explains how important the game is to him, but veteran Sportswriter Shirley Povich speaks for the opposition when he says. "Basketball is for the birds." Color photographs and a black-and-white picture story of The Best Game of the Year, plus paintings of The Dream Team by Russell Hoban, unique statistics and analysis of 180 teams.