faces in the crowd...

Dec. 22, 1958
Dec. 22, 1958

Table of Contents
Dec. 22, 1958

49 Yards
Puerto Rico Golf
  • Red Grange makes his predictions and analyses of the annual football classics, and the football staff and correspondents present their scouting reports on the contestants. On the right are the TV data for each game. Save them and the scouting reports for use during the games

  • Two offense-minded teams meet in finale of the lopsided series between the winners of the Big Ten and Pacific Coast Conferences

  • A small young Air Force team meets a large young Texas Christian team, and the odds, as usual, favor the side with the bigger guns

  • Big, fast LSU faces big, not-so-fast Clemson and the race, despite the parable of the tortoise and the hare, should go to the swift

  • Two plodding teams with little guile and much power will try to run over and through one another. A surprise pass might win it

  • Florida, a team which defends magnificently, meets a Mississippi team which does everything pretty well but may not score enough this time

Napier Plan
Silver All-America
Family Skiing
James Michael Curley
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

faces in the crowd...

Charlotte Grubic, who placed only 15th in last year's World Invitational bowling tournament and was surprised by return invitation, won cliff-hanging finals to become world champion.

This is an article from the Dec. 22, 1958 issue

Paul Dietzel, 34, who coached LSU to national football championship (10 wins, no losses), won Coach of the Year election by the American College Football Coaches Assn. by overwhelming vote.

Althea Gibson, withdrawn from competitive tennis for a year, displayed yet another talent in her portrayal of a Negro slave for John Huston's Civil War movie, The Horse Soldiers.

Dorothea Dean of Woodstock, Vt., out-fished men and women alike in the first annual Guy Lombardo sailfish tournament at Marathon, Fla., in five-day competition strung up 1,400 points.

Jim Jarrett, veteran Negro coach, Charleston, W. Va., was appointed basketball coach at the integrated high school in city. Said Jarrett: "I have to look at my skin to realize its color."

Judy Grinham, fetching 19-year-old English swimming star and winner of an Olympic gold medal, was elected British Sportswoman of 1958 in a poll conducted by the London Daily Express.

Louis Lourmais, 38-year-old French frogman determined to swim 600 miles down Canada's ice-laced Fraser River, popped up at 100-mile mark, promised to press on regardless.