Contents

October 26, 1959

14 A WaRRR EEEgle for Bobby Hunt
Undefeated Georgia Tech bows to an Auburn team spurred on by a young back and a defiant cry

16 Here Comes the Big Fellow at Last
Fabulous Wilt the Stilt finally makes his pro basketball debut. Plus reports on all NBA teams

28 The Eternal Football Game
George Ade's ageless but aging College Widow returns again to cheer the team to victory

32 Spectacle: Australian Football
One of the world's roughest games is photographed in color before 99,000 rabid partisans down under

38 Fitness for What?
A search for some answers not readily available to contestants in TV's isolation booths

46 A Determined Son
A son of a Derby winner from California wins the richest horse race ever held in New York

58 Pro Hamlet
John Zimmerman's color camera catches the theatrical good looks of Giant Frank Gifford

61 This Boat Hardly Needs Water
A propellerless craft that can run at high speed through a foot of water is boating's biggest news

72 The Year, the Bulls and the Truth
A report by John Blashill on the great mano a mano series between Ordó√±ez and Dominguín

84 Young Man, Go North!
American football players in Canada have fun, the fans are mad for them and the pay is excellent

The departments

9 Scoreboard
11 Football's 5th Week
26 Wonderful World
37 Events & Discoveries
46 Horse Racing
53 Horse Show
54 Pro Football
61 Boating
67 Food
72 Bullfight
76 Charles Goren
79 Tip from the Top
97 19th Hole
100 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 9

Cover: George Izo

George Izo of Notre Dame is the coach's dream of the ideal quarterback. For a report on how his career has fared at South Bend, turn to page 80.

Photograph by Arthur Daley

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Next week

•Four pages of color pictures of the Eldorado Country Club golf course, a dazzling setting in California's desert for next month's Ryder Cup matches.

•The tragic story of the decline of American wildlife and of efforts to save it is told by Peter Matthiessen in the first of several SPORTS ILLUSTRATED studies on conservation.

•Football's Sixth Week: The surprises are only half over as the collegiate season enters its final month. Reports on the major games, along with the color picture of the week.

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