16 Sword Dancer Proves His Point
A superb performance by a superb animal settles the question of who's the Horse of the Year
This is an article from the Nov. 9, 1959 issue
20 Spectacle: Harvard Weekend
Harvard Indifference is a forgotten philosophy on the day of the Yale game
34 Gaggle of Elegance
Gleaming brightwork glares back at the California sun as swank auto owners muster their turnouts
36 Pheasants along the Platte
After many lean years, Nebraska has a virtual explosion of upland game birds
40 Falcons, Tigers and Ivies
LSU and Air Force heroics dominated the weekend, but don't forget Dartmouth and Harvard
48 A Wall of 49ers
Tex Maule and Robert Riger analyze, in words and drawings, how the 49ers stunned the Rams
56 How to Lose Tourists
Fidel Castro is fawning and ferocious by turns at a weird travel convention in Havana
70 Up Squash! Down Baseball!
A report by Stephen Birmingham on the "status escalators" of eastern college sports
10 Football's 7th Week
14 Coming Events
25 Events & Discoveries
32 Wonderful World
64 Charles Goren
69 Tip from the Top
83 19th Hole
88 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 8
Cover: Dallas Football
The football player and the pretty girl on this week's cover are symbols of modern U.S. college campus society. They are Star Quarterback Bobby Lackey and his wife Judy of the University of Texas.
Photograph by Marvin E. Newman
•Speeding to the end of the 1959 season, U.S. amateur sports car drivers will decide divisional championships at Daytona's fast new speedway. A report on the contenders.
•The camera boom is a boon to sports lovers. A review of what's new and electrifying on the market today, and how to use the latest gadgets to increase your camera power.
•Peter Matthiessen's account of the decline of U.S. wildlife and of efforts to save it, held out of the Nov. 2 issue to make way for Yellowstone, will appear next week.