Oct. 30, 1961
Oct. 30, 1961

Table of Contents
Oct. 30, 1961

Hockey Schedule
Sierra Nevada Legend
Pro Basketball 1961 Preview
Bowling League
Football's Week
Field Hockey
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


18 Get Strong Without Moving
Athletes, housewives and tired businessmen are making a craze out of a no-sweat, no-pain system of exercise

This is an article from the Oct. 30, 1961 issue

22 From Shotgun to Popgun
Using a bewildering variety of defensive maneuvers, the Chicago Bears plugged the barrels of the 49ers offense

24 Jumping Jacques
In pro hockey the quality of mercy can be a strain on reflexes and leg muscles

Pro Basketball Preview

30 Philadelphia's new coach raises a standard
76 Scouting reports on the NBA and the new league

44 A $14 Million Bet on Bowling
That's how much the proprietors of a new big league are risking to interest spectators

56 Hell's Old Angels
Want a new hobby? Try collecting Spads, Nieuports and other real live airplanes from World War I

80 Love Song to the "Liberté"
The grand old lady of the French Line is going out of service, and an admirer bids her a fond farewell

The departments

9 Scorecard
64 Football's Week
70 Hunting
72 Field Hockey
74 Charles Goren
93 For the Record
94 19th Hole
96 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 93

Cover photograph by John G. Zimmerman


Next week

One of the quietest and loveliest sports in the world is soaring, flying on updrafts in unpowered aircraft. Roy Terrell describes his entry into the magical world of sailplanes and of thermals.

In their own private revolt against the space age, a growing number of yachtsmen are beginning to turn back to the fat, slow but delightful designs that grandfather used to love.

Kelso, our best horse, will represent the U.S. in Laurel's International next month. Whitney Tower tells how he rates against English, French and Russian entries in the big race.