14 The New Rage to Win
Commando tactics at Kentucky accentuate the latest philosophy of college football—victory at any price
18 Giant Shot That Forced a Playoff
Willie Mays hits a home run that saves the season for San Francisco and dismays the Dodgers
20 The Facts About the Big Fight
Some nonsensical cries were raised when Sonny Liston knocked out Floyd Patterson
28 Two Men on a Wall of Terror
In the second installment of The Climb Up to Hell, the implacable Eiger demands its human sacrifice
October 7, 1962
38 A Peck of Pretty Ponies
Texan Billy Griffith has got himself some fine Shetlands and a stable more fit for man than beast
47 The Magnificent Squirt
Tommy McDonald, one of the smallest players in pro football, is also one of the best—and most original
66 Saturday's Hero Is Doing Fine
The myth of the tramp athlete is demolished by the head of the University of Pittsburgh
56 Horse Racing
63 Football's Week
81 For the Record
82 19th Hole
Acknowledgments on page 81
Cover painting by Frank Mullins
The world series goes on a coast-to-coast basis for the first time as the Yankees fight to keep baseball's championship in The Bronx. Roy Terrell and Tom Brody report.
Towering quarterback Sonny Gibbs surprises his followers as much with his talk as with passes. John Underwood tells about the TCU giant and the best of his contemporaries.
The game warden patrols the woods and streams with equal consideration for the sportsmen and the game they seek. A look at a dedicated corps by Barbara Heilman.