Sept. 30, 1963
Sept. 30, 1963

Table of Contents
Sept. 30, 1963

  • Bear Bryant's Alabama team, in an almost exact reenactment of the 1962 game that led to a celebrated libel suit, again proved it was far superior to Johnny Griffith's University of Georgia Bulldogs

World Series
Bears And Others
The Girls To Beat
  • Pretty girls from all over the world are competing in track and field—and having fun. But where are the Americans? They are at home, demurely avoiding physical stress and missing out on a very good thing

College Football
Pro Football
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


20 Settled out of Court
Alabama and Georgia, whose game last year resulted in a famous trial, played again—with the same verdict

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26 Next Stop: The Yankees
Behind superb left-handed pitching, the Dodgers cooled off the Cardinals and wrapped up that elusive pennant

30 The Elegant Bay of Mrs. Buck
Overtrick had to break the world record for pacers in order to win the Little Brown Jug

32 Football's Greatest Scout
That's what Fido Murphy calls himself, among other superlatives. He's pretty good, too

47 Bears and Other Commuters
Humans have been infringing on animal territory for eons. Now there is evidence that animals are infringing back

54 Girls Our Girls Can't Beat
Russia's Valentina Maslovskaya and a gallery of pretty European athletes win consistently over the U.S. Why?

80 The Remarkable Wahoo
Wiliest and possibly the fastest of fish, the wahoo drives Bermuda's expert anglers daffy with its tactics

The departments

16 Scorecard
61 College Football
68 Sporting Look
70 Boating
76 Pro Football
95 For the Record
96 19th Hole

Acknowledgments on page 95

Cover photographs by Herb Scharfman


Next week

On Anticosti Island a Frenchman named Menier set free 100 pairs of deer in the last years of the 19th century. Today Anticosti affords the best deer hunting in North America.

An auld ghost haunts the Scottish farm of Jim Clark, the youngest Grand Prix world champion ever, but Kenneth Rudeen reports that it frightens him even less than fast driving.

Oklahoma, climbing again to the top of college football ranks, meets strong Southern Cal. Dan Jenkins scrutinizes Bud Wilkinson's Sooners in the big game of their big comeback.