Oct. 04, 1965
Oct. 04, 1965

Table of Contents
Oct. 4, 1965

Too Much Talk
World Series
Griese Kid
Torture On Wheels
Fishy Lady
The Redskins
Football's Week
  • By Tom C. Brody

    It was a Saturday of spectacular individual performances. Purdue's Bob Griese twinkled his eye toward the Heisman Trophy, for which he may have to hand-wrestle USC's matchingly brilliant Mike Garrett. Princeton's Charlie Gogolak kicked six field goals, Nebraska's Frank Solich ran like the prairie wind, Texas Western's Billy Stevens threw another show of touchdown passes and twin Easterners (below), captains both, met in bloody combat

Harness Racing
Pro Football
Norman Ford
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


24 The Desperate Hours
While the National League fought down to the wire, Minnesota demonstrated why it expects to win the Series

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30 Oh, That Griese Kid Stuff!
In a game that saw the lead change five times, Purdue's Bob Griese was too slick an operator for Notre Dame

32 Two Days of Torture on Wheels
The North American Bicycle Championship, a 190-mile grind at high altitudes, was a test of stamina and nerve

40 A Sinkbox Shoot
If a shooter can abide the cramped confines of a coffin, he can have geese sitting in his lap

46 Lady with a Fishy Reputation
Dr. Eugenie Clark has a full-scale past and present, and doubtless will have fish in her future

52 The Skins Game
To be seen seeing the Redskins is socially correct in Washington—a lucky thing for a so-so team

80 Tales of Norman Ford
How to save your hair, make perfume, move into Mrs. Astor's house with only one suit—and beat the races

The departments

16 Scorecard
62 Football's Week
68 Flying
72 Harness Racing
76 Pro Football
95 For the Record
96 Baseball's Week
97 19th Hole

Credits on page 95

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer


Next week

Chris's crew is breathing new life into the San Francisco 49ers. Tex Maule reports on Ken Willard and the other young pros who may make a genius of Coach Jack Christiansen.

The best horse in the world may be France's Sea Bird or England's Meadow Court—or America's Tom Rolfe. They and a dozen others meet in the Arc de Triomphe.

Two spaniards nearly won the 1963 Canada Cup in Paris. Now, in Madrid, a pair of them takes on Jack Nicklaus and Tony Lema, plus the top teams from 35 other countries.