Oct. 11, 1965
Oct. 11, 1965

Table of Contents
Oct. 11, 1965

Bighorn Sheep
  • Few if any hunters ever have been butted to death by a bighorn sheep. Despite this seemingly encouraging fact, the bighorn is generally considered the most challenging trophy in North America. This is less because of what it is than of where it goes—up cliff, down canyon, sometimes almost in air. Even on a well-organized trip the bighorn is hard to get. Given a drunken guide, a mountain full of snappish rattlesnakes and some fairly tender feet—well, such an adventure can become pretty hairy, as this diary of a week in Idaho's Primitive Area painfully reveals.

Horse Shows
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


26 Georgia Proves Its Point
Unawed by the giants of Michigan, the little Bulldogs hit so hard they had the Wolverines' tongues hanging out

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30 Beachy and Wesley and L.B.J.
Three relatively unknown Dodgers contributed mightily in the drive to the National League pennant

32 France Repels the Invasion
Tom Rolfe and a flock of non-French Thoroughbreds went to Longchamp, but home talent prevailed

34 The 49ers Get Hot
In sedate San Francisco the pros are rah-rah, and even the fans are cheering politely again

40 Eyeball to Eyeball with Victory
A Washington columnist tells how the government was saved when the Senators moved before they won a pennant

42 The Bear Bryant Hilton
No college football players live better than Alabama's, whose athletic dorm has all the comforts home never had

56 The Little Battle of the Bighorn
An ill-planned sheep hunt turns into a war against rattlesnakes and whiskey

78 Cassius Clay Must Be Beaten
Floyd Patterson says the heavyweight title cannot remain in Muslim control—and tells how he hopes to retrieve it

The departments

19 Scorecard
47 Football's Week
66 People
69 Golf
72 Baseball
74 Bridge
76 Horse Shows
101 For the Record
102 19th Hole

Credits on page 101

Cover photograph by Lawrence Schiller


Next week

The world series between the Minnesota Twins and the Los Angeles Dodgers is now under way. Here the moments that count are analyzed—and photographed in full color.

Best defenseman in college football is Texas' Tommy Nobis. Dan Jenkins describes the marauding linebacker who loves to talk as much as he enjoys wrecking the opposition.

Once a way-out game for thrill-seeking nuts, surfing is now the province of the middle class, which rides little waves in little contests. It still, writes Gilbert Rogin, is a little nutty.