THE BASEBALL HEADLINES: JOE DIMAGGIO AND MARILYN MONROE tied the
knot in January, and untied it in October; in the World Series a
spectacular catch by Willie Mays robbed Cleveland's Vic Wertz of an
extra-base hit, and the go- ahead run, and the Giants went on to take
four straight from the favored Indians. Other news flashes: Rocky
Marciano twice defended his heavyweight title against Ezzard Charles;
the Red Wings took a seven-game Stanley Cup finals from the
Canadiens. Seven of SI's 20 covers in '54 featured animals.