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October 04, 1954 | Volume 1, Issue 8

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Joyce Sellers Cover - Sports Illustrated October 04, 1954

October 04, 1954 | Roger Kahn

October 04, 1954 | Roger Kahn
In New York, Casey Stengel signed a new Yankee contract. "I told them, they ought to fire me if I didn't win," Casey said, "and I didn't and they shoulda but they didn't. Now I got to find a way...

October 04, 1954
Millions watched big-league baseball from the stands—-millions more on the flickering screens of TV. It is a rare fan who does not have his own view, at season's end, of the key men and moments....

October 04, 1954 | Jimmy Jemail
The Answers:

October 04, 1954
A champion who was very nearly crippled a few days before the race takes charge of the Kentucky Derby of standardbred pacing—and prevents a filly from upsetting a nine-year-old tradition

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October 04, 1954
Summertime ski jump was brightly floodlit over massive colonnade of Soldier Field but failed to impress overheated Chicago. Only 31,000 persons attended the three-day Norge Ski Club event, plagued...

October 04, 1954 | Coles Phinizy

October 04, 1954 | Cornelia Otis Skinner
At the time of our marriage 25 years ago, my husband's sporting interests centered solely and passionately about horses: riding them, employing them for the pursuit of hounds, observing them at...

October 04, 1954 | John Bentley
Ford's latest creation is a speedy, sporty answer to the growing U.S. demand for power and comfort with a sports car thrill

October 04, 1954 | John Bentley
engine & chassis

October 04, 1954 | John Bentley
Acceleration through gears 0-30 mph: 4.0 secs.0—60 mph: 10.0 secs.0—80 mph: 16.8 secs.(High to second) 30-50 mph: 4.0 secs.Maximum speed obtained 110 mph.Brake Test (concrete surface)From 30 mph:...

October 04, 1954 | The Know-It-All
Old order changethBowling was so popular in 1366 that England's King Edward III ordered it outlawed as an interference to military archery practice. Laws notwithstanding, it has survived and even...

October 04, 1954
Herewith a salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, regardless of whether they have yet earned its tallest headlines

October 04, 1954 | Victor Kalman
The B.P.A.A.'s $85,000 handicap may hurt bowling more than it helps

October 04, 1954 | Victor Kalman
Manager Leo Durocher, when asked who was more valuable to the Giants, Willie Mays or Johnny Antonelli, said: "Why don't you ask Roger Bannister which is more valuable, his right leg or his left?"

October 04, 1954 | John Steinbeck
A comparison of attitudes and values of anglers in England, France and the U.S. by a distinguished writer who has made a study of them

October 04, 1954 | John Steinbeck
These three salmon on a grave slab at 12th Century Tintern Abbey on the Wye River in England are an early Christian representation of the Holy Trinity. The fish was symbolic of Christ and baptism...

October 04, 1954 | John O'Reilly

October 04, 1954
As Autumn paints fresh colors across the country, a change no less abrupt manifests itself in the habits of an ever-growing army of sporting businessmen. Executive desks are vacated upon a sudden...

October 04, 1954 | Harry Phillips
Right now baseball is winding up another season in that blend of blazing glory and slanting grandstand shadows which is the World Series. Two weeks ago, "Soundtrack" carried an account of Europe's...

October 04, 1954 | Compiled by Ed Zern
A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

October 04, 1954 | Lyall Smith
The law of the pot and the kettle is invoked against professional football's Bert Bell by Sports Editor Lyall Smith, who says the pros are in no position to cast aspersions on the colleges in the...

October 04, 1954 | Sam Welles
Notre Dame believes in beginning with a tough opponent. A team gets up faster if the first game is going to be hard: with everyone else pointing for it all season long, Notre Dame has to get up...

October 04, 1954 | Sam Welles
Reliable ground gainer for Notre Dame was fullback slant over Texas left tackle. Quarterback Guglielmi (3) takes ball from center, pivots to right and hands off to Fullback Schaefer (9). Key...

October 04, 1954 | Sam Welles
•U.C.L.A. vs. Maryland. (Friday). Mighty Maryland had an open date last week. U.C.L.A. conquered Kansas 32-7. If Maryland wins they will go undefeated, but—U.C.L.A.

October 04, 1954 | Duane Decker
Young Harold Klug winds up two years of racking bats with baseball's biggest thrill—working the Series

October 04, 1954 | Herman Hickman
MEMPHIS

October 04, 1954 | Red Smith
Dressen is back in the majors, where managers never die and only seem to fade away

October 04, 1954
4-top, Angus McDougall, Bill Young-San Francisco Chronicle; bottom, Palm Springs News Bureau, Dudley Brumbach-Cleveland Plain Dealer6-George Heinz-Cleveland Plain Dealer9-Gregory Hemingway,...

October 04, 1954 | Red Smith
Should children be stopped from playing baseball on the streets on Sunday mornings while you are trying to sleep?

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October 04, 1954
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

October 04, 1954 | Albion Hughes
Willie conquered the United Nations and even established a beachhead at Belmont

October 04, 1954
Maybe a 10-gallon hat holds less than a gallon, but most Western clothing lives up to its reputation of being the best thing to wear in horse country.

October 04, 1954
An engineer turned gymnast eliminates the grunt and groan from exercises and builds balanced bodies instead of bulging biceps

October 04, 1954 | Herbert Warren Wind
It was the leanest season in years for the Old Guard and the most prosperous one ever for the Australians

October 04, 1954 | James T. Farrell
The author of Studs Lonigan—as loyal a fan as the White Sox have ever had—recalls the first World Series game he ever saw. It was a 12-hour adventure

October 04, 1954
Sirs:...In my opinion your article, "Pen-Raised Quail" (SI, Sept. 6) by Hart Stilwell, is a great disservice to the quail hunters of the country....

October 04, 1954
"...And cowering in this corner..."

October 04, 1954
The "Lost Generation" novelist has been a lifelong outdoorsman