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October 18, 1954 | Volume 1, Issue 10

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October 18, 1954 | Paul O'Neil

October 18, 1954

October 18, 1954
Next week is Aloha Week in Hawaii, time of island festivals and the time when shimmering combers rising over the First Break of Waikiki mean only one thing—surfboarding. Of all the surfing beaches...

October 18, 1954 | Harry Phillips
There are people who can play winning chess blindfold; some of the best trout are taken in blackest nighttime; and I read recently that Ty Cobb knew the habits of certain batteries so well that he...

October 18, 1954
HERO'S WELCOME

October 18, 1954 | Whitney Tower
His dashing victory in the Belmont Futurity Saturday established his title as best of the two-year-olds

October 18, 1954 | Whitney Tower
Scott Frost, a two-year-old bay colt pulling an oversized sulky and an undersized driver, raced a mile in two minutes at the Lexington Trots, thus achieving harness racing's equivalent of track...

October 18, 1954 | Whitney Tower
RACES—10Purse (Belmont)Keene MemorialYouthful Stakes

October 18, 1954 | Whitney Tower
RACES—9Purse (Havre de Grace)Purse (Pimlico)Purse (Havre de Grace)

October 18, 1954 | Albion Hughes
The public has been slow to get excited about Nashua, possibly because he is not so dramatic as the gray Native Dancer, their last great love. But nothing succeeds like success and there is no...

October 18, 1954 | Andre Laguerre

October 18, 1954
Princeton's freshman football hopefuls undergo intensive training to toughen their bodies and test their resolve

October 18, 1954 | Robert M. Hutchins

October 18, 1954 | Robert N. Bavier Jr.

October 18, 1954 | Robert N. Bavier Jr.
SOUTHERN CIRCUIT

October 18, 1954 | Robert N. Bavier Jr.
NORTH AMERICANGene Walet, III, 19, of New Orleans won Mallory Cup, youngest winner and first repeater in brief history of series.

October 18, 1954 | Jimmy Jemail
The Answers:

October 18, 1954 | John McDonald
On these pages are exclusive views of the only fly box known to exist that belonged to Theodore Gordon, who originated dry-fly fishing in America; and other unique and historic memorabilia

October 18, 1954 | John McDonald
One day this summer an editor of this magazine was buying tackle from Jim Deren, owner of a store called the Angler's Roost in New York. "I have an interesting item here," Deren remarked....

October 18, 1954 | Chuck Meyer

October 18, 1954 | James B. Trefethen
New Hampshire hunters must be careful not to mistake an elk for a deer

October 18, 1954 | James B. Trefethen
...to shoot a camel in Arizona. In Port Allen, La. pet tigers must be kept caged. Ouray, Colo, prohibits the shooting of elk on its main street.

October 18, 1954 | Will Stanton
That afternoon we lived our Finest Hour. Never have so many owed so little to one guy—this golden god to whom football meant life or death

October 18, 1954 | Will Stanton
RAPID REDBIRDDuring baseball's off season this restless lad played pro football. But he was best known as a big league outfielder, third baseman and pitcher. In the 1931 World Series he stole five...

October 18, 1954 | John Bentley

October 18, 1954 | Duane Decker
A couple of Eastern sisters have twice beaten the competition to win the crown of New York's annual tribute to the great cowhand

October 18, 1954 | The Know-It-All
Ancient ancestryRiding a horse is one of the world's most ancient sporting pastimes. The Hittite tribes were doing it back in 1400 B.C. The Assyrians, Egyptians and Greeks were all horsy people....

October 18, 1954 | Herbert Warren Wind
"Golf's Greatest Putt" is re-enacted 25 years after the 1929 Open

October 18, 1954 | William F. Talbert
The U.S. captain reports on our win in Mexico and the selections for the trip to Australia

October 18, 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 18, 1954
A great northern sport launches its six-month spectacle of speed, precision and thrills. And once again the champion Red Wings are the team to watch

October 18, 1954 | Herman Hickman
MADISON, WIS.

October 18, 1954 | Herman Hickman
•Wisconsin vs. Purdue. The Boilermakers came from behind to tie Duke. In Madison a fullback by the name of Ameche blasted Rice 13-7. Either way but...WISCONSIN.

October 18, 1954 | Herman Hickman
Free substitution had its points, but football is a better game without it

October 18, 1954
The young men on these pages, pride of the football-rich Midwest, are being watched this fall by more spectators than any old-timer ever dreamed of. With schedules that carry them from...

October 18, 1954
In this Saturday's game the average player, who can expect one injury each season, faces his biggest risk of being knocked out of action

October 18, 1954 | Meyer Berger
With an eye for the telling detail of a great city's life, Meyer Berger has long roamed the sidewalks and byways of New York. At the race tracks last week he found the kind of story which has...

October 18, 1954 | Meyer Berger
Is betting on horses gambling?No, ruled the Michigan Supreme Court, because "the bettor can exercise his reason, judgment and discretion in selecting the horse he thinks will win. Not chance, but...

October 18, 1954
2-Hy Peskin, Sol Libsohn6-top center, Keystone Press; right, Fulmer & Cole; bottom left, Joe Pohl, Erie Dispatch14-16-Drawings by Ajay; Associated Press21-Hy Peskin22-top, International,...

October 18, 1954

October 18, 1954
How 200 U.S. college learns fared last week

October 18, 1954
[TV] TV [NETWORK RADIO] NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

October 18, 1954 | Compiled by Ed Zern
A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

October 18, 1954 | Victor Kalman
An unknown bowler on an obscure team has his moment in the B.P.A.A. elimination

October 18, 1954 | Victor Kalman
The late Jeff Cravath, who turned to ranching after being forced to resign as University of Southern California football coach, had this to say when asked how he liked his new work compared to...

October 18, 1954
SI's cameras focus on a football weekend and come back with the answers. West coast: Bermuda shorts; full skirts and jumpers; cashmere sweaters. Midwest: Skirts long and slim, or above knee; fancy...

October 18, 1954
When Stanley (Steve) Ketchel was murdered in 1910 by a ranch hand who felt he had alienated the affections of a lady, there were those who said, "That's not the first double cross Steve tried....

October 18, 1954
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