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November 15, 1954 | Volume 1, Issue 14

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November 15, 1954 | Harry Phillips
Many of our readers have written us letters about the editorial content of SI, usually telling us what they like, and once in a while not at all reluctant to let us know when they think we've...

November 15, 1954 | Whitney Tower
The great Eddie Arcaro rides Fisherman, a last-minute entry, to the first U.S. victory against European invaders in the Laurel classic

November 15, 1954 | Whitney Tower
To ride the horses from England, Ireland and France, which raced in the Laurel International last week, came some of Europe's finest jockeys. Willie Snaith, 26, looking like a pocket version (if...

November 15, 1954 | Whitney Tower
While Snaith (center) bends an attentive pair of ears and Arcaro twitches one of his own, Rae Johnstone holds the floor as the riders sip prerace coffee. Said Rae about Eddie: "E'es the class all...

November 15, 1954 | Albion Hughes
Turf racing, which has been having a renascence in this country, was given an additional boost by Fisherman's ail-American victory in the third running of the International at Laurel.

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With rough, resourceful backs to carry the ball and a light, fast line to keep the enemy honest, Oklahoma has won 16 games in a row—longest streak in major college football

November 15, 1954 | Duane Decker
It takes more than natural poise and acrobatic skill to win that important job and get the rooters going

November 15, 1954 | Duane Decker
...for an opponent to score against the Arizona Wildcats in their home games at Tucson. The penalty is more than mere yardage. The offending team can be fined $300 or locked up in the city jail...

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M. LE PRESIDENT'S PINKY

November 15, 1954 | Tommy Devine

November 15, 1954 | Dan Parker

November 15, 1954 | Dan Parker
"WHAT CAN BE DONE TO CLEAN UP BOXING?"

November 15, 1954 | Dan Parker
In Detroit last May, George Barton, Minneapolis Tribune sports columnist and former N.B.A. president, asked a meeting of the executive committee to bar any promoter, matchmaker, manager, trainer,...

November 15, 1954 | Jimmy Jemail
MRS. ALFRED BUFFIN, Richmond, Va.Housewife"Television got me interested in boxing. Now I go to 'live' bouts. The fight between Gavilan and Saxton had a peculiar aroma, even on TV. I've heard that...

November 15, 1954 | Jimmy Jemail
Balzac once wrote: "I have noted that most women who sit a horse well are lacking in tenderness?" Are they?

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Letter races, pillow fights and musical posts test the skill of Dartmoor boys and girls at Widecombe-in-the-Moor

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At the height of the football season, a Monday morning quarterback's map of the U.S. () looks like nothing so much as a general's battle plan. From one end of the country to the other, the weekly...

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THE CONFERENCES

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The field shall be a rectangular area with dimensions, lines, zones, goals, flags as indicated. All lines must be marked with a material which is not injurious to the eyes or skin.

November 15, 1954 | Florence S. Stumpf

November 15, 1954 | Florence S. Stumpf
Florence S. Stumpf is co-author, with the late Dr. Frederick W. Cozens, of the definitive book, Sports in American Life. She has published extensively in the field of sports and is the...

November 15, 1954 | Florence S. Stumpf
SURFACE FEEDERS

November 15, 1954 | Scott Young

November 15, 1954 | John P. Carmichael
Sports Editor John P. Carmichael takes a dim view of the Rose Bowl pact which provides that "representative teams"—rather than champions—will meet at Pasadena on New Year's Day to prove...

November 15, 1954 | Herbert Warren Wind
Down at Pinehurst the amazing veterans showed that golf really is an old man's game

November 15, 1954 | Victor Kalman
It was a heartbreaker for U.S. Champion Don Carter but a blessing for the bowling game

November 15, 1954 | John Bentley
The TF-1500 looks the same, but there's added horsepower under that familiar classical hood

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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

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Detroit and Montreal continued their hot hockey war last week. The heat had Detroit's Terry Sawchuk hopping in the goal mouth most of the evening

November 15, 1954 | Robert Creamer
For years the name Slippery Rock has been a password to humor in college football. Football enthusiasts who watch in awe the procession of the great each autumn Saturday find relaxation in the...

November 15, 1954 | Herman Hickman
JACKSONVILLE, FLA.

November 15, 1954 | Herman Hickman
•Arkansas vs. Southern Methodist. Only a tie is needed by the rampant Razorbacks to assure them the undisputed Southwest Conference championship...ARKANSAS.

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This is how Painter Fletcher Martin saw the postfight turmoil in Marciano's quarters after his second light with Ezzard Charles at the Yankee Stadium

November 15, 1954 | Dickson and Patricia Hartwell

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2—Sue Greenberg, drawing by Mitzi Melnicoff4, 5—charts by Elmer E. Smith6—International7—T. W. Sloan (or New Orleans Times-Picayune, United Press11—International12, 13—Richard Meek14, 16—Drawings...

November 15, 1954 | Paul O'Neil
While the rest of his species went to Mexico for the winter this tough bird flew East to startle jays and ornithologists in Ossining, N.Y.

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EAST

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

November 15, 1954 | Compiled by Ed Zern
A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

November 15, 1954
Little Willie Hoppe played matches crawling around on billiard tables, confounding and infuriating his grown-up adversaries

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Sirs:Congratulations on your fine article on the boxing situation.