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November 29, 1954 | Volume 1, Issue 16

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated November 29, 1954

November 29, 1954 | Harry Phillips
In this country, 1954's active season of dirt and concrete, closed ovals and open roads, peeling treads and fading brakes has ended for almost all the racing drivers and the growing hosts of...

November 29, 1954 | Roger Kahn
Ohio State turned on its historic tormentor, Michigan, Saturday and trounced the Wolverines 21-7. The victory gave the Buckeyes a Rose Bowl bid and gave the city of Columbus a night of wild...

November 29, 1954 | Herman Hickman
The Trojans fought like Trojans, blunted the Bruin attack and held the score close for a good while. But the issue was seldom in doubt

November 29, 1954 | Herman Hickman
•Navy vs. Army. The Middies' defense looks tougher. The Cadets offense is more explosive. A good offense over a good defense...ARMY.

November 29, 1954
'LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART'...

November 29, 1954 | Beau Jack

November 29, 1954 | Beau Jack
Few writers have better mastered the delicate art of interpreting other people's lives in their own language than Charles Samuels. It was he who collaborated with Ethel Waters several years ago to...

November 29, 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

November 29, 1954
Underground explorers enter the dark mouth of a Kentucky cave. A tortuous and dangerous descent lies ahead, but spelunkers find the perils justified by the exotic scenery

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November 29, 1954 | Budd Schulberg
The founder of the Association for the Protection of the Poor Put-upon Fight Fan welcomes new members and bids them join the cry for an overdue delousing

November 29, 1954 | Jimmy Jemail
GEORGE BARTON, Minneapolis, Minn.Past President, NBA"Boxing will not survive unless the underworld characters who control the principal fighters are eliminated. Only J. Edgar Hoover can do this....

November 29, 1954 | Jimmy Jemail
The President of the New York Touchdown Club says that the higher the scholastic standing of a college, the poorer the football team. Do you agree?

November 29, 1954 | Clarence L. Munn
An outraged cry for an "agonizing reappraisal" comes from an expert on the two platoon game: Biggie Munn, athletic director of Michigan State

November 29, 1954 | Hart Stilwell
Texas hunters lure their deer by simulating bucks fighting over does

November 29, 1954 | Frank Cameron

November 29, 1954
Yale undergraduates, grunting up and down the sacred sod of old campus, revive a tradition of the '90s with "First Annual Bladder-Ball Contest"

November 29, 1954
It was a purposeful part of the traditional preparations for Thanksgiving among Americans of the last century—and in some rural areas it still is

November 29, 1954
The international gallery of sun lovers who play on the Cote d'Azur are famous for their beauty and style of dress in the water and out

November 29, 1954 | Jerome Weidman
With sports moving indoors, the Weidmans—like most Americans—have to find a place to put their car. "Dominick" is one—sob!—answer

November 29, 1954 | Jerome Weidman
ECKIE'S LAST KICKWalter Eckersall played his last football game for the University of Chicago 48 years ago this week. The 150-pound quarterback drop-kicked five field goals for 20 of the 38 points...

November 29, 1954 | William Peters

November 29, 1954 | Melvin Crook
The U.S. powerboat fraternity, growing ever larger, looks back on its liveliest season yet, with racing at a peak while everything from Gold Cup hydroplanes to the fast and sassy Class JU outboard...

November 29, 1954 | Melvin Crook
David Livingston, 22, of Lake Village, Ark. NOA over-all high-point driver (37,774), world champion in Class C Hydro, Class C Service Hydro and Class C Service Runabout of Division I...

November 29, 1954 | Melvin Crook
Inboard Division 48 CU. IN. HYDRO: Gillette Smith, Sept. 6 at Long Beach, Calif. 91 CU. IN. HYDRO: Sam Crooks, Feb. 6 at St. Petersburg, Fla. 135 CU. IN. HYDRO: J. C. Townsend, Aug. 1 at...

November 29, 1954 | Sam Boal

November 29, 1954 | Martin Kane
CAMBRIDGE, MASS.

November 29, 1954
Inspired by a funny movie, the British Vintage Sports Car Club and the Veteran Motor Car Club of America put on the first Anglo-American antique-car rally

November 29, 1954 | Herbert Warren Wind
SI's golf columnist answers a British critic of the U.S. scene with comments of his own

November 29, 1954 | Gerald Holland
Cadets battle Midshipmen to 1-1 deadlock in rain and fog—with tickets for the traditional game truly nonexistent. P.S. Match was at soccer, U.S. sport's best-kept secret

November 29, 1954
Among the 14,692 spectators in Montreal's hockey arena one night last week sat a 21-year-old youngster named Charlie Hodge. Charlie was a goalie in the Montreal farm system, but he was just in the...

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November 29, 1954
[TV]TV [RADIO NETWORK]RADIO NETWORK: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

November 29, 1954
1—Allan Barnett2—top right, Arthur Shay; bottom, Jack Birns3—A.P., Owen Johnson—Houston Post14—A.P.15—Ron Spillman—Black Star, I.N.P., Stew Fern16, 17—Ronny Jacques, A.P. (2)19—no...

November 29, 1954 | Compiled by Ed Zern
A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

November 29, 1954
The latest study of athlete's foot shows that the rule book on how to prevent the pesky fungus infection should be rewritten

November 29, 1954
No one, including the teams and business manager Herbert Hoover, was prepared for the first frenzied Stanford-California football game

November 29, 1954
Sirs:Any time Staffers Robert Creamer and Jerry Cooke want to come for dinner, they are welcome! That's the least I can offer the two gentlemen who so accurately portrayed Slippery Rock in SI,...