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December 13, 1954 | Volume 1, Issue 18

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Evalee Geisler Cover - Sports Illustrated December 13, 1954

December 13, 1954 | Harry Phillips
One of the truly pleasant things about sports is the way they stimulate the telling and retelling of experiences. You can always strike up a sports conversation, and you usually get a respectful...

December 13, 1954

December 13, 1954
Eight questions covering the most significant points in his statement to SI were asked of Harry Thomas during a lie detector examination in the offices of John E. Reid & Associates of Chicago,...

December 13, 1954
The man who broke the original story of Harry Thomas' fixed bouts 15 years ago was Arch Ward, sports editor of the Chicago Tribune, nationally known for the development of amateur boxing's Golden...

December 13, 1954
The preparation of this latest chapter in SI's continuing report on boxing's dirty business was, as usual, a joint enterprise. Among those who have contributed are: Jack Mabley, special...

December 13, 1954
Sig Hart is 82 years old now but as cocky as ever he was in the days when he fought the best in the bantam division and managed and trained the great Jack Johnson. He says flatly that Jim Norris...

December 13, 1954

December 13, 1954
College basketball began last week with more than 500 games. There was excitement, even one riot, but the week had another meaning. The winter season on the American campus had begun

December 13, 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

December 13, 1954 | Roger Kahn
Before college basketball was scrubbed clean, it was easy for knowing gamblers and fixers to sit down in December, predict the results of games in February and be certain of a phenomenal degree of...

December 13, 1954 | Roger Kahn
Forwards: Cain, Iowa; Green, Duquesne; Garmaker, Minnesota; Sears, Santa Clara.

December 13, 1954
High-stepping parade horses, wearing $10,000 in saddles and silver, highlight the 56th staging of the American Royal Horse Show & Livestock exhibition in Kansas City, Mo.

December 13, 1954 | Harry Hopman

December 13, 1954
Forty-odd men visited little Rocky Island in Lake Superior to stalk its 400-odd deer. Ready for a slaughter, they found the game had other ideas

December 13, 1954 | JOHN GROTH
Blessed with bright, white, sandy beaches, clear blue water for swimming or fishing, and a semitropical climate that makes for year-round comfort, the islands of the Caribbean are turning into an...

December 13, 1954 | Herbert Warren Wind
Bob Harlow, editor of 'Golf World,' lived a lifetime for the game—and loved it

December 13, 1954
SI asked 150 of the nation's leading sports personalities this question: What do you want most for Christmas? Summed up, the choice of the 128 who replied was: "The best available equipment and...

December 13, 1954 | Saro John Riccardi
Twenty-one books for the sports lover's Christmas list, hand-picked and annotated for SI readers by Saro John Riccardi of the New York Public Library

December 13, 1954 | Duane Decker
From mitts to MGs, there are gifts for everybody in stores this year, even bottled ships and flying saucers

December 13, 1954 | The Know-It-All
A valuable accessoryCameras are among the most rewarding of all accessories to American living. They chronicle family history, record memorable events and make each camera owner his own creative...

December 13, 1954 | Paul R. Walker
When Colt quit its Frontier Model in 1941 for lack of demand, a collecting craze began and continues hotly for the most colorful revolvers in U.S. history

December 13, 1954 | Sir Arnold Lunn

December 13, 1954 | Sir Arnold Lunn
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December 13, 1954 | Sir Arnold Lunn
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December 13, 1954 | Jimmy Jemail
EARLE (GREASY) NEALE, New York, N.Y.Former coach"Yes. The 'pile-up' is where most players are injured. It's intentional and can be avoided. That's vicious football. Officials don't call this as...

December 13, 1954
These traditional rivals have de-emphasized football but now play more than ever as their intramural programs contribute to a day of ten games

December 13, 1954 | Victor Kalman
The team captained by Buzz Fazio (right) again has established its alley mastery

December 13, 1954 | Herman Hickman
Having averaged .727 for the season, Prophet Hickman takes a modest bow

December 13, 1954 | Compiled by Bill Wallace
A late roundup of snow conditions in America from a picked group of local skiers

December 13, 1954

December 13, 1954
[TV]TV [RADIO NETWORK]RADIO NETWORK: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

December 13, 1954 | Compiled by Ed Zern
A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

December 13, 1954
1—Drawings by Gerry Gersten2—top, Jack Morris, international3—James E. Leasure Jr.-LIFE, Associated Press6—Conerly photo from International10—Walter Daran11—Arthur Siegel12—Associated...

December 13, 1954
Currently celebrating his 80th birthday, Churchill, dean of world's statesmen, looks back on a full and varied sports career, including "30 years of polo."

December 13, 1954
Sirs:Have just finished reading your Nov. 22 issue of SI, and enjoyed it as much as the preceding issues.