SI Vault
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS

September 26, 1955 | Volume 3, Issue 13

Previous Previous
Walter Alston Cover - Sports Illustrated September 26, 1955

September 26, 1955
The blood quickens and the step becomes brisk. It's more than the winy air of fall. Next week is the World Series!

September 26, 1955 | Robert Creamer
Seven times has Brooklyn played in the World Series. Seven times has Brooklyn lost. This year they try again, and this time, they say, things may be different

September 26, 1955 | Robert Creamer
WHERE AND WHEN: First game next Wednesday, Sept. 28; succeeding games each day thereafter until one team wins four and world's championship. First two games scheduled to be played in Yankee...

September 26, 1955
THE PITCHERS

September 26, 1955 | Harry Phillips
Managing editor Sidney James recently asked some of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's readers how they felt about continuing J. P. Marquand's Happy Knoll series, perhaps as a permanent feature. Among the...

September 26, 1955
THE PITCHERS

September 26, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind

September 26, 1955
ALL THIS AND RONNIE KNOX TOO

September 26, 1955 | Herman Hickman
Great Lakes country again harbors some of the nation's top teams, with Michigan and Ohio State the favorites

September 26, 1955 | Herman Hickman
•Maryland vs. UCLA. Before last week's games I leaned toward the Terps, but Ronnie Knox and the single wing present too many problems. UCLA.

September 26, 1955 | James Murray
UCLA Tailback Ronnie Knox, billed as the hottest thing in football by his hustling stepfather, looked the part as the Bruins defeated Texas A&M 21-0

September 26, 1955 | Robert Creamer
You will remember that last week when we left you the Yankees had just lost the pennant. Yogi Berra had half turned around at the plate and had stared, numb with frustration and a feeling of...

September 26, 1955 | Dick Young
Even before their spectacular success of last weekend, the New York Yankees had scouts in Ebbets Field, an unprecedented four of them: Harry Hesse, Paul Krichell, Bill Skiff and Frank O'Rourke...

September 26, 1955

September 26, 1955 | Whitney Tower
In the middle of one of racing's most exciting seasons the brilliant 3-year-old duels and the prospects for more of the same in the fall handicaps have obscured the fact that turf course racing is...

September 26, 1955 | John Bentley
Early this year, when MG withdrew the TF from production, there was a great deal of speculation over what would follow. In time it was learned that a new A-type series was being contemplated, but...

September 26, 1955
As the population trend shifts from city to suburb, a new way of dress is developing, an amalgamation of the rustic clothes of the country and the more formal clothes of the city. The result is...

September 26, 1955 | J. P. Marquand

September 26, 1955 | William Worden
In his uncertain final summer, a king salmon fights his spawning instinct in a losing battle which leads him into shallow waters, increases his voracity and finally shatters his temper. Disturbed,...

September 26, 1955
They were the pastime of kings and noblemen in the valley of the Nile, who hunted lions in the desert and speared and netted wild birds and fish of their great

September 26, 1955 | Jim Fogertey
Did you ever try to start a cold machine in high gear? If the machine moves at all, it does so only in jerks and jumps. The same holds true for a golfer. If he doesn't warm up before a round, and...

September 26, 1955 | E. C. K. Read
It would appear that an inordinate number of Englishmen and assorted Continentals, to say nothing of Sherpas, have been shuttling up and down the world's highest mountains recently. To a man, they...

September 26, 1955
Twenty-one years ago this week Harold S. Vanderbilt's yacht Rainbow defeated Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith's Endeavour to retain the America's Cup for the U.S. It was one of 16 British attempts to...

September 26, 1955 | Compiled by ED ZERN
SO—season opened (or opens); SC—season closed (or closes).C—Clear water; D—water dirty or roily; M—water muddy.N—water at normal height; SH—slightly high; H—high; VH—very high; L—low; R—rising;...

September 26, 1955
2—drawing by John Suzuki10, 11—drawings by Ajay14, 15—lower right, Evan Peskin24, 25—Walter Bennett26, 27—top, Julian Robinson-Los Angeles Times; bottom, Art Rogers-Los Angeles Times30, 31—top,...

September 26, 1955 | Kyle Crichton
In the throes of a pennant fight in 1934 the Tigers' great star, Hank Greenberg, wrestled with a problem of conscience. For the frenzied Detroit fans, the suspense was awful

September 26, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
BILL McGOOGANSt. Louis Post-Dispatch Sportswriter"It's Cobb or Wagner. I say Wagner because a shortstop is a much more important cog in a baseball machine. Hans was an unparalleled shortstop. He...

September 26, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
Do horses have intelligence?

September 26, 1955
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO:

September 26, 1955
SIRS: IN YOLK SEPT. 19 ISSUE JIMMY JEMAIL ASKED WHICH CHAMPION WOULD WIN IN A FREE-FOR-ALL, BOXER ROCKY MARCIANO OR WRESTLER LOU THESZ. THIS QUESTION CAN DEFINITELY BE ANSWERED BY HAVING MARCIANO...

September 26, 1955
Lou Whitman, a 49-year-old sailing-canoe expert from Brooklyn, deserves much of the credit for the U.S. victory over Britain early this month in the competition for the little-publicized...

September 26, 1955

September 26, 1955
The New York Yankees clubbed their way to three straight over the sinking Boston Red Sox and—short of a Cleveland miracle this week—to an almost certain American League pennant.