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October 03, 1955 | Volume 3, Issue 14

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Doak Walker Cover - Sports Illustrated October 03, 1955

October 03, 1955

October 03, 1955
Rocky Marciano faces a problem not unlike Alexander the Great's: no more heavyweight contenders much worth conquering at the moment. But look for a surge in the demand for a Marciano-Moore rematch...

October 03, 1955
Framed by bright foliage, a fisherman stands at the edge of a fall stream in rural Wayne County, Indiana—alone in a sun-warmed and windless silence so complete that the faint splash of his bass...

October 03, 1955 | Harry Phillips
During every one of the first 60 weeks of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S existence, one or more of the nation's finest stores has used our magazine as a colorful way to identify itself with the style and...

October 03, 1955 | James Murray

October 03, 1955
NOTRE DAME FINDS A QUARTERBACK

October 03, 1955 | William Slocum
In this World Series, it is being pointed with sturdy eloquence by Bill Summers, the chief umpire and outstanding example of the courageous, abuse-resistant and dedicated men in blue

October 03, 1955 | Budd Schulberg

October 03, 1955 | Budd Schulberg
The chance for which Archie Moore had waited 20 years came in the second round when Marciano, throwing a hard right (1), left himself momentarily open (2). "The punch I hit him with," said Archie...

October 03, 1955 | Budd Schulberg
The blows that finished Archie Moore in the ninth round were swift, direct and merciless. An overhand right (1) landed on Moore's head. A solid left hook (2) followed it. Dazed but still up, Moore...

October 03, 1955

October 03, 1955
EAST

October 03, 1955 | Herman Hickman
The conferences in the Southwest are a law unto themselves. Oklahoma, Rice, Houston and Texas Tech are favorites, but others can come through

October 03, 1955 | Herman Hickman
•Wisconsin vs. Iowa. Two Titans tangle at Madison. Wisconsin has winning ways, but missing is Ameche. IOWA.

October 03, 1955 | Norman Nicholson
Pro football," a press box reporter observed during a San Francisco 49er-Detroit Lions game last year, "is getting like atomic war. There are no winners, only survivors."

October 03, 1955 | Robert Creamer
Bill Rigney had been Leo Durocher's heir apparent since 1954 when he ended his quiet major league career (eight years of journeyman in-fielding for the New York Giants; a .259 lifetime average) to...

October 03, 1955 | Whitney Tower
Within the ranks of American thoroughbred race horse trainers no man enjoys more solid respect than 74-year-old Max Hirsch, whose largest client for quite a few years has been Robert Kleberg, the...

October 03, 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;...

October 03, 1955
2—Jerry Cooke6—Bill Young12, 13—drawings by Ajay26, 27—top, Herald Tribune photo by James Kavallines; bottom, Hy Peskin30—Ed Stein35—Hy Peskin40—A.P., Jack Klinge—Austin...

October 03, 1955 | George C. Band

October 03, 1955 | George C. Band
George Band, 26, a Cambridge graduate geologist, member of '53 Everest expedition and '54 team to Rakaposhi.

October 03, 1955
On October 10, 1920 a competent but undistinguished Cleveland second baseman became one of baseball's immortal heroes. William Wambsganss, mercifully called Wamby, executed the only unassisted...

October 03, 1955 | Cary Middlecoff
I want to give you a safety-first shot. It's called the punch shot, and you play it from the three-iron up to the nine. When properly hit, a punch shot flies in a low trajectory. It never "takes...

October 03, 1955
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO:

October 03, 1955
Sirs: Rocky's answer to Moore's "How's he gonna hit me?" (SI, Sept. 19) was as convincing as SI's answer to those of us who for a long time have despaired of the revival of the art of boxing. In...

October 03, 1955
Myrtle PowerMrs. Myrtle Power, a 71-year-old Dodger fan from Buford, Ga. now working as a housekeeper in Roslyn Heights, N.Y., reached the $32,000 plateau on TV's $64,000 Question by identifying...

October 03, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
RENÉ CERISOLESVice-Consul of France in Boston"They have horse sense. In France, we don't have the same kind of racing crowds you have in America. Ours are social. There is no emphasis on gambling....

October 03, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
What college sport do you most enjoy promoting? (Asked at the Chicago convention of the American Colleges Public Relations Assn.)