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October 31, 1955 | Volume 3, Issue 18

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Pamela Phillips Cover - Sports Illustrated October 31, 1955

October 31, 1955

October 31, 1955
Jack Kramer, disappointed but philosophical over his failure to sign Australia's Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall to $50,000 pro tennis contracts, went about the business of deciding who would play...

October 31, 1955
Garden State Park, built in 1942 and yet the oldest modern track in New Jersey, is a model of imaginative U.S. progress

October 31, 1955 | Whitney Tower
The acceptance by American horsemen of a stakes race worthy of classic stature is usually a long process. The most startling exception in racing history is an event to be run off in New Jersey...

October 31, 1955 | Harry Phillips
In the course of traveling around the country during the first 15 months of our existence I've had many chances to hear attitudes toward SPORTS ILLUSTRATED expressed in person. One that has always...

October 31, 1955 | Coles Phinizy

October 31, 1955
BAD WEATHER IS THE BEST—FOR DUCKSThe floods that brought destruction and black headlines to the northeastern U.S. failed to stop George Wilbur (left) and Selden Lane and hundreds of other duck...

October 31, 1955 | Gerald Holland

October 31, 1955 | Gerald Holland
FATHER AND MOTHER

October 31, 1955 | Alice Higgins
In prestige event of a record year, the ancient and aristocratic sport of horsemanship comes to its climax in New York's Madison Square Garden

October 31, 1955 | Alice Higgins
Baton Rouge, La., Nov. 3-6. Dixie Horse Show Jubilee and Louisiana Livestock Show.Toronto, Can., Nov. 11-19. Royal Winter Fair; International Competition.Chicago, Ill., Nov. 25-Dec. 3. A...

October 31, 1955 | Alice Higgins
In a week of great horse shows in America, the most accomplished performers of them all. the white Lipizzans, came back to Vienna after 10 long years in exile. Amid the colonnaded, baroque...

October 31, 1955 | Alice Higgins
Spectators at the San Francisco Grand National Horse Show (Oct. 28-Nov. 6) will also see a "first." From Chile come the Green Dragoons, "The Riders of the Andes," a crack military police precision...

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EAST

October 31, 1955
The art of jumping horses, over the centuries, has been refined and standardized to a high degree, but the outdoor origin of this exacting sport is nonetheless still clearly visible in every...

October 31, 1955 | James Atwater
One muddy Saturday afternoon this summer, Guy Lombardo stood teetering on a boat cradle beside the Detroit River. He looked with mournful eyes at , his unlimited hydroplane that drifted stone dead...

October 31, 1955 | William H. White
The fully equipped football player is a lethal but vulnerable battering ram. Now scientists are devising ways to save him and the "other guy"

October 31, 1955 | Herman Hickman
•Notre Dame vs. Navy: This one captures the imagination. Not since 1945 have the Middies beaten the Irish. It is hard to go against the irrepressible Welsh and Co. but here goes...NOTRE DAME.

October 31, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
Of the many new golf courses which have just gone through their first complete season of play, there are two exceptional ones we should be hearing a great deal about in the years to come: Old...

October 31, 1955
Like sunlight breaking through a prism, ski pants are splashing color all over white slopes from Austria to Oregon. They were introduced by Kaltenbruner of Davos, who found his skin-tight,...

October 31, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
HAROLD M. FLORSHEIM, Chicago President, Florsheim Shoe Co. "One of the best. He never questions your motives, is there when you want his company and is content to lie at your feet until your mood...

October 31, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
Why are small towns and cities usually better football towns than New York? (Asked at the New York Touchdown Club)

October 31, 1955 | Grantland Rice
A year ago Grantland Rice, perhaps the most beloved of all sports-writers, died. On the anniversary of his birthday, November 1, 1880, SI honors his memory by reprinting herewith excerpts from one...

October 31, 1955 | Compiled By Ed Zern
C—clear water; SH—slightly high; FG—fishing good; FF—fishing fair; FP—fishing poor; OG—outlook good; OF—outlook fair; OVG—outlook very good.

October 31, 1955
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

October 31, 1955
2—drawings by John Suzuki8—Kosti Ruohomaa-Black Star12-14—drawings by Ajay19—Mike Sirico, no credit, Turfotos (2)21—Coles Phinizy31—all except bottom row, Arthur Siegel32—Arthur Siegel37—Ira...

October 31, 1955
Sirs: You will get a flood of comment on A. Whitney Griswold's verbose article (SI, Oct. 17).

October 31, 1955
JON ROBERT PEARCEJon Robert Pearce is an 18-year-old schoolboy from Hamilton, Ontario who may be the next Olympic sculling champion. If he is, it will be perfectly natural: his great-grandfather...

October 31, 1955 | Rip Arnold
One of the prime fundamentals of golf which every player attempts to put into practice is to keep his eye on the ball. However, there is the average golfer—and he is countless—who, while keeping...