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October 29, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 18

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Paul Hornung Cover - Sports Illustrated October 29, 1956

October 29, 1956
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In concluding their survey on the college football crisis, the editors of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and Herman Hickman carefully weighed all the facts and opinions which came in as a result of their...

October 29, 1956 | Herbert Warren Wind
Autumn, as the companion portfolio shows, is one of the best

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October 29, 1956
•Goodby to All ThatThe Age of Electronics in pro football ended not with a whimper but a bang as NFL Commissioner Bert Bell "by unanimous consent of the 12 member clubs" outlawed...

October 29, 1956
SMILE, PLEASE

October 29, 1956 | Jack Olsen
MICHIGAN STATE 47NOTRE DAME 14

October 29, 1956 | Jack Olsen
Georgia TechMichigan StateMichiganMississippiOhio StateOklahomaPenn StateSouthern CaliforniaTennesseeTexas A&MTexas Christian

October 29, 1956 | Don Parker
It hardly seemed possible, but another college football season had reached the halfway point, and now the ranks of the spotless leaders were growing thin. On a weekend of particularly heavy...

October 29, 1956 | Don Parker
Centre College's Praying Colonels of Danville, Ky., famed for their "impossible" 6-0 win over Harvard in 1922, showed their oldtime verve in winning their 17th game in a row 26-7 over...

October 29, 1956 | Herman Hickman
HERMAN HICKMAN and Artist ROBERT RIGER combine their talents in an illustrated guide to the common rule infractions which the fan—as well as officials on the field—can be alert to

October 29, 1956 | Herman Hickman
For Games of Saturday, Oct. 27

October 29, 1956 | Harry Phillips
In this issue, beginning on page 49, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED makes some points about dressage, the study and practice of the finer points of riding, which has been defined as the art of improving one's...

October 29, 1956 | Tex Maule
EASTERN CONFERENCE

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3—bottom, Leslie Jacobs4—John G. Zimmerman19—A.P.26, 28—drawings by Ajay29—A.P., I.N.P. (2) Robert Phillips-Black Star, I.N.P., A.P., John G. Zimmerman30—David Moore31—Don Blair43—John G....

October 29, 1956 | Jack Olsen

October 29, 1956 | Fay Crocker
When I start forcing my shots, I am treading on dangerous ground: unless I catch myself immediately, I will get my swing completely out of timing. Getting it back is no easy matter.

October 29, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

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Lorraine Crapp, 18-year-old Australian, churned up quite a froth in North Sydney pool, blithely explained five world records (see below): "I just went for a swim but the water was so cold that I...

October 29, 1956
Lined up and waiting patiently for the chance to display their talent at Melbourne are nine of the 10 amateur boxers who survived the bristling three-day Olympic trials at San Francisco.

October 29, 1956
AUTO RACINGJud Larson, Oklahoma City, USAC 100-m. big car race, in 1:09.07, Sacramento.

October 29, 1956 | Alice Higgins
The familiar figure seen on horseback on these pages, frequently described as the most golden salesman of our day, is here engaged in an unfamiliar pursuit—one which, of all the many things he...

October 29, 1956 | Whitney Tower
The Illustrations on this page represent far more than a medical and scientific explanation of what happens when a race horse suffers a dangerous leg injury. The subject in this case is. Swaps,...

October 29, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
GOVERNOR ROBERT B. MEYNERNew JerseyIt could be an asset if the candidate had been a great quarterback. But a quarterback calls the plays. He has brains. However, success in athletics doesn't...

October 29, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
How much does superior equipment have to do with improved athletic performance?

October 29, 1956 | Coles Phinizy
In the dark, water-filled caverns under their state, divers are now uncovering a vast and bewildering welter of animal fossils and artifacts of early man

October 29, 1956 | Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver
In Idaho high school students play hooky while the principal smiles, a Washington duck hunter gets the bird and loses his pants, in Michigan a grandmother organizes an all-girl bear hunt, while in...

October 29, 1956 | Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver
Seventy Michigan women assembled last week in the Manistee River timber-land to hunt bear. The expedition, organized by Mabel Dingman, a 50-year-old tavern operator, included the young and old,...

October 29, 1956 | Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver
NEW MEXICO AIDS POISONED WATERFOWLLast week a dozen state and federal biologists, armed with nets and carried by propeller-driven, shallow draft boats, cruised over Elephant Butte Lake's 20 square...

October 29, 1956 | Martin Kane
Floyd Patterson's broken hand and Sugar Ray Robinson's unbroken insistence on his pound of cash drove the outdoor championship fight industry into a depression this autumn. There was no harvest....

October 29, 1956
There is a long-standing, and completely false, American impression that English country clothing has not changed since Edward VII made tweeds socially acceptable. The truth is that some of the...

October 29, 1956 | George Plimpton

October 29, 1956 | George Plimpton
The invention of contract bridge; a national fever; the Sims-Culbertson match; some famous Vanderbilt hands; his Florida home, and his life today

October 29, 1956 | Ajay
[This article consists of photographs—see below.]

October 29, 1956
THE DRAMA OF OCT. 15Sirs:Last April I meant to write you to tell you that your Special Baseball Issue marked the coming of age of the best magazine in the country. I never did get around to doing...

October 29, 1956
STEPHANIE BUTTGENBACH