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September 23, 1957 | Volume 7, Issue 13

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September 23, 1957
: In this much underrated sector of the Southwest, Arizona State and Texas Western, the 1956 champions, should again battle it out for the Border Conference championship. Dan Devine's Arizona...

September 23, 1957
: Last season there was an unusual situation in the Southwest Conference: the preseason predictions stood up pretty well. Again this fall there seem to be the same two outstanding teams, Texas...

September 23, 1957
Out in this high country, large cities and high school football players are a scarce commodity. Nonetheless, through judicial use of lean homegrown talent and "foreign" importations, the caliber...

September 23, 1957
AUTO RACINGJud Larson, Hickman Mills, Mo., USAC Hoosier Hundred, in 1:05:23.65 (91.75 mph average), Indianapolis.

September 23, 1957
are Cub Shortstop Ernie Banks (), who has hit 17 home runs since August 13th to raise his season's total to 40, and the Cardinal's Joe Cunningham who, as a replacement for the injured Stan...

September 23, 1957
To put it bluntly, the football situation in the PCC is a mess. Torn by dissensions over ineligibilities, bowl bans, scholarship aid and "round-robin" schedules, the conference could wind up with...

September 23, 1957 | Dudley Doust
On a sunburned football field in Salina, Kansas one day last November, a slim halfback dressed in the white jersey of Kansas Wesleyan burst over his own right tackle, swung toward the sideline and...

September 23, 1957
4—Walter Daran8—Cypress Gardens, George Dixon-Boston Globe9—U.P., Signal Corps Photo10—Leo F. Hartford, I.N.P.11—Bob McIntyre, William Brown16—courtesy Cord's17—Arthur Uhlmann-Milwaukee...

September 23, 1957 | Jack Olsen

September 23, 1957 | Jack Olsen
The family group above is one of the reasons for Forest Evashevski's reputation as the iconoclast of college football. His wife Ruth, daughter of former U.S. Senator Prentiss Brown of Michigan,...

September 23, 1957 | Bernard F. Gimbel
Consistently, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is a mirror of a familiar world in which I find old and good friends whose fellowship has long been important to me, people like Gene Tunney, Ben Hogan, Eddie...

September 23, 1957
LITTLE LEAGUE: PARENTMANIASirs:My one regret is that every parent and prospective parent of Little Leaguers the nation over can't be required to read the Little League articles (SI, Aug. 19, 26)...

September 23, 1957
AMOS ALONZO STAGGThe young man at the right, pictured on the Yale Fence in 1888, was born seven years before the first football game was played, developed into the most accomplished collegiate...

September 23, 1957
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September 23, 1957 | Herman Hickman
•Pittsburgh-Oklahoma. Panther poised and powerful. Best chance of any team to beat Oklahoma this season, but streamlined Sooners are too fast and deep. OKLAHOMA. Repeat, Oklahoma the winner.

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September 23, 1957

September 23, 1957
•What's Wrong with Mr. Norris?The liveliest topic of conversation along Cauliflower Street these days is Jim Norris' health. Taken to the hospital August 26, he is still there—suggesting that he...

September 23, 1957 | Ogden Nash
Football is a game on which ingenuity is lavished to the point of prodigality, But there are two departments in which it is woefully lacking in originality. One is its songs which monotonously...

September 23, 1957 | Tex Maule
Football 1957 will fill the air from now until the bowl games, so here are 100 pages to help you enjoy it all season

September 23, 1957 | Herman Hickman

September 23, 1957 | Herman Hickman
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September 23, 1957 | Herman Hickman
A fashion show capable of dwarfing the action on the field is scheduled for October 19, when Maryland plays North Carolina before Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. North Carolinians plan to wear...

September 23, 1957
: This makes the second year of formal league competition and round-robin play in the Ivy League, and it's getting pretty hard to judge the caliber of play of the eight teams as a whole because of...

September 23, 1957 | Harry Phillips
Hamilton Prieleaux Bee Maule was born in Texas and raised in Texas. His name comes from his great-grandfather, who was a Secretary of War for the Republic of Texas. Friends call him, and readers...

September 23, 1957
As so many of us have said so often, a league composed of the leading eastern independents could be on a par with any conference in the country. Technically, the eastern teams belong to the...

September 23, 1957
: The battle for the Bean Pot, symbol of the Yankee Conference championship, should be won again this year by Connecticut. Boasting a veteran squad that could field a letterman at every position,...

September 23, 1957 | Don Parker
The nonstatistical side of football—the drama that the game produces each weekend—is told in eight pages of color

September 23, 1957
Three and possibly four teams from this conference should finish the season with top national ratings. No conference in the country can present such heavily talented squads as Michigan State,...

September 23, 1957
Dressed with a new name (Big Eight instead of Big Seven), a new university (Oklahoma State) and three strange faces in the coaching department, the plot still hasn't changed in this conference....

September 23, 1957
RECORD BREAKERS

September 23, 1957
Marina Doria, curvy Swiss beauty, displayed perfect form in 17-nation world water-ski tournament over Cypress Gardens course at Winter Haven, Fla. gracefully bouncing and gliding to women's...

September 23, 1957
Mallory Cup Winner George O'Day (left) poses with Crewmen Forsberg (center), Smith after victory at Marblehead in the North American sailing championships.

September 23, 1957
HERMAN HICKMAN SAYS: First, a few words about the complicated situation in the far-flung Missouri Valley Conference. Bradley does not compete for the championship in football. Drake, which has...

September 23, 1957
Dong Kingman, the artist who painted it, calls this striking watercolor Pigskin Game. In it are all the bright, and sometimes grim, aspects of football juxtaposed to form a skillfully decorative...

September 23, 1957
Despite protestations by Coach "Preacher Bill" Murray, Duke should be head and shoulders above the rest of the conference and represent the ACC for the last time officially against Oklahoma in...

September 23, 1957
In this loose-knit conference stretching from Morgantown, W. Va. to Charleston, S.C., a champion should emerge at last because the two top teams, Virginia Tech and West Virginia, play each other...

September 23, 1957
: Year in and year out the enthusiastic fans of the SEC territory see some of the best football in the country. This is going to be the hardest year of all to pick the top teams, as the conference...