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September 30, 1957 | Volume 7, Issue 14

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated September 30, 1957

September 30, 1957 | Martin Kane
The Chittenango Choo Choo, Carmen Basilio, had a rough ride. But he sapped the strength of an aging champion and captured Robinson's middleweight title

September 30, 1957 | Robert Creamer
For the first time in a decade, a western team carries the National League's hopes into the World Series. And a new era is here

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COUNTY STADIUM

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Seating capacity: 43,500 (standees can add 4,000): 8,000 box seats at $10; 27,500 reserved (grandstand) at $7; 8,000 bleacher at $2. Standing room: $4.

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YANKEE STADIUM

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Seating capacity: 67,000 (standees can add 3,000): 18,000 box seats at $10.50; 35,000 reserved (grandstand) at $7.35; 14,000 bleacher at $2.10; standing room $4.20.

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[TV]TV [COLOR TV]COLOR TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

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An appraisal and comparison of the 1957 World Series teams: how they throw, hit, field and run—and which of the two should emerge as World Champion

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•The U.S. Waives the RulesThe State Department's ruling that Red Chinese and other Communist athletes may be admitted to this country for the 1960 Winter Olympics sans the fingerprinting...

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Too many white shirts

September 30, 1957 | Tex Maule

September 30, 1957 | Tex Maule
This quick pitchout uses McKeiver's uncanny ability to navigate a broken field. It may be the only play in football in which there is just one block on the line (by the offensive left end). The...

September 30, 1957 | Tex Maule
Halfbacks Bob McKeiver and Willmer Fowler give Northwestern tremendous speed to the outside, and both are good receivers. Clearing the road blocks are a pair of the finest blockers in the Big Ten:...

September 30, 1957 | Tex Maule
Quarterback Jack Douglas throws nearly as well as the Indians' John Brodie did last year, and runs better. Lou Valli (34), a 176-pound senior race horse, is regarded by men who know running backs...

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SO season opensSC season closesC clear waterD water dirty, roilyN water normal heightSH slightly highH highVH very highM water muddyL lowR risingWT50 water 50°FG fishing goodFVG fishing very...

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1—John G. Zimmerman5—A.P., Jack Ramsdell-St. Petersburg Times, I.N.P., A.P. (2)6—A.P., I.N.P., A.P.8—Walter Daran13—John G. Zimmerman14, 15—Hy Peskin18, 19—illustrations by Matt Greene27,...

September 30, 1957 | Herbert Warren Wind

September 30, 1957 | Herbert Warren Wind
The most sensational recovery artist since the palmy (not to mention oaky, elmy, and piney) days of Walter Hagen, Billy Joe Patton produced one of his most amazing shots ever in his Walker Cup...

September 30, 1957 | Marlene Bauer Hagge
Over the years I have spent a lot of time working on my putting and, as a result, I have some definite ideas on the subject based on what works best for me.

September 30, 1957 | Jeremiah Tax
Driver Simpson took a big chance with the ailing Torpid when the stake was a harness racing classic: the Little Brown Jug

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NEW TWEEDS from old IRELAND

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RECORD BREAKERSHoot Song, Two Gaits Farm's fleet black filly, with Ralph Baldwin in sulky, stepped off mile in 2:03 2/5 and 2:03 3/5 for two heat clocking of 4:07 to cut more than second off world...

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Mary Ann Mobley, 20, pretty University of Mississippi junior, has good reason to be shiny-eyed after being crowned Miss Football of 1957 at Berkeley, Calif. Her first duty: to reign over...

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Sprawling Tony Anthony's legs go flying after barrage by crafty old Archie Moore sent him to the canvas in sixth round of light heavyweight championship fight.

September 30, 1957 | Alice Higgins
The Wofford Cup is still in Wofford hands, but the big news from Colorado was a tiny Californian named Patricia Galvin

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Of all the magnificent farming estates still operating in America few can match, for sheer beauty, the 4,000-odd acres of farm lands owned by the descendants of Dr. William Seward Webb along the...

September 30, 1957 | Gerald Holland

September 30, 1957
AUTO RACINGBuck Baker, Charlotte, N.C., NASCAR 100-m. Grand Natl., in 1:56:40 (51.39 mph average), in 1957 Chevrolet, Shelby, N.C.

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are Bill Tuttle () and Al Kaline, airborne in all-out attempt to stave off inevitable Yankee victory last week. Detroit, after wallowing as low as sixth place during mid-August, has moved up fast...

September 30, 1957 | Bonnie Prudden
This exercise is similar to one that gives football players the swivel hips that enable them to elude the grasp of enemy tacklers. It is the first exercise designed and demonstrated by Bonnie...

September 30, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
DAN PARKERNew York MirrorSports editorBad. Baseball players are individualists. They'd never agree to standardized pay, even though, at one time, baseball almost had a union. Larry MacPhail of the...

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BRIDGE: IN MY OPINIONSirs:Congratulations on the addition of Mr. Goren to your excellent staff. I'll venture to say that the budget problem of the U.S. Post Office will disappear. Your weekly mail...

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The heady excitement of doing a live broadcast of a big ball game over a major network as grand winners of the 1957 Junior Sportscaster contest is a triumph shared by these four young men. They...

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In bothersome weather—generally damp and humid on the broad brim of the country and snowy in Wyoming—1957 Football rose slowly to its feet last week. Season openers for the Big Ten, the Ivies and...

September 30, 1957 | Herman Hickman
•Tennessee—Auburn. Tigers, with heaviest line in conference, to test Vols' vulnerability. The team that makes fewer mistakes wins. TENNESSEE.

September 30, 1957 | Harry Phillips
Two weeks ago Tuesday night, at the final dinner of the President's Council on Fitness, Vice-President Richard M. Nixon presented four silver Revere bowls, the SPORTS ILLUSTRATED trophies, to four...