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October 07, 1957 | Volume 7, Issue 15

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Ollie Matson Cover - Sports Illustrated October 07, 1957

October 07, 1957
BASEBALLHouston, over Dallas, 4 games to 3, Texas League playoffs.

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October 07, 1957
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...

October 07, 1957
7—Dan Weiner8—Tom Hutchins, I.N.P., A.P.9—Morris Rosenfeld, A.P.10—I.N.P., Dick Darcey18—Dan Weiner26-29—drawings by Ajay30, 31—Theodore Rozumalski-Milwaukee Journal (2), Richard Meek34,...

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

October 07, 1957
THE EAST

October 07, 1957 | Herman Hickman
•Penn state—Army. Nittany Lions met Quaker troubles, while Army romped over Cornhuskers. Cadet jinx may hold, even at University Park. Still, PENN STATE.

October 07, 1957 | Harry Phillips
My cousin Rey Phillips of Greenwich, Connecticut became our charter subscriber No. 2 less than a minute after I told him that there was going to be a new TIME INC. weekly magazine on sport.

October 07, 1957 | Tex Maule

October 07, 1957 | Tex Maule
On the next four pages, rare closeups of the combat expressions of five superstars—Rick Casares of the Bears, Bobby Layne of the Lions, Norm Van Brocklin of the Rams, Hugh McElhenny of the 49ers...

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October 07, 1957
TWO NIGHTS TO REMEMBER

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October 07, 1957
•The Final ReelAt week's end the cross-country cliff hanger was whether Brooklyn's Walter O'Malley and the Los Angeles City Council would get together by O'Malley's October 1 deadline, but...

October 07, 1957 | Kenneth Rudeen
New Jersey's Walt Hansgen was again the hero when the new Long Island road course welcomed the SCCA to its roaring debut

October 07, 1957 | Whitney Tower
Young Mr. Hartack surprised his elders, but an older horse upset his juniors when the Belmont race track staged its greatest day of the year for 36,000 fans

October 07, 1957
With the college season in full swing, an abnormally large card of upsets lent the kind of spice that makes every autumn weekend just a bit more tangy. There were, too, the lopsided early returns...

October 07, 1957 | Don Parker

October 07, 1957 | Don Parker
This "home run" play is one of Traylor's favorite long passes, though to retain surprise value it can only be used once or twice during a game. Traylor spins right, fakes handoff to fullback (38)...

October 07, 1957 | Arnold Hano

October 07, 1957 | Arnold Hano
Not many persons have had a better opportunity to fall hopelessly in love with a baseball club than Arnold Hano. Raised near the Polo Grounds and armed with his grandfather's season pass, young...

October 07, 1957 | Alice Higgins
At Louisville a dark horse won, an old champion made a comeback, and The Lemon Drop Kid conquered all

October 07, 1957 | Ellis O. Briggs
Pheasant shooting, like most other things in Communist Czechoslovakia, is strictly for utilitarian purposes. No sport is intended. But the commissars, with an irony that possibly is unconscious,...

October 07, 1957 | Ellis O. Briggs
Ellis O. Briggs, American Ambassador in Prague 1949-1952, is a Career Minister in the Foreign Service and one of the State Department's veteran troubleshooters in many parts of the world. He has...

October 07, 1957
No group of pheasant hunters in the U.S. can come up with a one-and-a-half-day bag of 1,450 pheasants as did Ambassador Briggs and his party in Czechoslovakia. For along with the bag limit it is...

October 07, 1957 | John Chapman
A drama critic (New York "Daily News"), whose hobby is vacation travel, wanders through some ghost towns in his native state of Colorado

October 07, 1957
RECORD BREAKERJim Venner, Plainfield, N.J. water jockey, zipped his Too Much through driving rain over Pasquotank River course, averaged 63.2135 mph for two runs to break his own APBA world speed...

October 07, 1957
Mrs. Harrison Flippin, able golfing veteran from Ardmore, Pa. and nonplaying captain of U.S. Curtis Cup team, put together pair of 82s for 164 to capture her third straight U.S. women's senior...

October 07, 1957
Headed for record, Miss Thriftway roars over Ohio River on way to world mark of 112.312 mph for 15-mile heat in the Governor's Cup. Next day, boat flipped in rough water and sent Driver Bill...

October 07, 1957 | Buck Luce
The trap shot, to my way of thinking, is one of the least difficult shots in golf, for it is the only one which allows the player a margin for error of almost two inches. Ideally, you should...

October 07, 1957 | Bonnie Prudden
Many people today suffer from a combination of weak backs and muscular tension, which separately or together contribute to discomfort and pain in the upper and lower back. With this exercise...

October 07, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
GENERAL NATHAN F. TWININGChairman, Joint Chiefs of StaffWashington, D.C.I like the game because it gives boys an opportunity to develop a strong, competitive spirit; it demands that players be in...

October 07, 1957
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR: NOMINATIONS WELCOME Sirs: Now, I repeat, now is the time for your Mr. Holland or Mr. O'Neil to sit down and write the nominating story of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S Sportsman of...

October 07, 1957
A sharp man with a gun or fishing rod, Ed Moore has pursued game in many corners of the globe. His most recent foray was in the wilds of Kodiak Island, Alaska, where he tracked down this nine-foot...