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December 02, 1957 | Volume 7, Issue 23

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated December 02, 1957

December 02, 1957
BOWLINGReserve Beer, Chicago, over Falstaff Beer, St. Louis, 12,273 to 11,751, in first 12 games of 24-game series for natl. match game title, Chicago.

December 02, 1957
From the Yale Bowl to Stanford Stadium, the traditional Big Game wound up the season for most schools. A scattering of postscripts, then the season is all over but for the bowl games

December 02, 1957 | Herman Hickman
•Army-Navy. TV Game of the Week. Two direct opposites in offensive operations. Cadets are a running team, as have been all Blaik-coached squads of the past. Midshipmen, with pro-minded Erdelatz at...

December 02, 1957
S—snow R—rain F—freeze-up T—temperature ST—spotty flight FF—fair flight GF—good flight EF—excellent flight GDW—good duck weather SC—season closes (or closed) BW—bluebird weather PG—poor gunning...

December 02, 1957
SO—season opens SC—season closes C—clear water D—water dirty, roily N—water normal height SH—slightly high H—high VH—very high M—water muddy L—low R—rising WT50—water 50° FG—fishing good...

December 02, 1957
3, 6—John G. Zimmerman8—Jerry Cooke, United Press9—A.P., I.N.P.10—John G. Zimmerman, I.N.P.11—Orren Jack Turner, Barbara Dodge21—A.P.22, 23—Richard Meek30, 35—drawings by Ajay67—Phil...

December 02, 1957
The U.S.S.R. made two important moves last week in its drive for world sports supremacy. A bold move ended in impressive failure, and a desperate one brought less impressive success.

December 02, 1957 | Scott Young
From the instant that 20 hockey-playing chaps from Russia stepped to the ice at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens last week, Canadians became uneasy. More than 200 men watched the Russians practice...

December 02, 1957 | John Mulliken
The Russians are directed by a series of sacred Communist plans: Five-Year Plans, and plans for teams which are supposed to lead them quickly and efficiently to Olympic and world championships....

December 02, 1957 | Don Parker
•Event: the 58th meeting since 1890 between Army and Navy•Place: 102,000-seat Municipal Stadium, Philadelphia•Broadcast: NBC Radio; NBC color TV (12 noon, E.S.T.)•1957 records: Army won 7, lost 1;...

December 02, 1957
The 1957 Middies are as dangerous as any in Coach Eddie Erdelatz' eight years at Annapolis. An upset by North Carolina and tie by Duke showed that their explosive running-passing can be stopped,...

December 02, 1957
This year Coach Earl Blaik has assembled his favorite kind of Army team—a big, strong bulldozer that has averaged 405 yards per game. It will go over, through or around you, and only Notre Dame...

December 02, 1957

December 02, 1957
Rocky Marciano, deploring the tendency of high schools and colleges to drop boxing: "I can't understand it—with all this talk of war and preparedness. Youngsters ought to be taught how to protect...

December 02, 1957 | Jerry Cooke

December 02, 1957 | Jerry Cooke
Dynamo, Spartak, Torpedo—the names of these Soviet sports clubs are already familiar to many Americans. But there are many more—17 in all—and between them they provide sports and physical culture...

December 02, 1957
[TV]TV [COLOR TV]COLOR TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

December 02, 1957 | Harry Phillips
The odds are heavily against inventing, out of thin air, a sport equally interesting to players and spectators and able to rise in a comparatively short span of years to the front ranks. But the...

December 02, 1957 | Tex Maule

December 02, 1957 | Thomas H. Lineaweaver

December 02, 1957
RECORD BREAKERS

December 02, 1957
Mickey Mantle, slugging New York Yankee outfielder whose batting tailed off ever so slightly this year, still won American League's MVP award for second time. Said Mickey: "A complete surprise...I...

December 02, 1957
ENTERTAINMENT GETS ROUGH

December 02, 1957 | Bobby Cruickshank
If you stand on the first tee at any club, you will see that most missed shots are caused by the very first move made by the player: the way the stance and aim were taken.

December 02, 1957 | Charles Goren
Whenever I am asked to recommend the best form of two-hand bridge, honesty compels me to suggest cribbage. Bridge, an incomparable game for four, doesn't belong on a honeymoon unless it be a...

December 02, 1957
Any one of the following 24 tips may be enough to win a game for you.

December 02, 1957 | Bonnie Prudden
In one of Bonnie's basic exercises (August 5) you learned the pelvic tilt in the supine position. Exercise 14 showed you how to do the same exercise on your knees. This week Bonnie demonstrates...

December 02, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
COMMANDEREUGENE F. McDONALD JR.President of Zenith Radio and famous yachtsman

December 02, 1957
a+$+x+f+b=VINCIBILITY?Sirs:We at Notre Dame have a formula too. It reads: P+L+s+t(5,012)+T. P stands for Pietrosante, L for Lynch, s for spirit, t for the 5,012 "12th" men of the student body and...

December 02, 1957
The 1960 Olympic Games are still two and a half years away, but the service clubs of Palm Springs, Calif. have the date clearly in mind—and they have devised an ingenious and admirable plan which,...