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December 16, 1957 | Volume 7, Issue 25

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Amy Baird Cover - Sports Illustrated December 16, 1957

December 16, 1957
AUTO RACINGJuan Manuel Fangio, Argentina. 62-m. Gran Pernio of Rio, in 1:10:40.5 in Maserati, Rio de Janeiro.

December 16, 1957
[TV]TV [COLOR TV]COLOR TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

December 16, 1957
More and more Midwesterners in search of an inexpensive family winter vacation have been turning each year to Big Mountain outside Whitefish, Mont. A medium-size area with a reputation for...

December 16, 1957
S—snow R—rain F—freeze-up T—temperature SF—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 16, 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 16, 1957 | Tex Maule
In pro football's most thrilling finish, Detroit, Baltimore and San Francisco were all tied up for the right to meet Cleveland in the playoff

December 16, 1957

December 16, 1957
•Jack Dempsey, in an interview with Sports Editor Al Warden of the Ogden (Utah) Standard-Examiner: "The fistic sport needs an overhauling, a cleanup, and the sooner the better. Present-day TV...

December 16, 1957
BIG NEWS BY PHONEObviously delighted with the news himself, Cleveland Manager Bobby Bragan calls Outfielder Minnie Minoso to tell him that he and Infielder Fred Hatfield have been traded by the...

December 16, 1957 | Jeremiah Tax
In Lexington, Ky. they serve a dish called a Hot Brown—sliced turkey on toast covered with entirely too much melted cheese. It is a popular though poisonous-looking and mucilaginous affair. But...

December 16, 1957 | Whitney Tower
After a great season of notable performances the Thoroughbred honors should be equally shared by Bold Ruler, Gallant Man and Round Table

December 16, 1957
SPECIAL HOLIDAY ISSUEThis big issue reveals the identity of the Sportsman of the Year and the trophy he will receive (right), as well as the winners In the Silver Anniversary All-America

December 16, 1957 | Roy Terrell

December 16, 1957 | Roy Terrell
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

December 16, 1957 | Harry Phillips
It spoils the fun a little if you know exactly what you're going to get for Christmas. But it's always a fair part of the game to peek over the banister for a preview of the presents in their...

December 16, 1957
Ja, das ist—namely Champion Lazy Bones, winningest dog of his winsome breed. But underneath those medals he's just 'Junior'

December 16, 1957 | Alice Higgins
In a rousing show at Toronto the U.S.E.T.'s star puts himself and team over some climactic jumps

December 16, 1957 | George Gordon
Two of the most common errors that harry mediocre golfers is their failure to make a proper pivot and their tendency to let the left arm collapse before impact. Let us confine ourselves at this...

December 16, 1957 | Horace Sutton

December 16, 1957 | Bonnie Prudden
The lateral stretch exercise in Lesson No. 17 (SI, Nov. 4) is a necessary preparation for this week's exercise, the shoulder roll. If you have been successful in adding the earlier maneuver to...

December 16, 1957
Stretch Pants," said a Texas skier recently, "are the best thing that has happened to skiing since Hannes Schneider." That takes in a lot of territory, but skiers all the way across the country...

December 16, 1957 | Charles Goren
West leads the 4 of hearts. East plays the ace and shifts to the king of clubs. West follows with the 4 and the dummy plays low. East continues with the queen, West plays the 9, and dummy the ace.

December 16, 1957 | Willy Schaeffler
The Freedom of the snow fields beckons with this second lesson of the series on the new shortswing technique by Willy Schaeffler, Denver University ski coach and head of the ski school at Arapahoe...

December 16, 1957 | Willy Schaeffler
In the December 23 issue Willy winds up his analysis of the Austrian shortswing technique with detailed demonstrations of the graceful parallel turns, and a dramatic presentation of the...

December 16, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
MRS. ALBERT E. HART JR.Cedarhurst, N.Y.The mule is smarter. I know. I own a mule. The British say that a horse will eat himself to death if you give him enough oats. But a mule will eat only what...

December 16, 1957
SOVIET FITNESSSirs:The Jerry Cooke article and pictures on athletics in Soviet Russia (Russia and Physical Fitness, SI, Dec. 2) are the best things I have ever seen in your magazine.

December 16, 1957
8—U.P., I.N.P., A.P. (2)9—Morris Rosenfeld, A.P.10—Sun Valley News Bureau, I.N.P.13—Virginia Kraft16—John G. Zimmerman17—A.P.18, 20—drawings by Ajay24—A.P., E. Martin Jessee25—Dan Weiner34,...

December 16, 1957
This comely young woman accomplished the almost impossible feat this year of retiring five challenge trophies. With her chestnut hunter Waiting Home, Peggy proved to be invincible. This team of...

December 16, 1957
FOOTBALL

December 16, 1957
Throne crasher Joey Lopes, seeking any haven in a storm, rests wearily in corner of Lightweight Champion Joe Brown at end of 10th in Chicago. Brown won by TKO in 11th.

December 16, 1957
John Crow, Texas A&M's crunching bread-and-butter halfback on just about everyone's All-America, calmly received news of selection for Heisman Trophy as nation's top player: "I'm afraid I'll...