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October 06, 1958 | Volume 9, Issue 14

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated October 06, 1958

October 06, 1958
BASEBALL—RICHIE ASHBURN, second National League batting championship with .350 average.

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4—Jerry Cooke12—Gordon Tenney-Black Star, U.P.I., William E. Day-Detroit News, Brian Seed, George Woodruff-Pictorial16—Carleton Mitchell20—Richard Meek, Morris Rosenfeld21—Richard Meek, Carleton...

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Don Wilson, Dearborn, Mich. auto dealer, speedily won first heats of Potomac River hydroplane races in Washington, cagily coasted home last in third heat to capture President's Cup Regatta with...

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[Color television]Color television[Television]Television[Network radio]Network radio

October 06, 1958 | Carleton Mitchell

October 06, 1958 | Carleton Mitchell
So, for that matter, is any weather. After the light, insubstantial airs of the first America's Cup race and the fresh breezes of the second, the British invoked the great, smoky winds they said...

October 06, 1958 | Arthur Knapp Jr.
An analysis by ARTHUR KNAPP JR., skipper of "Weatherly," with race diagrams by Allen Beechel

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In his 10 years as manager of the New York Yankees, Casey Stengel has wrought many strange and wonderful things, including the unparalleled feat of winning nine pennants in 10 years and capturing...

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Sam Auld of Sandbank, Scotland, foreman of the crew that built Sceptre: "Next time, we'll have to build a boat wi' the bucket up ott the water."

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•A de-emphasized big-time football coach tells just what it takes to recruit and build a winner, in a fictional (but factual) conversation piece written by Gerald Holland.

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Hundreds of thousands of U.S. dollars and British pounds were spent; men of skill, wealth and imagination from both sides of the water gave the best of their time, talents, substance and energy to...

October 06, 1958 | Tex Maule
The Forty-Niners' great quarterback and all the other businessmen footballers are poised for their biggest year yet

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October 06, 1958 | Harry Phillips
Reader Philip Murphy of Chicago writes: "I think you may be interested in this comment by Walt Whitman from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle in 1846."

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October 06, 1958 | Y. A. Tittle
Let's start at the beginning. For a quarterback that's the first time your team has possession of the ball. That's a special problem in Kezar Stadium, where the 49ers play at home. There's a...

October 06, 1958 | Roy Terrell

October 06, 1958 | Mary Frost Mabon
A famous sportsman gives his recipe for cooking a famous game bird—and he follows it himself for special friends on his Carolina plantation

October 06, 1958 | Marilynn Smith
My dad used to say that there were three times when the right elbow should be down: eating, riding a horse and swinging the golf club back.

October 06, 1958 | Les Woodcock
Exactly 167 days after Washington's Pedro Ramos threw the first pitch to Boston's Don Buddin, the 1958 baseball season slipped into the past tense. Herewith is a selection of the season's top...

October 06, 1958 | Martin Kane
Feuding and fussing dim the prospects for a Patterson title defense before 1959

October 06, 1958 | Whitney Tower
Eddie Arcaro's pal, Willie Shoemaker, is cleaning up in most inconsiderate fashion

October 06, 1958 | Kenneth Rudeen
With its amateur code under fire, our No. 1 sports car club must look to difficult days

October 06, 1958 | Kenneth Rudeen
CLASS B MODIFIED (5,000-8,000 cc.): Harold Ullrich, Evanston, Ill.; Excalibur; 2,000 points.

October 06, 1958 | Charles Goren
I watched this hand played at the Cavendish Club," my good friend Sonny Moyse reports. "I'd write it up for The Bridge World," continued the editor of that journal for the bridge elite, "if I...

October 06, 1958 | Compiled by MERVIN HYMAN

October 06, 1958 | Compiled by MERVIN HYMAN
ARMY VS. PENN STATEArmy, already richly endowed with Bob Anderson and Pete Dawkins, has modernized its attack, and Penn State isn't deep enough to test the tricky Cadets. ARMY.

October 06, 1958 | Virginia Kraft
Off the North Carolina coast lies a ribbon of islands called the Outer Banks. Here was founded (and later lost) America's first colony. Here pirates lured unsuspecting merchantmen onto the...

October 06, 1958 | Virginia Kraft
For shooting, a shotgun is the only firearm necessary. Doubles weather sand and salt better than pumps or automatics. Shells in other than 12-gauge are hard to buy, so stock up in Norfolk, and...

October 06, 1958
GOLF: PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESSSIRS:I REQUEST RETRACTION OF GROUNDLESS STATEMENTS AND INNUENDO CONTAINED IN "ON AND OFF THE FAIRWAYS" IN SEPT. 29 ISSUE REGARDING UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, LET ME QUOTE...

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'You don't get those things accidentally'

October 06, 1958 | Jimmy Jemail
MIKE SOMMER George Washington University halfback Washington Redskins Yes. In my case I was drafted by the Washington Redskins—which suited me. However, the draft definitely ruins a college star's...

October 06, 1958
A small but proud band of fans preserves some relics