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November 02, 1959 | Volume 11, Issue 18

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated November 02, 1959

November 02, 1959 | Mervin Hyman
Major-college teams unbeaten and untied after six weeks of turmoil were narrowed down to nine: LSU (6-0), Mississippi (6-0), Penn State (6-0), Texas (6-0), North Texas State (5-0), Northwestern...

November 02, 1959 | Mervin Hyman
LSU vs. MississippiThe best game of the day matches the South's top contenders for the national title. Tough defenses and brilliant runners have kept both undefeated. Ole Miss's Charlie Flowers...

November 02, 1959 | Roy Terrell

November 02, 1959 | Roy Terrell
With Roger Davis (69), the 230-pound pride of the Syracuse line, leading the way, Halfback Ernie Davis (44) takes off on the run which turned Saturday's game with West Virginia into a rout. The...

November 02, 1959 | Roy Terrell
Purdue resistance was displayed by Fullback Jack Laraway (33) in tackle of Iowa's Jerry Mauren (16), who had caught a 20-yard pass. Purdue squelched Iowa 14-7 at Lafayette, Ind., and in a big...

November 02, 1959 | Frank McCulloch
Snubbed by the bettors, French trotter Jamin gained an impressive win in the $75,000 American Trotting Championship. But his master was not yet satisfied

November 02, 1959
Palm Springs' elegant Eldorado, latest of the desert spa's booming collection of golf courses, plays host to the Ryder Cup matches

November 02, 1959

November 02, 1959
Rocky Marciano, retired heavyweight champion: "Archie Moore showed me more tricks in one round than any other man I ever faced did in 15."

November 02, 1959
According to the Society of Actuaries, the average American weighs too much. And when an actuary says it, it's likely to be true, for there are no more dispassionate handicappers than these...

November 02, 1959
More than two centuries ago, George II's General Edward Braddock led his Redcoats to near annihilation by the French and Indians on the banks of Pennsylvania's Monongahela River. Though...

November 02, 1959
The Sandanona Beagles is not merely a pack of hounds, but an entire community of men, women and children whose chief joy lies in tracking hares through the rolling country around Millbrook, N.Y....

November 02, 1959 | Arthur Murphy
In an exhibition game on September 12 the Los Angeles Rams, with their traditionally explosive offense, blasted San Francisco's 49ers 48-14.

November 02, 1959 | Whitney Tower
40 years after his first race Man o' War is honored by a race named for him

November 02, 1959 | Nick Thimmesch
Chrysler's compact car, the Valiant, has a sculptured European bearing, unit construction and an inclined engine for low-line design

November 02, 1959 | Tex Maule

November 02, 1959 | Charles Goren
By now you have had an opportunity to see the first two shows in my series of Sunday afternoon TV bridge matches on the ABC network, and some of you viewer-readers have already come up with...

November 02, 1959 | Jo Ann Prentice
I have become a steadier, more confident and an altogether better putter since I changed my putting grip not so long ago. Where my right hand used to be dominant, now my left hand is. I hold the...

November 02, 1959 | Mary Frost Mabon
When Ski Expert and Movie Maker John Jay is not on the lecture circuit gladdening the hearts of American ski buffs with his exciting films and commentary on skiing around the world, and when he...

November 02, 1959 | Whitney Tower
Two classic races on the same afternoon will bring together the best horses of the season

November 02, 1959 | John O'Reilly

November 02, 1959
HARNESS RACING—Jamin, fit as a fiddle on his artichoke diet, donned a pair of ear muffs to block out any distracting noise and left his American rivals breathing his dust as he trotted in...

November 02, 1959
BASEBALL—SAL MAGLIE, 42, former Giant pitcher (1951 league leader with a 23-6 record), appointed pitching coach for the Boston Red Sox.

November 02, 1959
Dorothy Macleod of Chicago defied critics who said she was too light (108 pounds) to hold a jumping horse, climbed aboard Windsor Castle and won the Big Jump at the Pennsylvania Horse Show at...

November 02, 1959
7—A.P., John G. Hemmer, Central Press, Lou Witt, Richard Meek, Keystone18, 19—A.P., Bill Kuenzel-Miami Herald, Larry Sharkey-Los Angeles Times20, 21—A.P. (3), Art Rogers-Los Angeles...

November 02, 1959
WILDLIFE: CONSERVATIONSirs:Mr. Knight states that predator-control campaigns sponsored by the Bureau of Biological Survey have aided the return of the pronghorn (The Comeback of the American...

November 02, 1959
'One foot ahead of the other'

November 02, 1959 | Jimmy Jemail
DR. M. HARRINGTONChancellorTexas A&MI am a spectator who loves the game, not a gridiron expert, and I haven't seen all the Heisman award winners in action. Of those I have seen, I choose John...

November 02, 1959
The classic cars and some fine-feathered relatives go home again to their native Auburn