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November 23, 1959 | Volume 11, Issue 21

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated November 23, 1959

November 23, 1959
A skier running through the tight turns and quick weight shifts used in today's powerful ski techniques brings into play a complicated set of stresses in his skis, boots and bindings. To keep the...

November 23, 1959
UP AND DOWNSirs:I was delighted to read Stephen Birmingham's Up Squash! Down Baseball! (SI, Nov. 9) and be advised that skiing had been downgraded, or was Down, as the author put it. This was the...

November 23, 1959
'No better life'

November 23, 1959
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—U.S. compact cars of three makes had first go among themselves and European economy cars in race at Continental Divide Raceways, Colo. First in, with three-minute edge,...

November 23, 1959
BASEBALL—ENOS SLAUGHTER, 43, oldest active player in majors, signed one-year contract as playing manager of American Association's Houston Buffs.

November 23, 1959
15—A.P.18—Richard Meek, London Daily Express, A.P. (2)34—Dozier Mobley-Atlanta Journal, Dick Tripp-Detroit Free Press, Barney Sellers-Memphis Commercial Appeal35—Gordon Peters-San Francisco...

November 23, 1959
Olin J. Stephens II, designer of victorious America's Cup defender Columbia, received David W. Taylor Medal, highest award of Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, for his "notable...

November 23, 1959 | Mervin Hyman
As the college football season draws to a close there is little order in the postseason bowl picture. Syracuse will go to the Cotton Bowl, but beyond that all is confusion. Here are the best guesses.

November 23, 1959 | Mervin Hyman
Boston U. vs. SyracuseThat Syracuse power is enough to frighten anybody, and the Orangemen want to look good on the way to the Cotton Bowl. This is just too much football team for Boston U. SYRACUSE.

November 23, 1959
All times are E.S.T.

November 23, 1959 | Tex Maule

November 23, 1959 | Kenneth Rudeen
Illinois resisted the message and won an eleventh-hour victory at Madison, but the Badgers, heirs to stalwart tradition, still may muddle through to the Rose Bowl

November 23, 1959 | Kenneth Rudeen
Clutching the football desperately to his chest in the Wisconsin end zone, Badger Fullback Ed Hart gives up a safety but averts an Illinois touchdown by beating Ed O'Bradovich (40) and Dave Ash...

November 23, 1959 | Kenneth Rudeen
Step ahead of an Auburn defender, Georgia's Fred Brown hauls in a 40-yard pass to help Bulldogs gain Southeastern Conference title in 14-13 upset.

November 23, 1959
Early this month 48 senior golfers from Great Britain, Canada and the U.S. shucked aside their professional and business cares to check in at the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon, N.J. They...

November 23, 1959
Reason for Thanks

November 23, 1959
Ben Schwartzwalder, Syracuse football coach, before his team executed Colgate 71-0: ''If I ever get so greedy that I'm not satisfied to win by one point, then I'll know there's something wrong...

November 23, 1959 | Arthur Murphy
A new England fall day, as any poet, peasant or pheasant well knows, can be a bright, brisk invitation to move into the open, breathe air and satisfaction in equal parts, wonder at the fields and...

November 23, 1959
It wasn't exactly the Old North Church, but lights burning bright in New York's Chrysler Building were signals last week sending booted and spurred Paul Reveres riding off to rouse the nation....

November 23, 1959
A gallant grandmother turns back after catastrophe strikes a unique Himalayan ascent

November 23, 1959
France's handsome gift to U. S. harness racing this year is suave Jean Riaud, who trains and drives the fine trotter Jamin. Riaud has captivated Americans with both his professional skill and...

November 23, 1959 | James Murray
Jamin and Jean Riaud lost their last race in America, but the two will be remembered

November 23, 1959 | Whitney Tower
A U.S. victory in the fancy invitational at Laurel Race Course was again sadly overshadowed by accident and chaos

November 23, 1959 | Alfred Wright
A Rambler drew first blood, but it was hard to choose between Falcons and Corvairs

November 23, 1959 | Pat Devany
For some reason or other, nine out of 10 women who come to me for instruction suffer from an almost epidemic misconception about the golf swing. On the backswing they close the face terribly. They...

November 23, 1959 | Alice Higgins
At the National, Windsor not only jumped highest and best but sold for the most ever

November 23, 1959 | Charles Goren
Although they are becoming scarcer, I frequently meet persons who confess they are not bridge players. I see no shame in such a confession; I can even recall one or two people I met at bridge...

November 23, 1959 | Robert Wernick

November 23, 1959 | Robert Wernick
Smaller lift areas near Squaw Valley are indicated by following numbers:

November 23, 1959 | Fred R. Smith
Winter sport—and fashion—never looked forward to a better year. The gay crowds dotting the once-remote High Sierras () and the heady anticipation of the Winter Olympics have inspired such top...

November 23, 1959
The leading championships and meets, January through March

November 23, 1959
A host of sparkling new ski resorts are sprouting in the knobby midwest hills

November 23, 1959
Sports Illustrated presents a guide to the midwestern ski resorts that have added facilities this year. New trails are followed by their length/drop; new lifts by their length/rise/capacity...