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November 30, 1959 | Volume 11, Issue 22

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated November 30, 1959

November 30, 1959 | Mervin Hyman
The would-be mighty were still stumbling as college football began packing its trunks and locking up at the close of another season. It was a week of traditional games (), and USC was caught up in...

November 30, 1959
All times are E.S.T.

November 30, 1959 | Roy Terrell

November 30, 1959 | Roy Terrell
His name is Charlie Ravenel, and they call him The Gambler. In this action from the Harvard-Yale game on Saturday the nervy little quarterback for the Crimson (24) leaps high to look for his...

November 30, 1959 | Tex Maule
The Baltimore Colts, defending world champions, finally came to life against San Francisco in a game they had to win. The result was a savage victory

November 30, 1959
November days on the eastern slopes of the Cascades have been frosty at the edges but bland in the middle, drawing steelhead fishermen to such sun-warmed stretches as this one on Oregon's Rogue...

November 30, 1959
There is a continent of difference between the bay-swept marshes of Delaware and the dust-swept deserts of Nevada, but a 6-year-old black Labrador named Spirit Lake Duke proved to a gallery of...

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November 30, 1959
Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons, 85-year-old horse trainer, on cancellation of the racing card at Aqueduct because of cold weather: "Nothing bothered the pioneers, but this isn't their day."

November 30, 1959
Suppose, just suppose, that a team of Soviet ice hockey players billed as the Amateur Champions of the U.S.S.R. came to New York for a series of matches with our top amateur teams. Suppose the...

November 30, 1959 | Herbert Warren Wind
The annual Canada Cup matches were held in Melbourne and, to the delight of the 50,000 Australians who watched, popular Peter Thomson led his two-man team to an easy win

November 30, 1959 | William Leggett
Those ever-powerful Montreal Canadiens start a seven-game spin through the National Hockey League which, if successful, could end the season just two short months after it began

November 30, 1959 | Arthur Murphy
For some 950 college basketball teams taking to the courts next week on the 68th anniversary of the game, what they have been doing for the past six weeks may well have more bearing on what they...

November 30, 1959 | Fred R. Smith
The supreme challenge of the Christmas season is to find the rare, the unexpected, the most appropriate gift. To help solve this problem, here is a collection of 100 ideas that should win warm...

November 30, 1959
Painted to please the flashy taste of the swells who congregated around the Prince of Wales (later George IV), John Hoppner's portrait of "The Gentleman Fighter" Richard Humphreys is a sort of...

November 30, 1959 | Charles Goren
My customary design for living provides few opportunities to engage in my favorite pastime, kibitzing. In my Sunday afternoon television shows however, not only am I cast as a kibitzer, but by the...

November 30, 1959 | Joe Pryke
The club that has done the most to revolutionize golf in the last 25 years is the wedge. At the same time it seems to have been more of a boon for the accomplished players than it has for the...

November 30, 1959 | Willy Schaeffler
Two years ago a dramatic change swept through American skiing. Willy Schaeffler, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's contributing ski editor, introduced his modification of the new Austrian shortswing style in...

November 30, 1959 | Willy Schaeffler
In Part II of Sprungwedeln, Willy Schaeffler tells you how to blend the all-important action of the poles into the weight-shift, leg-spring and counterswivel movements you learned in Part I....

November 30, 1959 | Emily Hahn

November 30, 1959
RUGBY—Pete Hawkins, former Army All-America and now Rhodes scholar at Oxford, after less than two months with Oxford squad was given place on team for next month's match with Cambridge, i.e., a...

November 30, 1959
BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; DETROIT, leader in Western Division.

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4—Herb Scharfman (2), George Long7—A.P.8—Arnold Newman, A.P. (2), John G. Zimmerman18—James Drake19—Ted Polumbaum, Hanson Carroll, Fred Keib, James Drake20—Hanson Carroll (2), Ted Polumbaum, James...

November 30, 1959
BASKETBALL: THE NO. 1'SSirs:In your pro basketball preview (SI, Oct. 26) you state that George Yardley and Dolph Schayes are the most potent scoring punch in the league. Let me remind you that...

November 30, 1959
Captain H. F. Guggenheim, owner of Cain Hoy Stable, became year's leading money-winning owner ($737,341) when Bald Eagle won Gallant Fox Handicap at Aqueduct and All Hands placed in Pimlico Futurity.

November 30, 1959
I'm in control'

November 30, 1959 | Jimmy Jemail
ADMIRAL ARLEIGH BURKEChief of Naval OperationsOf course I do. Athletic teams are most important to morale, not only at the Naval Academy but throughout the whole Navy. A good team provides a naval...

November 30, 1959
Games through Jan. 20

November 30, 1959
For years green firs and black bears grew up together in the vast forests of the Northwest. Then something happened that radically altered their peaceful coexistence