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December 14, 1959 | Volume 11, Issue 24

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Tom Watson Cover - Sports Illustrated December 14, 1959

December 14, 1959 | Mervin Hyman
The game was the same but many of the faces were new as the college basketball season exploded with a roar that left some of the nation's most stalwart contenders for national honors shaken and...

December 14, 1959
All times are E.S.T.

December 14, 1959 | Tex Maule

December 14, 1959 | Tex Maule
Raymond Berry, Baltimore's league-leading pass catcher, clutches a Johnny Unitas pass to his stomach in the end zone of the San Francisco 49ers for Colts' first touchdown in 34-14 rout. The...

December 14, 1959 | Tony Brooks
This weekend at Searing, for the first time in 43 years, a Grand Prix race will be held on American soil. The event will be doubly exciting as it will decide the world championship, closely...

December 14, 1959 | Tony Brooks
JACK BRABHAM 31No. 1 driver for rear-engine Coopers, he must finish at least third and take fastest lap to win world title. Can rely on tactical team aid from his Cooper colleagues.

December 14, 1959
RIDING HIGH ON HAWAII'S SURF

December 14, 1959

December 14, 1959
Every football fan has his own memories of the 1959 college-football season, ranging from the upbeat of a quarterback's 40-yard touchdown pass to the downbeat of the same quarterback's game-losing...

December 14, 1959
In Vermont's Green Mountains, at the famous ski resort of Stowe, Tom Watson Jr. built a ski lodge for his family that serves the twin purposes of sport and home. Here is an intimate look at the...

December 14, 1959 | Alfred Wright

December 14, 1959 | Arthur Murphy
Next week, in the spirit of the season, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S Special Holiday Issue encompasses a full and festive range—from the Rose Bowl to rodeo, from Rome to Ruth.

December 14, 1959 | Jeremiah Tax
Despite heavy recruiting from outside the city, the big town's young talent is beginning to show up again at local schools

December 14, 1959 | William Shelton
That is the genesis of the most fascinating new craft on the production line of the world's No. 1 pleasure-boat builder

December 14, 1959 | William Shelton
1 Loft drawing of boat2 Philippine mahogany frames3 Chief Engineer E. L. Eckfield4 Fishing chair5 Engine box covers6 Engine box slides7 Engine box cleats8 Deck hatch framing9 Fuse-box cover10...

December 14, 1959 | William Leggett

December 14, 1959
BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.

December 14, 1959
6—A.P.8—A.P., Leroy Merriken-Baltimore Sun, A.P., Robert B. Goodman-Black Star, Jerry Cooke, Herald-Sun11—Lloyd T. Flowers-Columbus Citizen-Journal17-19—Hy Peskin21—Central Press, Barratt,...

December 14, 1959
FOOTBALL—Leaving the East limp after nine straight victories, Syracuse flew to California and took the starch out of UCLA with 36-8 victory, left little doubt on previously skeptical West Coast...

December 14, 1959 | Jack Olsen
The question burned white-hot again as athletic directors meeting in secret and irate faculties had at each other

December 14, 1959 | Deems Taylor

December 14, 1959 | Deems Taylor
Deems Taylor was born in New York in 1885, played the piano in hotel dining rooms while studying architecture at New York University, started composing with a college operetta, The Isle of Skidoo....

December 14, 1959
General Douglas Mac Arthur received gold medal of Football Foundation for his lifelong support of the game, made memorable acceptance speech in rare public appearance in New York (see page 26).

December 14, 1959
HOCKEY: UGLY AMERICANS?Sirs:Sports fans everywhere were certainly annoyed and disgusted to learn that our amateur hockey team members competing in Russia conducted themselves in such a disgraceful...

December 14, 1959
'Always a professional'

December 14, 1959 | Jimmy Jemail
EDDIE SCHROEDERCoach, men's and women's speed skating team ChicagoOur best chance is in the 500 where we could take a medal, maybe even a gold one, judging by the results of the North American...

December 14, 1959
A U.S. ski squad gets ready for the 1960 Olympic Games