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September 26, 1960 | Volume 13, Issue 13

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Jim Brown Cover - Sports Illustrated September 26, 1960

September 26, 1960
Doug Gallagher, a left-hander undismayed by the loss of his last 10 games, gave the Charlotte Hornets no hits, only two walks (in the same inning), struck out eight as his Knoxville Smokies...

September 26, 1960
THE MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION

September 26, 1960 | Roy Terrell

September 26, 1960 | Jack Tobin
Hello, hello," Tommy Prothro barked into the telephone headset. "It doesn't work," he said, turning to a telephone maintenance man. "It's got to work, how else can I run my team?"

September 26, 1960 | Jack Tobin
College football's new "wild card" rule permits a team to send a "free" substitute into the game after each play. Whether he stays in for one play or 20, he can be sent back as often as the coach...

September 26, 1960 | Gwilym Brown
Deane Beman, 22, won the National Amateur, and he was one of the older stars

September 26, 1960
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S baseball staff previews the 1960 World Series: is the National League definitely superior? Could this be the shortest Series since the 1954 sweep?

September 26, 1960 | Hays Gorey
Racing to be the first to do 400 mph, Donald Campbell swerved off course, injuring himself and wrecking his car

September 26, 1960 | Rex Lardner

September 26, 1960 | Rex Lardner
Fully recovered from his round with Marge Fitt, Mr. Lardner unveils a whole new golfing concept, a revolutionary approach to the game in which the natural tensions induced by golf—and by wives,...

September 26, 1960 | Sidney L. James
The thousands of letters which SPORTS ILLUSTRATED receives during a year include a small but consistent handful complaining that this magazine carries too much advertising. They are a source of...

September 26, 1960 | Tex Maule
Since they no longer have the only game, the older pros of the National Football League are planning to add speed, striking power and surprises to meet the challenge of the AFL

September 26, 1960 | Jim Brown
Jim Brown, the Cleveland Browns' explosive line-plunging fullback, gained fame as a college halfback while at Syracuse. In the next four pages he reveals how that early training led to his present...

September 26, 1960

September 26, 1960 | Ray Cave
As the season opens, Alabama is bearishly strong and the Big Eight is ready for anyone

September 26, 1960 | Mervin Hyman
THE EAST

September 26, 1960 | Mervin Hyman
Pitt over Michigan State (TV). The Panthers are in a truculent mood after being tamed by UCLA. They will be sharper for State.

September 26, 1960 | Carleton Mitchell
Russia and the U.S. might have more boats, but the big winner came from Denmark

September 26, 1960 | Charles Goren
I am often asked what distinguishes a good bridge player from a very good one. There are many qualities, of course, that go into the making of an expert, and no two masters share all their talents...

September 26, 1960 | Mary Frost Mabon
Suzy Volterra, the Continent's No. 1 horsewoman, serves a dessert worth all of the planning it takes

September 26, 1960
LARK ON THE RISEChoosing a champion among 1960's 3-year-old Thoroughbreds has been an unrewarding job. Of the prime pretenders, Venetian Way was a flop after he won the Kentucky Derby, and Bally...

September 26, 1960 | Roy Terrell

September 26, 1960
BASEBALL—BERTHA RAGAN pitched Stratford, Conn. to its third straight women's world Softball championship with a 2-0 victory over Portland, Ore., at Stratford.

September 26, 1960
Cover—Painting by Daniel Schwartz4—drawing by Ajay8—Loomis Dean-LIFE, Tony Triolo11—Ronald D.K. Hadden, Bill Allison, Marshall Lockman-Black Star, London Daily Express-Pictorial, Lou Witt: 14,...

September 26, 1960 | Maury Allen
The were criticized (said an opposing ballplayer: "They don't have that confident swagger they had a few weeks ago"), but maintained their big lead and were closing on the pennant. Intrigued by...

September 26, 1960
COUNTRY STYLESirs:I am well past 80 years of age and have been following the harness horses for over 65 of those years.

September 26, 1960
"The fish's son"

September 26, 1960
Major flat and jumping races through October

September 26, 1960 | Jennie Johnson Phinney
All three were needed when the author, a girl of 10, went on the Glidden Tour of 1911