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October 30, 1961 | Volume 15, Issue 18

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Frank McGuire Cover - Sports Illustrated October 30, 1961

October 30, 1961 | Gilbert Rogin
From California to New York, housewives, athletes and businessmen are taking up a no-sweat, no-pain system of muscle building

October 30, 1961 | Tex Maule
Shrewd old Clark Shaughnessy, who coaches the defense for the Chicago Bears, came up with a bewildering variety of defensive maneuvers to plug the barrels of the new San Francisco offense

October 30, 1961
Since it's the puck in the net, not the man, that counts, Montreal Canadien Goalie Jacques Plante is not hopping mad here. Rather he is showing the New York Rangers' Ken Schinkel a little mercy—a...

October 30, 1961
Even though the Series was over and done, it was Yankee vs. Red vs. the rest of the National and American leagues once again at the Baseball-Celebrity Golf Tournament in Palm Desert, Calif. last...

October 30, 1961
This terrifying tossed salad of tumbling horses, flying men, spinning sulky wheels and splintered shafts marked the end of a recent trotting race in Sweden. The race came a colossal cropper when...

October 30, 1961
One of the quietest and loveliest sports in the world is soaring, flying on updrafts in unpowered aircraft. Roy Terrell describes his entry into the magical world of sailplanes and of thermals.

October 30, 1961 | Ray Cave

October 30, 1961 | Rex Lardner

October 30, 1961 | Robert H. Boyle
Look! Up in the sky! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? You bet it's a plane! To be precise, it's two planes—both from World War I. Banking at right is a German Pfalz D-12, flown by Frank Tallman, a...

October 30, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
Michigan State in the Midwest, Texas in the Southwest and Alabama and Mississippi are far ahead of the rest

October 30, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
Penn State over California.The Nittany Lions are roaring again. Cal's Randy Gold will have to hustle to keep Bob Mitinger and the other State toughies off his back.

October 30, 1961 | Virginia Kraft
Wherever they put him, the Hun partridge dropped dead—until he got to the grain fields of the West

October 30, 1961 | Huston Horn
Almost nobody knew it, but just the other day U.S. field hockey had itself a six-flag jamboree

October 30, 1961 | Charles Goren
Early this month, in the picturesque Devonshire seaside resort of Torquay, Britain's contract bridge team withstood teams representing 15 countries to win the European Championship for the first...

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October 30, 1961 | Joe David Brown
The French Line is about to decommission the luxury liner 'Liberté,' a great but ancient lady of the sea. The author of this story is a practical man—he accepts automobiles and airplanes—but he...

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IRREVERENT HISTORY

October 30, 1961
•Attorney General Robert Kennedy, speaking at the People-to-People Sports Committee's "Dinner of Champions" in New York: "I am ashamed to report that my father, who is 73, has never been beaten by...

October 30, 1961
BASEBALL—NEW YORK YANKEES placed four men on the major league All-Star team: Outfielders Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, Catcher Elston Howard, and Shortstop Tony Kubek, but 25-game-winner Whitey...

October 30, 1961
18—Bruce Harlan20, 21—Dan Hardesty (2), Phil Bath22—diagram by Brendan Mulvey23—Lee Balterman26, 27—Phil Bath (2), A.P.28, 29—Erwin Loewe-P.I.P.30—John G. Zimmerman33—Herb Scharfman59, 62—Wil...

October 30, 1961
Jane Ellen Small, Maine freshman and daughter of president of the U.S. Pony Trotting Assn., set a pony trotting mark, riding Some Cookie, 1:55.2 for the half mile. Jane, riding since she was 3,...

October 30, 1961
STOPS FOR THOUGHTSirs:Whoever selected the best of the "all-round college athletes" obviously chose men from different geographic locations to please the masses and thereby neglected some of the...

October 30, 1961
How not to worry

October 30, 1961
National Hockey League games through December 23

October 30, 1961 | Huston Horn