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December 04, 1961 | Volume 15, Issue 23

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Stein Erickson Cover - Sports Illustrated December 04, 1961

December 04, 1961
DOUBLE TROUBLE

December 04, 1961 | Tex Maule

December 04, 1961
Recalling the football highlights of a quarter century ago, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED honors 25 men who have earned distinction in American professional, business and community life.

December 04, 1961 | Alfred Wright
The crowds are larger than ever and the money is rolling in, but the PGA has serious problems which it is too timid to face

December 04, 1961 | George Walsh
Now everybody can utilize the magic of isometric contractions. It takes only 10 minutes a day

December 04, 1961 | Charles Goren

December 04, 1961
Skiers are divided into dreamers and wonderers. If they are young, they dream that someday they will ski like Stein Eriksen or Anderl Molterer, shown right as they swoop down the east face of Ajax...

December 04, 1961 | Tom Fox

December 04, 1961 | Rex MacLeod
Not really, for sports-minded citizens are flipping over the football finals. Only the Patterson-McNeeley fight is stirring up indifference

December 04, 1961 | Walter Bingham
To Ohio State's Woody Hayes, whose team will meet UCLA in the Rose Bowl, the rose is fragrant, but the color is blood

December 04, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
The bowl picture was taking shape. Ohio State (8-0-1) and UCLA (7-3) were almost certain to appear in Pasadena; Texas (9-1) and Mississippi (8-1) were set for the Cotton Bowl; LSU (9-1) and...

December 04, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
Army over Navy. The Cadet wounds have had time to heal—all except the one left by two straight losses to Navy. Stiffer defense will win for Army.

December 04, 1961 | Maury Allen
In the hottest cold war of many a year, Toronto, New York and Montreal push and shove one another for the NHL championship

December 04, 1961 | Frank Graham Jr.

December 04, 1961
BASEBALL—FRANK ROBINSON, Cincinnati Reds' complete outfielder, won the National League's Most Valuable Player award for 1961. An excellent fielder, Robinson batted .323, hit 37 home runs, drove in...

December 04, 1961
James Prigoff, 34, of New Rochelle, N.Y., a three-sport star at MIT who turned to squash tennis "when I started to get fat" and became national champion, won Norman Torrence Memorial tournament at...

December 04, 1961
26, 27—Neil Leifer28, 29—Marvin E. Newman30, 31—Neil Leifer (2), upper right, Art Shay32, 33—Martin Nathan56—Bruce Baumann62—Herb Scharfman64—Phil Bath68—Tony Triolo69—Herb...

December 04, 1961
IN THE SMOGSirs:The simple truth about Los Angeles sports (Apathy in Smogsville, Nov. 13) is that the well-known goose that laid the golden eggs has overexerted, hence the goose eggs at the box...

December 04, 1961
Full of hot air

December 04, 1961
Sports Illustrated presents a guide to Midwest ski resorts that have added facilities since last year. New lifts are followed by their length/rise/capacity (skiers per hour); new trails by their...

December 04, 1961
Leading championships and meets January through March

December 04, 1961 | Maury Allen
In 1946 Navy's inspired team gave the undefeated Cadets a game they would never forget