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September 24, 1962 | Volume 17, Issue 13

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated September 24, 1962

September 24, 1962 | Tex Maule
Pro football, thanks to enterprising Midwesterners, now has its minors, and they just may show a profit

September 24, 1962 | Charles Goren
I have recently been told that it is not true that the ostrich considers himself invisible when he buries his head in the sand. But I still prefer the old notion, inaccurate or not. There is...

September 24, 1962 | Jack Nicklaus
You should not become alarmed when you find your ball in a divot mark or in a bad lie in the fairway. The required shot can be played successfully. In fact, I would rather hit from a divot than...

September 24, 1962 | Whitney Tower
In futurities a continent apart, Slipped Disc and Never Bend win again, but only the latter has the look of a potential champion

September 24, 1962 | Roy Terrell

September 24, 1962 | Harold Peterson
EAST"In the opening game with Miami you're gonna see an All-America quarterback," Pitt Quarterback Jim Traficant immodestly informed the locker room after a spectacular practice last spring....

September 24, 1962 | Harold Peterson
Penn state over Navy. Surer defense and running will win the East's first major battle.

September 24, 1962 | Frank Deford
NATIONAL LEAGUEShopping around for something special for that ballplayer who has everything? Take a tip from, respectively, the Dodger management, Doris Day, and the Dodger team. Gift items they...

September 24, 1962
BOATING—WEATHERLY, driven by a crisp 10-to-20-knot west-northwest wind, easily beat Gretel in the opening race for the America's Cup before 20,000 happy spectators who watched from 2,000 assorted...

September 24, 1962
23—left, Al Panzera30—Dan Budnick-Magnum, Tony Triolo44—A.P.46—Culver, A.P. (2)97—Joern Gerdts102, 104—John Foster-Indianapolis News112, 113—Del Mar Turf Club142—A.P.146—Lisa Larsen-LIFE

September 24, 1962
BY THE BOOKSSirs:This writer noted with interest your article The Bookies Close Up Shop (Sept. 3), and close up they have, throughout the country. But the net results of Bobby Kennedy's crusade...

September 24, 1962 | Alfred Wright

September 24, 1962 | Jack McKinney

September 24, 1962 | Mort Sharnik
Ben Skelton is 37 years old. He never got anywhere as a boxer, but he has sparred with the champs—Louis, Charles, Walcott. In the past months he has worked out with both Sonny Liston and Floyd...

September 24, 1962 | Carleton Mitchell
The Australian sloop 'Gretel' made a bold bid at the start, but the first race of the America's Cup series went to the U.S.

September 24, 1962 | Arthur Zich
The place was Newport, and they were having a sailing race, but there were no Mosbachers around nor even any Australians. It was Newport Beach, Calif. and the pick of the nation's small-boat...

September 24, 1962
The game means so many different things to so many different people. In the South it may be rebel songs and pretty coeds parading under Confederate flags at an Ole Miss game (see cover). In the...

September 24, 1962
Carleton and St. Olaf, two small midwestern colleges in the same town, Northfield, Minn., are characteristic examples of the quiet and pleasant backwaters of college football. Though they receive...

September 24, 1962 | Alfred Wright

September 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
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September 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman

September 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
Quarterback Dale Ford of Washington State

September 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman

September 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
Tackle Ray Rissmiller Jr. of Georgia UniversityRay Rissmiller Jr. is a 6-foot-4, 240-pound farm boy who at 11 was too heavy to play in the 13-and-under league in Raubsville, Pa. Lurking in that...

September 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman

September 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
Halfback Gale Sayers of Kansas University

September 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman

September 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
Wingback Ernie Koy of Texas University

September 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman

September 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
Fullback Jim Nance of Syracuse UniversityBig, fast backs have become the fashion at Syracuse, and the 6-foot-1, 220-pound Jim Nance may yet turn out to be another Ernie Davis or Jim Brown. Nance's...

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September 24, 1962
•Pitcher Bobby L. Miller, with an 0-12 record, on how things are with the Mets: "I'm not starting, and the other day they told me I wasn't going to relieve any more. Is there anything else?"

September 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman

September 24, 1962 | Virginia Kraft
For ages, hunters emptied their wallets chasing big game all over the world. This year they turn their attention to that fabled land of pronghorns and wapiti—the U.S.

September 24, 1962 | Mary Ann Gould
A heavyweight championship boxing quiz to excite the memory and increase the lore of fans and armchair experts

September 24, 1962 | Leo Monahan
At the start of the season Rudy York was an unknown. By the end of August his name was coupled with Ruth's