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October 08, 1962 | Volume 17, Issue 15

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Tommy McDonald Cover - Sports Illustrated October 08, 1962

October 08, 1962 | Morton Sharnik
A grim commando mood has hit football. It is especially evident at Kentucky, where the coach is demanding total dedication to victory

October 08, 1962 | Tom C. Brody
The National League season was one day too long for the Dodgers but just right for Willie Mays

October 08, 1962 | Gilbert Rogin
Sonny Liston's easy knockout of Floyd Patterson raised many questions. Was it a fix? Was Patterson terrified? Is Liston a danger to boxing? Here are the answers

October 08, 1962 | Jack Olsen
Punished by gale and blizzard, the rescuers challenge the Ogre of the Alps; heroism and tragedy blend to produce a mystery that only the silent mountain itself can solve.

October 08, 1962 | Jack Olsen
The two mountain climbers shown here are trapped on separate ledges on the north wall of the Eiger in the Bernese Alps, a mile-high cliff that is the most treacherous in the world. They are the...

October 08, 1962 | Jack Olsen
Punished by gale and blizzard, the rescuers challenge the Ogre of the Alps; heroism and tragedy blend to produce a mystery that only the silent mountain itself can solve.

October 08, 1962 | Barbara Heilman
Billy Griffith of Longview, Texas, came home with the best Shetlands money could buy. Then he called in Bill Pahlmann to decorate a stable so handsome that you could move right in with the ponies

October 08, 1962 | John Underwood
The Eagles' irrepressible Tommy McDonald runs pass patterns wrong, he is small and not really fast, but he is the pros' best pass catcher

October 08, 1962 | Mary Jane Hodges
Bus Mosbacher, skipper of the victorious America's Cup defender 'Weatherly,' tells how—and why—he ordered a surprising change of sails in the crucial fourth race

October 08, 1962 | Whitney Tower
Last week we left happy Jack Price and his famous horse flying the Atlantic Ocean in search of adventure, cash and glory in Europe's most important race. Well, they have arrived and taken over the...

October 08, 1962
HARD SELLIn an age largely dominated by Madison Avenue's image makers, it is hardly surprising that the humdrum, numerical terminology of the football practice field has given way to the...

October 08, 1962
•Allie White, Texas Christian line coach, on his team's 6-3 upset victory over Kansas: "Our kids had never seen an unbalanced line before and they didn't know what to do, so they just tackled...

October 08, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
THE SOUTH

October 08, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
Georgia Tech over LSU. Talented Tech Will do it with Bill)' Lothridge's passing.

October 08, 1962 | Dr. Edward H. Litchfield/Chancellor Of The University Of Pittsburgh
The head of one of our leading universities explodes the myth of the "tramp athlete." He discovers that resounding—and astonishing—success is scored by varsity players as students and professional...

October 08, 1962
BASEBALL—AMERICAN LEAGUE championship was won for the 27th time, the third year in a row, and the 13th time in the last 16 years by the New York Yankees. Clinching the pennant five days before the...

October 08, 1962
23—John G. Zimmerman24, 25—Lee Balterman26—John Iacano28, 29—Photopress, Zurich35—S. Wyss-Verlag O. Konzett-Brunner36—Yves Debraine-LIFE55—diagram by William Bernstein56—Jean Marquis81—A.P. (3),...

October 08, 1962
Sally Ames Langmuir of Beverly Hills, Calif., who bought the renowned San Francisco Bay racer Bolero for a rumored $200,000, continued the 73-foot yawl's victory tradition by skippering it to...

October 08, 1962
LITTLE MANSirs:This is really an open letter to Mr. Ford Frick: Recently Maury Wills failed to break a record solely because of an artificially imposed game limit set by you. This is the most...

October 08, 1962 | Herman Weiskopf
A World Series quiz to tease the memory and increase the knowledge of fans and armchair experts

October 08, 1962 | John Durant
A brash Cardinal rookie upset the A's when he ran wild on the bases in the 1931 World Series