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November 12, 1962 | Volume 17, Issue 20

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Arnold Palmer Cover - Sports Illustrated November 12, 1962

November 12, 1962
BASKETBALL—BOSTON took its normal position at the head of the Eastern Division, losing only a tense 98-97 thriller against the surging St. Louis Hawks, the Western Division leader. It was a game...

November 12, 1962
27—Fabian Bachrach28—Robert D. Huntzinger59—Jerry Cooke61, 62—Gordon Parks64—Frank Scherschel-LIFE66—Jerry Cooke68—John G. Zimmerman69—James Drake75—Richard Clarkson77—Art Rogers-Los Angeles...

November 12, 1962
Ann Elliott, a former New Orleans TV performer, startled the crowd and jockeys when she first tried the mike as the official race announcer at Jefferson Downs, but her calls were right and she was...

November 12, 1962
SWEET DREAMSSirs:Since when does a second-best team get top billing before the start of a new season (Growing to Greatness, Oct. 29)? If William Leggett is just predicting, let him say so, but to...

November 12, 1962 | Robert H. Boyle

November 12, 1962 | Arthur Mann

November 12, 1962 | Roy Terrell

November 12, 1962 | Fred R. Smith
The calendar reads November everywhere on earth, but in South America November marks the beginning of the summer season out of doors—not a shuttering-up for winter. In Buenos Aires jacaranda trees...

November 12, 1962
Although the most popular South American sports were imported from Europe and the U.S.—soccer, baseball and horse racing—there endure, particularly in remote villages, traditional games which are...

November 12, 1962
From tropical Panama to the cold, windblown land of Tierra del Fuego, South America stretches down 4,750 miles of jungle, desert, mountain, plain and sea. Its rugged, bold and varied terrain...

November 12, 1962
A tiger among lions is Nick Pietrosante of Detroit, who is presented close up in photographs. Tex Maule explains how Green Bay's crack defense will try to stop him.

November 12, 1962
STARS IN MY CROWNThe slowly rising wave of criticism directed at the absolute dominance that college football coaches hold over their teams slopped a little higher last week with the word that Air...

November 12, 1962
•Jim Wicks, manager of British fighter Henry Cooper, on Sonny Liston: "He won't lose his title without he goes to sleep one night and somebody nicks it."

November 12, 1962 | Pamela Knight
Ten airlines now fly jets to South America from the U.S.A. 45-day first-class excursion ticket costs $950 from New York, and first-class passengers are truly pampered on the 12-hour flights to...

November 12, 1962 | Gwilym S. Brown
Argentina, the Scotland of South America, plays host to the 10th annual International Golf Championship, in which teams of the world's best pros compete for little money and much prestige

November 12, 1962 | Arlie W. Schardt
An influx of youth and the rebirth of some oldsters have made Detroit's hockey team the surprise of the current NHL season

November 12, 1962 | Charles Goren
A cinch game contract is a tidy thing that yields a tidy score. It should be gratefully accepted and handled in the most cautious way. Why is it then that such hands make so many players dream...

November 12, 1962 | Walter Bingham
There were six of them—Nebraska, Missouri, USC, Washington, LSU and Mississippi—all undefeated, all ranked high among the nation's top teams. Last week they met, three against three. All over the...

November 12, 1962 | Mervin Hyman

November 12, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
Alabama over Miami. Alabama's concrete defense is too tough for even Miami's Mira.

November 12, 1962
Ever since President Kennedy first coined the phrase in these pages (SI, Dec. 26, 1960), the concept of the Soft American has been a matter of national concern. According to the President's last...

November 12, 1962 | Richard Llewellyn

November 12, 1962 | Richard Llewellyn
Richard Llewellyn, the Welshman whose first novel, rewritten on a London park bench, was How Green Was My Valley, fell in love with South America on a visit in 1949. He has lived there, beside a...

November 12, 1962 | Herman Weiskopf
An NHL quiz to stimulate the memory and increase the knowledge of the casual fan and the armchair expert

November 12, 1962 | William Leggett
Ronnie Ferraro (above) is 19 years old, weighs 98 pounds, owns three saddles, one whip and a Chevrolet Impala. "When I drive to work," he says, while combing his stringy black hair in front of a...

November 12, 1962 | Dan Holland

November 12, 1962
Schedule of events and activities for the traveler in South America