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December 03, 1962 | Volume 17, Issue 23

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated December 03, 1962

December 03, 1962
22, 23—James Drake69—Hanson T. Carroll76—Gerry Cranham92, 93—Bud De Wald105—David L. Crofoot

December 03, 1962
BASKETBALL—NBA: SYRACUSE seized and reseized the lead in the seesawing battle with Boston for command of the Eastern Division (see pane 22). Playing four games during the week, the Nats beat the...

December 03, 1962
MORE FITNESSSirs:Mrs. Richard Ross's Open Letter to Bud Wilkinson (Nov. 12) was the best sports advice I've ever read in your very good magazine by anyone to anyone. It should be required reading...

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December 03, 1962
•Wilbur Evans, Southwest Conference publicity director, on Bibb Falk, University of Texas baseball coach and former major league star: "Bibb is so dedicated to baseball that until a week or so ago...

December 03, 1962 | Tex Maule

December 03, 1962 | William Leggett
By getting a big jump in the game they wanted to win the most, pro basketball's small-town team ran right past mighty Boston and into first place in the NBA's Eastern Division

December 03, 1962 | Gwilym S. Brown
Minnesota seemingly had the game won, but a roughing penalty—and a rougher penalty on a loose tongue—swung the tide and the Big Ten championship to the Wisconsin Badgers

December 03, 1962
Two years ago, when the people's swimming pool was new, it was kept open day and night. In the chill Moscow evenings translucent mists steamed up from the heated water. Then, under the wintry eye...

December 03, 1962 | Arlie W. Schardt

December 03, 1962
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: A special issue featuring a gallery of new stars, Roy Terrell writing of Duke's Art Heyman, scouting reports on the top 20 teams, and an instructional.

December 03, 1962 | Ezra Bowen
Until quite recently an American ski resort was a cheerful but unprofitable venture operated by an Austrian with a dream, a businessman looking for a write-off or a couple of Dartmouth boys trying...

December 03, 1962 | John Underwood
Bob Blackman led Dartmouth to an undefeated season—and the 'animals' from Hanover loved it

December 03, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
For most college teams the season is over. Only the traditional post-season games and the usual bowls remain to be played. USC (9-0) and Wisconsin (8-1) are set for the Rose Bowl, Texas (9-0-1)...

December 03, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
Army over Navy. Staubach's passing will bother the Cadets, but not quite enough.

December 03, 1962 | John Lovesey
The middleweight champion of Europe is Laszlo Papp, a handsome Hungarian who trains on hot paprika and always has to fight out of town

December 03, 1962 | Jack Nicklaus
The deliberately hooked low iron is a valuable shot that is especially useful on a course where there are lots of trees to be maneuvered around or under, or where there is a great deal of wind. It...

December 03, 1962 | Kenneth Rudeen
Vivacious islanders and Roger Penske, the thinking man's driver, were the stars of an attractive new event that should become a fall fixture

December 03, 1962
The "glorious time of great Too-Much," Leigh Hunt called Christmas, going on in the same poem to achieve the phrase, "most unthrifty glee." On the following pages are collected some occasionally...

December 03, 1962
Below, in alphabetical order, are the stores previously mentioned, with their mail-order addresses. Prices do not include postage unless "ppd." follows the address.

December 03, 1962 | Charles Goren

December 03, 1962 | Alice Higgins
The normally decorous horsy set is still simmering over the snafu at the Royal

December 03, 1962 | Roy Terrell

December 03, 1962
A guide to midwest ski resorts that have opened or added new facilities since last year. New lifts are followed by their length/vertical rise/capacity per hour. Also listed are the person, place...

December 03, 1962 | Ezra Bowen