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October 19, 1964 | Volume 21, Issue 16

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated October 19, 1964

October 19, 1964
MEDALISTSSirs:Two gold medals to John Underwood and Alexander Eliot for their coverage of the Olympic Games (Oct. 5). A silver medal to Gilbert Rogin and numerous bronze medals to your...

October 19, 1964
AMATEUR SPORTSWRITER

October 19, 1964
•Johnny Callison, Philadelphia outfielder, when asked if he had any plans for the winter: "Well, the first thing I'm going to do is hide."

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October 19, 1964
The Olympic Games are in full stride and, from Tokyo, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S task force reports on the week's events in track and field, swimming and diving, and a dozen other sports. Stories by...

October 19, 1964 | William Barry Furlong

October 19, 1964 | Jack Olsen

October 19, 1964 | Sidney L. James
Writing about baseball nowadays (page 24) is like fishing a trout stream on the opening day of the season. You're there on the bank, rod in hand, lure in the water, and there are fish (or stories)...

October 19, 1964 | Floyd Patterson

October 19, 1964
Asked to issue a proclamation honoring the town's most famous citizens, Ken Boyer of the Cardinals and Clete Boyer of the Yankees, the mayor of Alba, Mo. (pop. 352) shook his head and refused on...

October 19, 1964 | Tex Maule
Cleveland finally has deep receivers to pair with Jimmy Brown in a diversified attack. In spite of a weekend loss to Pittsburgh, the Browns may go far if their defenders can just get hold of the...

October 19, 1964 | Marvin Hyman
All around the country it was a week for big upsets. Kentucky and Mississippi met with disaster in Florida, Army got picked off by Penn State in the East and out West, Rice found Stanford too much...

October 19, 1964 | Marvin Hyman
BACK OF THE WEEK: Florida State's Steve Tensi, a 6-foot-5 quarterback, cleverly probed Kentucky's pass defense for nine completions and 122 yards, threw for three touchdowns in surprise 48-6...

October 19, 1964 | Marvin Hyman
Georgia Tech over Auburn. Sidle is hurt again and that means trouble for Auburn.

October 19, 1964
To the nonparticipant, a trap- or skeet-shooting jacket is simply a jacket with a shoulder patch and brass buttons made of shotgun shells. But to the 100,000 or more men and women who compete in...

October 19, 1964 | Harold Peterson
A Wyoming rancher recently doubled Colonel Cody's one-day record for buffalo kills, but his purpose is to restore—not destroy—a great species

October 19, 1964 | Charles Goren
The best of the bridge-playing actors—and there are lots of good ones—is very likely Omar Sharif, who was disconsolate three years ago when he had to spend 18 months in the desert making Lawrence...

October 19, 1964 | Roderick Haig-Brown

October 19, 1964 | Roderick Haig-Brown
The underwater discoveries and exploits that Roderick Haig-Brown has written of here are excerpts from a book called Fisherman's Fall, which details a season of angling moods and glories both...

October 19, 1964
Cover—Neil Leifer-Time4—Herb Scharfman22, 23—Tony Triolo (5), Fred Kaplan (2), Herb Scharfman25—Walter Iooss Jr., Herb Scharfman26—James Drake27—Fred Kaplan (3), AP28, 29—Fred Kaplan (top 3), Herb...

October 19, 1964
Gary Bower, 13, an eighth-grade honor student from Middletown, Pa. who wants to be a professional bowler, got permission from his parents to bowl in ABC league competition and rolled a 717...

October 19, 1964
BASEBALL—Sparked by the pitching of right-hander JOE STANKA, 33, who threw shutouts in the first, sixth and seventh games, the NANKAI HAWKS of the Pacific League defeated the Central League's...

October 19, 1964 | Duncan Barnes
Ever since the hijacking of airplanes at gunpoint became popular several years ago, commercial airlines have cracked down on sportsmen carrying rifles and shotguns on board. Some understanding...

October 19, 1964 | Myron Cope
It sort of chokes you up when you think of the beautiful friendship between Jake Mintz and his boy, Wilf Greaves