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September 13, 1965 | Volume 23, Issue 11

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Don Shinnick Cover - Sports Illustrated September 13, 1965

September 13, 1965 | Charles Goren
"To most bridge players the squeeze play is a mystery. In the typical squeeze, declarer runs a long suit forcing one or both opponents to leave a valuable card or cards unprotected. But...

September 13, 1965 | George Plimpton
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September 13, 1965 | Mark Mulvoy
AMERICAN LEAGUE

September 13, 1965
BOATING—Sailing an Ensign class sloop to three seconds, three thirds and two fourths, CORNELIUS SHIELDS JR. of Larchmont, N.Y. won the Mallory Cup, the men's national sailing championship, on Lake...

September 13, 1965
4—Herb Scharfman32-35—James Drake37—bottom, Fred Kaplan39—Walter Iooss Jr.47, 49—Lee Balterman52, 53—Walter Iooss Jr.54-56—Neil Leifer59—Marvin E. Newman60—Bob Peterson63-65—Walter Iooss...

September 13, 1965
Cindy Ives, 13, won three titles at the Portland (Me.) Country Club junior tennis tournament. With Lin Chapman she took the 14-and-under doubles. Playing five matches in two days, she took the...

September 13, 1965
BATTLE CRIESSirs:It was with mounting indignation that I read Jack Mann's tabloid description of The Battle of San Francisco (Aug. 30).

September 13, 1965
POLLYANNA IN K.C.

September 13, 1965
•Carl Selmer, Nebraska offensive line coach, on the ambivalent attitude of Nebraska supporters toward Bob Devaney, head coach: "When we win, he's Sweet Old Bob. When we lose, they just use the...

September 13, 1965
The college season begins. In the 10th annual football issue SPORTS ILLUSTRATED selects the 11 best elevens plus nine others that could make it to the top. Dan Jenkins writes about the year of the...

September 13, 1965 | Alfred Wright

September 13, 1965 | William Leggett
A team loses a game and gains ground, another falls from first place to third as it sleeps. The oddest pennant race in National League history is always exciting but sometimes it gets just a...

September 13, 1965 | William Leggett
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED asked National League players which team they thought would finally win the pennant (with the stipulation that they could not pick their own club). The votes of the 172 players...

September 13, 1965 | Pat Ryan
By the early light of the Illinois moon, and after four heats on a muddy track, trotting's premier event was won by a long-shot colt whose owner was hoping her husband's horse would win the race...

September 13, 1965 | Garry Valk
On the wall behind the piano in George Plimpton's apartment overlooking the East River in New York City is a framed manuscript page from an Ernest Hemingway short story. The page, written in...

September 13, 1965
The young pros have taken over: this is the novelty of 1965 in a game where calluses have always counted for more than college press clippings. Only a sturdy few remain of the players, coaches and...

September 13, 1965
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
The Baltimore Colts have the big gun and behind the big gun they have the biggest little gun in the league. The big gun, of course, is the incomparable John Unitas, who has been the best...

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
After a two-year period of reverses and rehabilitation the Green Bay Packers are bigger, younger and probably stronger than ever. The Packers are ready to return to the top, both in the West and...

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
"There's a feeling on the team that we have a chance to win the Western title," says Fullback Nick Pietrosante. "The new coach [Harry Gilmer] alone should make us 20% better. Nobody is sure of a...

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
In 1963 the Bears had the best defense in football and were the world champions. In 1964 they had the worst defense in the West and finished sixth. What happened? Was it, as some say, a...

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
"The day of the crying towel is over," says Harland (Swede) Svare, the Norwegian coach of the Los Angeles Rams. "We may finish in the first three." If so the Rams will have to remedy last year's...

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
If you are looking for the longest of long shots, you might pick the San Francisco 49ers to win the Western Division championship. It is difficult to fault the 49ers except perhaps at quarterback;...

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
Frank Ryan, a tall young man with prematurely gray hair, thoughtful eyes and a mordant wit, took a Ph.D. in mathematics at Rice University this spring. In the dying days of 1964 he had taken...

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
The St. Louis Cardinals have one of the most intelligent quarterbacks in pro football. They have an abundance of good running backs and an experienced offensive line almost as strong as the Green...

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
Jerry Wolman, the Washington builder who bought the Eagles last year, has put pep as well as money into the game. He is a fire-breathing superfan (page 102). In Philadelphia's first exhibition he...

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
The Redskins figured that to be a contender they needed a hard-running, strong-blocking fullback. So this summer they gave up Tackle Riley Mattson and Center Fred Hageman to the Bears for Fullback...

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
Tom Landry, the scholarly, muscular coach of the Dallas Cowboys, began his construction of this team in reverse. Landry is a great believer in defense, but when he went to Dallas to launch the...

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
Pittsburgh, often a contender but never a champion, puts no great store in high-priced draft choices. That may not make perfect sense, but there is a reason. Down through the years the Steelers...

September 13, 1965 | Tex Maule
Giant Coach Allie Sherman is the fortunate beneficiary of the National Football League's latest paradox: rewarding losing coaches with long-term job security. Despite a dismal season—the Giants...

September 13, 1965 | Edwin Shrake
The Buffalo Bills are the class of the American Football League. The tipoff was the eagerness with which the other clubs awaited the Bills' late cuts at the end of summer training. "We know almost...

September 13, 1965 | Edwin Shrake
With only a nucleus of quality players the Patriots usually manage to finish higher than they should. Two years ago Boston won the Eastern Division. Last year the Pats were second to Buffalo. The...

September 13, 1965 | Edwin Shrake
Assuming Joe Namath's right knee is strong enough for him to play a season of professional football but not strong enough for him to do close-order drill in an Army uniform, the celebrated...

September 13, 1965 | Edwin Shrake
In an early training-camp session Don Trull threw a ball 50 yards through the air into the hands of a receiver crossing the goal line, and Coach Bones Taylor smiled the way he used to when he was...

September 13, 1965 | Edwin Shrake
If you enjoy hearing about problems, Sid Gillman could give you a list that would fill the San Diego phone book. Tackle Ernie Ladd, the man who makes the Charger defense work, is threatening to...

September 13, 1965 | Edwin Shrake
Judged purely on their potential, the Chiefs are one of the three best teams in the AFL and must be considered as possible champions. However, something usually happens to the Chiefs about...

September 13, 1965 | Edwin Shrake
Manager-Coach Al Davis is of the opinion that the day of the one-quarterback pro football team is over. Davis is a man who is always looking for an angle, and the angle here may simply be that he...

September 13, 1965 | Edwin Shrake
The most interesting puzzle in the AFL this year is how Cookie Gilchrist and Abner Haynes will perform now that they have been traded away from places where they professed to be unhappy and have...

September 13, 1965 | J. A. Maxtone Graham
One mile north of the ancient town of Sandwich in Kent the traveler passes, and can hardly fail to notice, an undistinguished small factory with a sign outside reading REINFORCED SHUTTLECOCKS LIMITED.

September 13, 1965
Ski towns once became ghost towns when the snow melted, leaving the lodges to the chipmunks and the scenery to the natives. But many ski towns now make summer and fall as active as winter. Aspen...

September 13, 1965 | Myron Cope

September 13, 1965
The Marichal-Roseboro brawl set off heavy repercussions in the southern California apple-juice market. Marichal had been proclaiming his taste for Saxon Apple Juice on billboards and in newspapers...

September 13, 1965 | Jack Nicklaus
How the left thumb should be placed on top of the shaft does not seem a likely subject of controversy, but golf pros—teachers and tournament players alike—have varying views on the matter. Should...

September 13, 1965 | Robert H. Boyle
Trouble flares for sportsmen on the East Coast as New Jersey hoods, manning their illegal draggers, threaten lives and vandalize a boat

September 13, 1965 | Robert Cantwell
Each week the Antiquarian Bookman, house organ of rare-book dealers, lists around 15,000 out-of-print, hard-to-locate (and generally expensive) books. There are a good many unexpected sporting...

September 13, 1965 | Nelson Bryant