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September 19, 1966 | Volume 25, Issue 12

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Gary Beban Cover - Sports Illustrated September 19, 1966

September 19, 1966 | Kim Chapin
What's good for Ford is sometimes good for General Motors, it seems, as the giant Detroit automaker brings out a new four-seater of sporting character with a strong family resemblance to...

September 19, 1966 | Frank Deford
Unseeded by the tournament committee at Forest Hills, Fred Stolle led a horde of fellow Diggers up from down under to make a shambles of the nationals and wipe out all five members of the U.S....

September 19, 1966 | Hugh Whall
Czech refugee Mira Slovak may think himself timid. If so, his record as the nation's top hydroplane racer proves that he is the toughest chicken afloat

September 19, 1966 | Whitney Tower
Harvey Peltier is a roly-poly, twinkly-eyed operator out of Thibodaux, La., which, in case you've bypassed it, is some 50 miles west of New Orleans. "I'm 66 years young," says Harvey with a broad...

September 19, 1966 | Frank Graham Jr.
Baseball still shudders when it recalls the year that big-league stars, seduced by money, fled to the turmoil and excitement, the fights and riots of the Mexican League. The fiery Jorge Pasquel...

September 19, 1966
BASEBALL—ROCHESTER, the Baltimore Orioles' top farm club, won the International League pennant on the final day, defeating last-place Syracuse 10-7, in the league's closest championship race in...

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4—Neil Leifer26A, 26B—Walter Iooss Jr.29-33—Herb Scharfman34—Jerry Cooke37—Walter Iooss Jr.38—Leviton (Atlanta)39—Neil Leifer40, 41—Walter Iooss Jr.42—Sheedy & Long43—Fred Kaplan44—James...

September 19, 1966
Dick Miller, 12, of Pomona, Calif., who won the city table tennis championship for 13-and-under early in the summer, turned to lawn tennis and took the 12-and-under singles and doubles titles in...

September 19, 1966 | Herman Weiskopf
NATIONAL LEAGUE

September 19, 1966 | Herman Weiskopf
When Earl Wilson was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Detroit Tigers in June, he reported to his new club within hours, having caught the fastest transportation available to Detroit. It was...

September 19, 1966
THE BEAR PITSirs:Bear Bryant has an inflated sense of values concerning football (I'll Tell You About Football, Aug. 15 et seq.). He thinks his kind of football can teach a boy about life.

September 19, 1966 | Jeannette Bruce
Learn to sail in one weekend read the ad in The New York Times. "Instructors include national champions...no classroom theory...all courses take place aboard an actual sailboat." As I dialed the...

September 19, 1966
SPARE THE ROD

September 19, 1966
•Alex Karras, Detroit Lions captain, who was suspended three years ago for betting on games, asked by the referee to call the flip of the coin before a game: "I can't do that, sir. I'm not allowed...

September 19, 1966 | Tex Maule
Beginning the defense of their NFL championship, the Packers played perfect football as they shocked Johnny Unitas and the Colts with interceptions and rocked them with vintage blocking and tackling

September 19, 1966 | Jack Olsen
Baseball enters the stretch—and here come the colorful Dodgers, their eyes on the flag and their elbows in ice baths. A fight flares, laughter cools it, and the world champions stagger on—maybe...

September 19, 1966
Superbill vs. USC. That's one way to describe the week's top college game: Texas and Bill Bradley against Southern California. Dan Jenkins writes on the pressures and the game.

September 19, 1966 | Martin Kane
A new Cassius Clay, wrapped in clerical sobriety, administered a fierce beating to Germany's unorthodox Karl Mildenberger, but the fight went 12 rounds, obscuring the point of the champ's sermon

September 19, 1966
The man on the opposite page being lifted in triumph from the scene of a great battle is a college football coach who has succeeded. He is Tommy Prothro of UCLA. Winner of the Rose Bowl game last...

September 19, 1966 | Garry Valk
Right from Week One of the college and professional football season we are preparing for the big games, the ones that will bear heavily on rankings, championships, titles and bowl invitations, not...

September 19, 1966 | Paul Dietzel

September 19, 1966 | Dan Jenkins
The Crimson Tide will be No. 1 again, giving Coach Bear Bryant his fourth national title of the decade. But as college scores run higher and upsets become more frequent the usual number of...

September 19, 1966 | Dan Jenkins
ALABAMA 10-0ARKANSAS 9-1NEBRASKA 9-1NOTRE DAME 9-1UCLA 9-1MICHIGAN STATE 8-2TENNESSEE 8-2OHIO STATE 7-2GEORGIA TECH 8-2TEXAS 8-2COLORADO 8-2

September 19, 1966
From the surprise teams of the past to the best and rest of the present, detailed analyses of the strengths and weaknesses of major and small-college teams by Mervin Hyman, Tom Brody, Joe Jares...

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September 19, 1966
It is not difficult to understand why the entire state of Florida is anxious to see what sophomore Larry Smith of the University of Florida will do against Northwestern this Saturday. What is...

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When he is standing there at the blackboard diagraming Ohio State's noble off-tackle smash, Coach Woody Hayes occasionally gets so excited he sends that O (representing his tackle) slamming into...

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September 19, 1966
It started slowly, because freshman games in the Ivy League are viewed with as much indifference as the well-organized cheer. First came the furtive whispers. "He's everything that Albie Booth...

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September 19, 1966
Discipline, to Texas Coach Darrell Royal, has special meaning. When he says the word, it reminds some people of a cathedral organ—there is no mistaking the tone of reverence in his voice. Royal...

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September 19, 1966
When senior Dave Lewis, the only real Indian on the Stanford Indians' roster, was asked to move from quarterback to half to make room for Gene Washington, the only people more upset than opposing...

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September 19, 1966 | Frank Graham Jr.
Thousands of hard-working Maine diggers, packers and dealers turn ugly-looking sea worms into dollar signs