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October 09, 1967 | Volume 27, Issue 15

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Mike Phipps Cover - Sports Illustrated October 09, 1967

October 09, 1967

October 09, 1967
•Roger Bannister, the first man to break the four-minute-mile barrier with his 3:59.4: "Jim Ryun is an incredible runner, capable I think of doing a 3:45 mile. The ultimate? I think one day it...

October 09, 1967 | Whitney Tower
Racing got its Horse of the Year when Damascus produced a stunning burst of speed after trailing the leaders. He whipped his two chief rivals, Buckpasser and Dr. Fager (on the rail), in the Woodward

October 09, 1967 | Gary Ronberg

October 09, 1967 | Tex Maule
Skulduggery and a mysterious yellow Chevrolet contributed to the fun but not to the stunning display of power that lifted Los Angeles last weekend to the top of the NFL along with Green Bay and...

October 09, 1967
The tumult of the long season culminates in the classic duel that is the World Series and, as millions of Americans focus their attention on baseball, Photographer John G. Zimmerman finds the mood...

October 09, 1967
The world series is following a tough act, but the pennant race whetted appetites of fans eager to see the Red Sox meet the Cardinals. A full report, with color photographs.

October 09, 1967 | William Leggett
It went on and on and on, the American League pennant race, to the last week, the last weekend, the last game. A superplayer named Yastrzemski brought it to its proper conclusion late Sunday

October 09, 1967 | Frank Deford

October 09, 1967 | Garry Valk
It has been a long time now since literal, photographic reproduction has been any criterion for good painting. It has even been a long time since literal, photographic reproduction has been the...

October 09, 1967 | Mervin Hyman

October 09, 1967 | Mervin Hyman
THE BACK: Purdue Halfback Leroy Keyes, who played both offense and defense in win over Notre Dame—and both wonderfully well—catching nine passes, running the ball, scoring once and making a vital...

October 09, 1967 | Joe Jares
It is not for nothing that the small swale which is the site of Clemson's Memorial Stadium is called Death Valley by opponents, and only a last-quarter touchdown run enabled highly favored Georgia...

October 09, 1967 | Gilbert Rogin
After the fight Nino Benvenuti had visions of Satan dancing in his head, but his real tormentor was a very down-to-earth Emile Griffith

October 09, 1967 | Jule Campbell
This season women's sportswear and boot designers, inspired no doubt by all the leg that American girls are showing of late, have gone to new lengths to protect, while still showing off, the...

October 09, 1967 | Bob Ottum
Records for pace, purse and people fell in upstate New York as Scotland's masterful Jimmy Clark (above) sped to victory in the U.S. Grand Prix and kept a world-championship duel going for another...

October 09, 1967 | Hank Babbitt
A new fish has come out of the west to stimulate sportsmen on the lake coast of Michigan. Anglers have swarmed out to try their luck, and many have come home happy. Some, alas, have not come home...

October 09, 1967 | William Johnson

October 09, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf

October 09, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf
For some players the season just past was an up year, for some it was a down year and for others a combination of both. Mike McCormick of the Giants had an up year. In 1960, McCormick won 15 games...

October 09, 1967
BOXING—EMILE GRIFFITH regained the world middleweight title that he lost last April to Nino Benvenuti when he won a 15-round decision in a rematch at New York's Shea Stadium (page 50).

October 09, 1967
4—Jerry Cooke16—Jerry Cooke17—Tony Triolo18—Tony Triolo, Jerry Cooke20, 21—Roy DeCarava23—Neil Leifer24, 25—James Drake34—Arthur Shay, Don Getsug-Rapho Guillumette, AP38, 39—Fred Kaplan-Black...

October 09, 1967
Darryl Greenamyer, one of the top engineering test pilots for Lockheed Aircraft in Los Angeles, flew a Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat to his third consecutive unlimited classic title with a 392.621 mph...

October 09, 1967
THE CUPSirs:Carleton Mitchell's coverage of the defense of the America's Cup (In 20 Fatal Minutes, Australia's Try Was Doomed, Sept. 25) should be ranked as a masterpiece of its kind. I am no...

October 09, 1967 | Frank Graham Jr.
Machias Seal Island, 14 acres of rock and turf in the sea off Cutler, Me., may well be the U.S.'s most inaccessible tourist attraction. One reason is that the island has been occupied for 135...

October 09, 1967 | Felicia Lee
The fact that almost anyone can learn to fly an airplane is greeted skeptically by some 70% of Americans who have never been airborne. Whether from distrust or lack of understanding, the...

October 09, 1967 | Ellington White