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November 16, 1959 | Volume 11, Issue 20

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated November 16, 1959

November 16, 1959
'Best alumni group I ever had'

November 16, 1959
MOUNTAIN CLIMBING—After aerial search failed to spot 32 members of 34-man Japanese expedition, missing for five weeks and feared lost after setting out to establish camp at 20,000 feet on...

November 16, 1959
BASKETBALL—ELGIN BAYLOR, Minneapolis Lakers, set NBA record by scoring 64, points, handing Boston Celtics first loss of season.

November 16, 1959
4—Roy Atkeson11—U.P.I.14—Budd Studios, A.P. (2), Derek Bayes, New York Times, A.P.24—Bob Peterson, A.P. lee Baltermon25—Niels lauritzen-Milwaukee Journal26, 27—U.P.I. (2), Allan Grant-UFE35—T.H....

November 16, 1959
Wendy Hanson, 18-year-old freshman at Briarcliff and one of country's promising young riders, won important junior event—American Horse Shows Assn. Medal title—at National Horse Show, New York.

November 16, 1959 | Mervin Hyman

November 16, 1959 | Mervin Hyman
Tennessee vs. MississippiTennessee's single wing proved itself against the best in the land, but I don't think any team can lick LSU and Mississippi on successive Saturdays. Ole Miss, eager to...

November 16, 1959 | Kenneth Rudeen
It was Black Saturday for LSU and Northwestern as the nation's two leading teams went down to first defeats

November 16, 1959 | Kenneth Rudeen
Penn State uprising early in 20-18 game won by Syracuse featured 17-yard touchdown run by Halfback Roger Kochman, here pursued by Syracuse star Ernie Davis (44). Kochman later returned a kickoff...

November 16, 1959 | Kenneth Rudeen
With defeat or victory in the balance, LSU's All-America halfback, Billy Cannon (No. 20), smacks into the Tennessee defense on the biggest play of Saturday's upset at Knoxville. Trying for a game...

November 16, 1959 | Roy Terrell
Down from the Rockies the snow came, driving across Montana and the Black Hills, across Deadwood and Spearfish and the wide plains of South Dakota to lay a blanket upon the town of Huron the...

November 16, 1959
'The press viewed the flickering game movie in appalled silence. It was run and rerun. It was like watching Richard Widmark hitting a cripple in a gangster movie.'—JAMES MURRAY, SPORTS...

November 16, 1959 | Jeremiah Tax
Chamberlain meets Russell for the first time, and a historic duel begins

November 16, 1959
Winter birds battle for their place in the chow line when deep snow makes it difficult for them to find natural food

November 16, 1959
Last week in the palmy, mountain ringed setting pictured at the right a British golfer pulled a five-iron from his bag and sent the ball rocketing into a puddle with a splash heard round the...

November 16, 1959
This Mexican sure hits hard," a fighter told his handlers in Guadalajara one night last month. "I am tired," he said then. "Let's go home and rest." Then he turned, gasped, "Joe," and collapsed....

November 16, 1959 | Arthur Murphy
Next week the ski season begins in earnest, at least as far as SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S editors are concerned. Nowadays the true fan can find a slope in some hemisphere at any time of the year, and...

November 16, 1959
One thing wrong with the big A, according to old-time railbirds, is that it is too mechanized. Long Island's fancy new track, they say, is more like a supermarket than a proper mecca for horse...

November 16, 1959

November 16, 1959
Jim Brown, Cleveland Brown fullback, answering a photographer's post-game plea for a smile: "That's the best I can do. I got hit in the mouth."

November 16, 1959 | Tex Maule
The offense-minded pros look to the defensive platoon to win games, and championships

November 16, 1959 | Norton Wood
Tim Durant, Master of Fox Hounds and amateur cook, bakes trout in aluminum foil

November 16, 1959 | Fred R. Smith
Modern marvels await sportsmen-photographers. Here is a guide to the newest in the camera bonanza

November 16, 1959 | Joseph Raff
Look for burning rivalries and new national champions in the year's last big meet

November 16, 1959 | Charles Goren
In most of the world it is usual to fasten a rope at the top and climb down. In India, however, a few gifted mystics are said to be able to toss a rope into the air and climb up. So it is...

November 16, 1959 | George Gordon
The shank, I would reckon, is the worst of all golfing ailments. There are explicit causes that bring on shanking, but it is best not to describe them since it would only make players more...

November 16, 1959
All times are E.S.T.

November 16, 1959 | Peter Matthiessen
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November 16, 1959 | Peter Matthiessen
Seventy bloody years, from 1840 to 1910, shaped the final destiny of American wildlife. In that brief period of westward expansion, the continent and its wild inhabitants were changed forever....

November 16, 1959 | Peter Matthiessen
When Peter Matthiessen (above), author of Race Rock and Partisans, set out to do a comprehensive history of American wildlife, he did so with a novelist's as well as a historian's eye. The result...

November 16, 1959 | Peter Matthiessen
The challenge facing conservation in the atomic age, and what must be done to meet it, will be examined in an article in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED in the near future.

November 16, 1959
FITNESS: OF TIMES AND COUNTRYSirs:Your editorial, Fitness for What? (SI, Oct. 26), has added to my weekly enjoyment of my times and my country. Nice going. Very nice going. At a time when nice...

November 16, 1959
Following are 1959's national motorboat class champions

November 16, 1959 | J. B. Priestley
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November 16, 1959 | J. B. Priestley
J. B. Priestley has been a leading British essayist, critic, playwright and author for the past 50 years. American readers of his works know him as an extremely vigorous critic of the United...