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November 05, 1962 | Volume 17, Issue 19

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Mary Anderson Cover - Sports Illustrated November 05, 1962

November 05, 1962 | Tex Maule
The IBM-machine mind of Tom Landry transforms the had-nothing Dallas Cowboys into an NFL contender; his revolutionary system alternates quarterbacks on every play—while he tells them exactly what...

November 05, 1962 | Gilbert Rogin
The tribal scars on Dick Tiger's torso didn't faze Gene Fullmer, but the African's fierce attack did. Now there is a new and convincing claimant to the disputed middleweight championship

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With 79 years of practice behind it, the National Horse Show, opening this week in Manhattan's Madison Square Garden, has developed into one of America's grandest pageants of sport. Sprinkled...

November 05, 1962 | Robert Creamer
The daring coach of Northwestern built a new offense around the passing genius of a sophomore named Tommy Myers. Big casino: Northwestern is No. 1 in the U.S.

November 05, 1962 | Coles Phinizy
Until late last summer, when skin divers dug them out of a California riverbed and lifted them to the light of day, the bright, precious chunks of gold on the opposite page had lived a remarkably...

November 05, 1962 | Gilbert Rogin
Like a party begun with a practical joke, the 1962-63 National League hockey season got off to a boffo start as the forever cellar-dwelling Boston Bruins pulled the chair out from under the lofty...

November 05, 1962 | Walter Bingham
There may be a difference between small and big college football, but the coaches sing the very same tune

November 05, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
LSU over Mississippi. Ole Miss has thrived on easy pickings. LSU will be tougher.

November 05, 1962 | Mervin Hyman

November 05, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
LSU over Mississippi. Ole Miss has thrived on easy pickings. LSU will be tougher.

November 05, 1962 | Whitney Tower
His first look at a turf course obviously pleased this strapping bay, as he defeated the best of the homebreds and some titled foreigners to become a serious challenger for Horse of the Year

November 05, 1962 | Dudley Doust
With only nominal assistance from his doubles partner, Mexico's Osuna makes his country the world's fifth major tennis power by beating Sweden almost singlehanded on the way to the Davis Cup...

November 05, 1962 | Charles Goren
When the French won the European Championships in Beirut recently they not only qualified for the World Championships next June, they gave clear warning that fantastic bidding systems are going to...

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•Ray Schoenke, SMU tackle, complaining after the Rice game about the hard ground in the Cotton Bowl: "I got blisters under the calluses on both feet. It didn't bother me during the game but it...

November 05, 1962 | Richard A. McCormick, S.J.
Boxing is under fire these days from portions of the press, government and clergy—because some fighters have been badly hurt and a few killed, and because criminals allegedly control large areas...

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14, 15—Marvin E. Newman17, 19—Walter Iooss Jr.20, 21—Evan Peskin29-31—Lee Balterman38-50—James Drake57—Fred Kaplan63—Herb Scharfman66—Frank Scherschel70—Lee Balterman74—Tony Triolo85—A.P., Hot Rod...

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Stella Walsh, 50, a spry San Fernando, Calif. track trainer who won Olympic medals in both the 1932 and 1936 Games, proved her theory on staying in condition—never get out of it—as she nimbly...

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SOCKS AND GLOVESSirs:As president of the World Boxing Association, I consider that Liston earned recognition as the best big fighter in the world. He didn't have a teammate to help him. Who can...

November 05, 1962 | Duncan Barnes
A professional hockey quiz to test the ingenuity and add to the knowledge of the casual fan and the armchair expert

November 05, 1962 | William Leggett
Ronnie Ferraro (above) is 19 years old, weighs 98 pounds, owns three saddles, one whip and a Chevrolet Impala. "When I drive to work," he says, while combing his stringy black hair in front of a...