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November 19, 1962 | Volume 17, Issue 21

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Nick Pietrosante Cover - Sports Illustrated November 19, 1962

November 19, 1962
THE GAME'S THE THINGDespite their abysmal start (three wins in 13 games) the New York Rangers have already drawn to their first six home games some 17,000 more spectators than they did last year...

November 19, 1962
•Darrell Royal, Texas coach, on his giant 6-foot-3, 260-pound freshman tackle, Jerry Oliver: "He has the biggest hands and feet I've seen. We're going to X-ray his big toe. I think it has a liver...

November 19, 1962 | Kenneth Rudeen

November 19, 1962 | Tex Maule
New York's football pros were said to be getting long in the tooth, but after their win over the immature Dallas Cowboys they seem headed for another Eastern Division championship

November 19, 1962
Nick Pietrosante (see cover), the Detroit Lions' violent-running fullback, shown here holding his 10-month-old daughter, Stacy, is one of the more resourceful providers in professional football....

November 19, 1962
The generalissimo of the Chinese Bandits, Paul Dietzel of Army, now goes up against Navy's tricky Wayne Hardin. An incisive portrait of Dietzel and a preview of the big game.

November 19, 1962 | Tex Maule

November 19, 1962 | Gwilym S. Brown

November 19, 1962 | Jo Ahern Zill
Stretch fabric so tight you can lean on it has been the dictum for ski pants ever since downhill racers discovered that you can pare off seconds of time by paring away inches of wind-resisting...

November 19, 1962 | Charles Goren
In Phoenix, Ariz. this week 30 bridge champions, including myself and my partner, Helen Sobel, square off at the International Team Trials to see which three pairs will represent the U.S. in the...

November 19, 1962 | Walter Bingham
Last Saturday Chattanooga fluttered near a flame called Ole Miss, and for a wonderful instant the flame was dimmed

November 19, 1962 | Mervin Hyman

November 19, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
Alabama over Georgia Tech. Alabama's sturdy defense will check Tech's Lothridge.

November 19, 1962 | Alice Higgins
They made a big difference in the performances at New York's National, where the only items on the program that turned up negative were the saliva tests

November 19, 1962 | Whitney Tower
Two leading stables traded upset victories at Aqueduct and Garden State Park, and one side effect was a change in the winter book for next season's Kentucky Derby

November 19, 1962 | Robert Creamer
The Russians hinted at surprises as they arrived for another U.S. tour, but their style is still the same—old-fashioned and rough

November 19, 1962 | Jerry Lucas
How are the Russians faring in their efforts to heat the U.S. at one of its own games? Here, Jerry Lucas, Ohio State All America and a member of the U.S. teams that played the Soviets in 1960 and...

November 19, 1962 | Gerald Holland

November 19, 1962
BASKETBALL—RUSSIAN TEAMS, on a tour of the U.S., split the first doubleheader in New York (see page 76). The hard-pressing Soviet men lost in the last minute to an AAU All-Star team, 70-66, while...

November 19, 1962
Herb Fitzgibbon, al 6 feet 3 one of the tallest of top collegiate tennis players, used his long stretch to advantage as he won the Eastern College Athletic Conference tennis title by beating a...

November 19, 1962
23—Walter Iooss Jr.33—drawings by Marc Simont34, 35—diagrams by William Bernstein42, 47—Jorge Aguirre52-54—Neal Barr-Feldon65—James Drake72—Mike Sirico, Herb Scharfman73—Neil Leifer76—Herb...

November 19, 1962
LOGICSirs:Every year we have the comparative-score oddities, such as A beats B, B beats C, C beats D, and D beats A. The following warped logic is a little different, but the highly doubtful...

November 19, 1962 | Nancy Pierce
Skiing today is securely established as a sport within the competence of any healthy person. For years it was something rich daredevils did on dangerous foreign mountains. You saw it in films or...

November 19, 1962 | Arthur Zich