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December 24, 1962 | Volume 17, Issue 26

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Cathy Nagel Cover - Sports Illustrated December 24, 1962

December 24, 1962
BASEBALL—The interleague trading period came to a close with the National League Champion San Francisco Giants sending two pitchers, Stu Miller and Mike McCormick, and Catcher John Orsino to...

December 24, 1962
Phil Hurt, a 6-foot-3 Rollins College sophomore, scored 20 points to lead his team to an 88-66 triumph over Georgia State College, in Winter Park, Fla. It was the Tars' first victory in 35 games...

December 24, 1962 | Mervin Hyman

December 24, 1962
CORPSMENSirs:I was delighted to see Gilbert Rogin's excellent article on Tom Rosandich (Wanted: 32 Guys for the Boondocks, Dec. 10). For three years, when I was overseas with the U.S. Information...

December 24, 1962
39—top, from "Raiders of the Deep" by Lowell Thomas, © 1928 by Doubleday and Company, Inc., reprinted by permission of the publisher; bottom. Brown Brothers42—John Light47—Kenneth...

December 24, 1962 | Catherine Drinker Bowen

December 24, 1962
Heirs to the great tradition of venture are the innumerable citizens who attempt to master the sports of hazard. Some are athletes, some may be "soft Americans" (physically), but all of them are...

December 24, 1962
Though adventuring hobbyists are a wonderful part of the nationwide participation in sport, it is the champions, like Hydroplane Racer Bill Muncey (shown right) and Cathy Nagel (see cover),...

December 24, 1962

December 24, 1962 | Virginia Kraft

December 24, 1962
There are a few grown-ups around who remember living a not-so-organized childhood—one in which they were in charge of a good deal of their time. There is little evidence that the boys (or girls)...

December 24, 1962
Rudi Gernreich, a California sun-wear specialist who sees flesh as a basic ingredient in swimsuit design, has vastly increased the amount of themselves that American women care to bare at the...

December 24, 1962 | Charles Goren
Unlike most year-end examinations, my bridge quiz is all in fun, and you can even take violent exception to the answers if you choose. But being a stern teacher, I must warn you that if you don't...

December 24, 1962 | William Leggett

December 24, 1962 | John Underwood
There are reasons for not having postseason bowl games in places like New York and Philadelphia and the Swift & Co. meat locker, but too often the reasons have been dismissed as mere common...

December 24, 1962 | Tex Maule
Len Dawson, who almost never speaks, is the principal reason why the Texans are favored to win the AFL championship game this week

December 24, 1962 | Arlie W. Schardt
Cincinnati Coach Ed Jucker was worried as his defending champions faced their first tough foe of the season—but his team wasn't. Playing their precise, deliberate best, the Bearcats whipped Kansas...

December 24, 1962 | Robert H. Boyle

December 24, 1962

December 24, 1962 | MARY ANN GOULD
A Rose Bowl quiz to stimulate the memory and increase the knowledge of casual fans and armchair experts

December 24, 1962 | Dave Anderson
They all laughed when Alabama went to the 1926 Rose Bowl, but when the game was over, nobody looked down on southern teams again