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December 23, 1963 | Volume 19, Issue 26

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C.K. Yang Cover - Sports Illustrated December 23, 1963

December 23, 1963 | Frank Deford
In a wild week of upsets, Oklahoma City whipped San Francisco's vaunted defenses with a superb exhibition of long-range sniping

December 23, 1963 | Mervin Hyman
THE SOUTHWEST

December 23, 1963 | Charles Goren
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December 23, 1963 | Carleton Mitchell
AMERICA'S FOREMOST YACHTSMAN-AUTHOR, CARLETON MITCHELL, MAKES THE FIRST MAJOR REPORT ON SAILING THE COASTAL WATERS OF JAPAN, WHOSE WOOD-BLOCK BEAUTY HE DESCRIBES AS THE STIMULATING CLIMAX TO...

December 23, 1963
BASEBALL—"At least now I know where I'm going," said White Sox Second Baseman NELLIE FOX when he returned from deer hunting to discover he had been sold to the Houston Colt .45s. In 14 seasons...

December 23, 1963
22, 23—Walter Iooss Jr.; lower center, Ken Regan36—John Maiolo-Toronto Globe39-50—David Moore from Black Star38, 57, 67—Eric Schaal66—George Long69—Russ Halford70—John G. Zimmerman98—Neil...

December 23, 1963
Wen-An Sun, 10, of Ames, Iowa, who has figure skated only two years, won three events in the Southwestern championships in Omaha. She took the juvenile girls' title, then teamed with her brother...

December 23, 1963
TEX VS. DANSirs:Congratulations to Dan Jenkins on his part of the World Series of football article (The Two Pro Football Leagues Must Meet, Dec. 16). I will donate $50 to Pete Rozelle's favorite...

December 23, 1963 | Sidney L. James
Tokyo's forthcoming Olympic Games will be the first ever held in Asia, and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED decided early in 1963 that this special year-end issue would be a salute to the sportsmen of that...

December 23, 1963
ONE LAW FOR ALL

December 23, 1963
•Bill Pellington, Baltimore Colt middle linebacker, after he had been thrown out of a game for kicking a Minnesota Viking: "Just say I lost my poise."

December 23, 1963 | Tex Maule

December 23, 1963 | Tex Maule
Chicago Bear fans were raised on victory. They cheered heroes like Osmanski and Nagurski, Luckman and McAfee. This was during the early '40s when the Bears were the most awesome, invincible name...

December 23, 1963 | Dan Jenkins
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December 23, 1963 | Herman Weiskopf
The epic brawl between the Black Hawks and the Maple Leafs (at left) emphasizes the emergence of rough play as a new formula for hockey victory

December 23, 1963
IN THE LUSH RAIN FOREST OF SOUTHEAST ASIA A LAOTIAN HUNTER SIGHTS DOWN THE BARREL OF HIS HOMEMADE FOWLING PIECE; OUTSIDE THE RUSSIAN-BUILT STADIUM IN JAKARTA A GRACEFUL INDONESIAN GIRL (NEXT PAGE)...

December 23, 1963 | Edwin O. Reischauer
THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO JAPAN, EDWIN O. REISCHAUER, IS A RARE MIXTURE OF AUTHOR, DIPLOMAT, POLITICAL SCIENTIST AND ORIENTAL SCHOLAR. HERE HE COMMENTS ON THE DIVERSE INFLUENCES IN EASTERN AND...

December 23, 1963 | Alfred Wright
TO THE STATESMEN OF ASIA, MASTERY OF THE GAMES OF THE WEST IS MORE THAN RELAXATION: IT IS A LINK TO THE PEOPLE. LIKE MANY YOUNG FILIPINOS, PRESIDENT DIOSDADO MACAPAGAL (LEFT) LEARNED TO PLAY POOL...

December 23, 1963 | Robert Creamer
If the snake had been a copperhead or a rattler, or even a bushmaster or a krait, the story would not have seemed so impressive. But it was a cobra, and a cobra has a special quality—like a shark...

December 23, 1963
When he first saw a horse race at Ascot in 1897, Chulalongkorn, King of Siam, liked the sport so much that he sponsored a track back home in Bangkok. Today that nine-furlong course is just one...

December 23, 1963 | Fred R. Smith
OF ALL THE VOYAGERS TO THE EAST SINCE MARCO POLO FOUND THE WAY, NONE HAS HAD GREATER IMPACT THAN THE AMERICAN TOURIST. HERE BEGINS A SPORTSMAN-TRAVELER'S GUIDE TO THE STRANGE AND FAMILIAR ON THE...

December 23, 1963
A gift for impersonating Tom Jones and Martin Luther in a hit movie and a hit play at the same time is a happy thing, but Albert Finney might very well give it back for tuppenceworth of his...

December 23, 1963 | Jack Nicklaus
Nothing is more irritating to a golfer than to sky a wedge shot on one hole and skull it on the next. There you are within birdie range, only to make a bogey or worse. The humiliation caused by...

December 23, 1963 | Ernest Shirley
Australia's own for years, the cup should return here after next week's Challenge Round