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October 18, 1965 | Volume 23, Issue 16

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Tommy Nobis Cover - Sports Illustrated October 18, 1965

October 18, 1965
BASEBALL—The World Series was in progress, but already the Hot Stove League had started. Fired: DICK SISLER, manager of the Cincinnati Reds, as a result of his team's disastrous final-week...

October 18, 1965
4—Marvin E. Newman, Neil Leifer (2), Walter Iooss Jr.21—north magazine32—Walter Iooss Jr., AP33—Herb Scharfman34, 35—Walter Iooss Jr.36, 37—Stuart Smith38—Rich Clarkson39—Tony Tomsic40-42—Lawrence...

October 18, 1965
Maryann Courtois celebrated her eighth birthday by placing first in the individual medley, backstroke, freestyle and butterfly events in a dual meet for the Pleasant Hill (Calif.) Swim Club and...

October 18, 1965
MONOPOLY IN THE AFTERNOONSirs:According to you, college football now has a videotape gadget for instant discovery of "the opponent's defensive spacings and secondary adjustments" (SCORECARD, Oct....

October 18, 1965
PRESERVATION OF A TREASURE

October 18, 1965 | Jack Mann
The World Series opened on a slightly shocking note when Zoilo Versalles and the underdog Minnesota Twins upended Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax, the supposedly unbeatable titans of the Los Angeles...

October 18, 1965
Pro basketball's perennial champs, the Celtics, have aging, injury-prone stars but, says Bill Russell, they have the savvy to win, and he reveals how he psychs his opponents.

October 18, 1965 | Tex Maule
The new, grown-up Charley Johnson fired passes with cool authority in St. Louis' smashing defeat of the Redskins. He now appears ready to lead the Cardinals to the Eastern title over the battered...

October 18, 1965 | Garry Valk
In addition to being the best defender in college football, Texas Linebacker Tommy Nobis has another distinction. He is a landmark. This has nothing to do with the fact that in both size and...

October 18, 1965 | Dan Jenkins

October 18, 1965 | John Underwood
In a year distinguished more for its upsets than for any sort of consistency, the favorites finally came through—and by comfortable margins, for a change. Arkansas and Texas coasted on their tough...

October 18, 1965 | John Underwood
THE BACK: Quarterback Billy Anderson's amazing passing show led Tulsa past Memphis State 32-28. He set an NCAA record with 39 completions (16 to End Howard Twilley) in 65 tries for 447 yards and...

October 18, 1965 | John Underwood
PENN STATE OVER SYRACUSEState gets Stronger while Syracuse can't get going.

October 18, 1965 | Virginia Kraft
This is the hunters' season, the time of year when man seeks the roots of his past and the meaning of his present in the forests and the fields. It is the time of cackling, fat pheasants,...

October 18, 1965
It might not be simple cause and effect, but Illinois put mascot Chief Illiniwek into the SMU game at halfback and won 42-0. Actually, the chief had been on the bench all along, except at half...

October 18, 1965 | Alfred Wright
The partisan galleries clinging to the dunes and dotting the skyline at Royal Birkdale saw some splendid golf, but their cause was a losing one as Byron Nelson captained the U.S. Ryder Cup team to...

October 18, 1965 | Jeannette Bruce
The big-game hunter who, at the end of the deer season, hopes never to eat another slice of leftover venison, or the rifleman who fells a bear without a clear idea of what to do with the carcass,...

October 18, 1965 | Pat Ryan
After beating the best of the colts in The Futurity, Priceless Gem easily ran away from the fillies. She may be the 2-year-old champion

October 18, 1965 | Charles Goren
Not that there was any doubt, but the Italians proved again that they are almost invincible at the bridge table, winning the recent European Championship in Ostend, Belgium. More, they did it with...

October 18, 1965 | Gilbert Rogin

October 18, 1965 | Emmett Watson
Ever since the schooner Exact, out of Portland, Ore., landed off a lonely, windswept point and deposited its cargo of axes, brandy, tobacco, whiskey and 12 adults and 12 children, Seattle has held...

October 18, 1965 | John Walsh
A true believer summarizes the evidence on Ruth's famous homer at Chicago in the Series of 1932