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December 25, 1967 | Volume 27, Issue 26

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Carl Yastrzemski Cover - Sports Illustrated December 25, 1967

December 25, 1967 | Tex Maule

December 25, 1967 | Edwin Shrake
The Houston Oilers are the surprise team of the AFL but so few people go to their games that hardly anybody in town knows it. Thriving on youth, they are going to make some city—maybe Seattle—very...

December 25, 1967 | Curry Kirkpatrick

December 25, 1967
On the night of September 18, with two weeks of the daffy American League baseball season remaining, the Boston Red Sox were one run behind, with only two outs left to them in Detroit's Tiger...

December 25, 1967 | Bob Ottum
"I will build a motor car for the great multitude."—HENRY FORD, 1906

December 25, 1967 | Garry Valk
Journalism has been defined as "a true report," an ideal more often aspired to than attained. One of the more accomplished practitioners of this demanding craft is Edwin Shrake, known as Bud to...

December 25, 1967
The big Ford push began utterly without glamour in Dearborn's foundries and fabricating shops. As racing pieces emerged, test crews tried to break them. Control panels like the one glowing at...

December 25, 1967
The pro playoffs pick the champs to meet the champs in the Super Bowl. Tex Maule covers the NFL, Edwin Shrake reports on the AFL and the best plays are reproduced in color.

December 25, 1967 | Dan Jenkins

December 25, 1967
If you look to the right you are seeing more than double, and if you play bridge these days you must sometimes feel that you are hearing more than double, for the double has become a very popular...

December 25, 1967
A New York paper recently reported that Alfred Hitchcock had been invited to attend a Jets game with his old friend Jets Owner Sonny Werblin. It wasn't so. Hitchcock merely lunched with Werblin,...

December 25, 1967 | Edwin Shrake

December 25, 1967
BASKETBALL—NBA: BOSTON (20-7) regained first place in the Eastern Division by beating the 76ers 102-101 and San Diego 114-101. PHILADELPHIA (23-9), in second place by 22 percentage points, won its...

December 25, 1967
Cindy Marks, a ninth-grader at South Eugene (Ore.) High School who was runner-up in the girls' one-meter event in her age group at the AAU West Coast Regional Diving Meet last August, won the...

December 25, 1967
Cover: Fred Kaplan-Black Star3—Tony Triolo17—Herb Scharfman18-21—Lee Balterman23—Tony Triolo24—Walter Iooss Jr., Martine Franck50—Neal Barr (Feldon)56—UPI, Stephen Copley from Clive Cooke of Amersham

December 25, 1967 | Mervin Hyman
THE SOUTH

December 25, 1967
THE PILLAGESirs:In its now not-so-brief history, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED has made innumerable significant and needed contributions to American sport. With the article, How to Stop the Pillage of...

December 25, 1967
POOR GAMESMANSHIP

December 25, 1967
•Jimmie (The Greek) Snyder, giving his line on the Rose Bowl: "O. J. Simpson is even money to score more points than the Indiana team."