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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Do competitive sports tend to make women less feminine?

By Jimmy Jemail

Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

Herewith a salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, regardless of whether they have yet earned its tallest headlines

Under 21

FOOTBALL FOR ALL

The good old game of touch, with rules or without, provides football fun for everyone without the spills and skills demanded by the regular game

By Duane Decker

The World Series

1...2...3...4...& BINGO

Baseball experts gave the Giants only a slim chance to beat the Indians, but the Giants amazed the experts, the fans and undoubtedly themselves. Everything Leo Durocher tried worked

By Roger Kahn

Soundtrack

SOUNDTRACK

REHEARSAL IN NEW YORK, ONE ENORMOUS 'O-O-O-O-H', RECESSIONAL IN CLEVELAND

Foxhounds

LISTENING TO THE FOXHOUND

Fox hunting the Midwest way means listening to hound music in the night and matching dog against dog in three-day field trials

By Ed Everett

The Bands Play

THE BANDS PLAY ON

Fancy-free and full of fanfare, football music fills the air with its magnificent manifestations of a martial mania as old as the game itself

By Martin Kane

NO SPORT FOR SISSIES

The violent upsets shown on this and following pages are not the sort of action spectators at the National Horse Show next month are likely to see. To riders and horses preparing for the elegant precision which the arena requires, however, they are normal hazards—and they show that mastering the delicate art of jumping thoroughbreds is a sport which is anything but tame

Sunday Pilot

"SO THERE I WAS..."

Having recently taken to the air, Bill Mauldin launches his new column on flying with the stirring tale of his first solo flight

By Bill Mauldin

Sporting Look

TWEEDS AT BELMONT

For fifty years the opening day at Belmont Park has brought out the first fall fashions in the East. This year there was no doubt about the favorite for suits and coats: tweeds—win, place and show

You Should Know

YOU SHOULD KNOW: if you're laying up a boat

By The Know-It-All

Bowling

LOOK FOR LINDY

New Jersey's Faragalli may be best in the U.S. this year

By Victor Kalman

Baseball

ONE FOR THE RHODES

The redoubtable Giant slugger has ridden blithely through many a dusty situation

By Red Smith

Horse Racing

A FAREWELL AND A FUTURITY

The Dancer takes final bow at Belmont as the racing world's attention shifts to the Widener chute and Nashua

By Albion Hughes

Sport In Art

AUDUBONS OF INDIA

Boxing

A FAN FIGHTS BACK

In TV boxing, says this ringsider, there's too much turkey on the menu and someday wised-up fans may just turn off their sets

By Budd Schulberg

GAME OF THE WEEK: DUKE 7 TENNESSEE 6

By Don A. Schanche

Eastern Football

FOOTBALL IN THE EAST

In his final sectional report Herman Hickman finds the Ivy is green if a bit thin and votes for the big independents as the teams to beat

By Herman Hickman

Column Of The Week

The Washington Post / Times Herald

By Shirley Povich

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS October 8 through 14

Fisherman's Calendar

A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

Compiled by Ed Zern

Yesterday

PUTT'S ALBUM

Born in Cooperstown, N.Y. in 1859 and still living there, Putt Telfer has recorded village sport scenes for 75 years

By John Durant

Sailing

THE BOATS HAVE THEIR DAY

Design determines the winners in One-of-a-Kind races

By Robert N. Bavier Jr.

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

SCOREBOARD

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS