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October 25, 1954 Table Of Contents

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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

Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Which is of greater value to a man, a Phi Beta Kappa key or an All-America football selection?

By Jimmy Jemail

Soundtrack

SOUNDTRACK

A SELF-RESPECTING BIRD DOG, K.U.'s MECHANICAL MARVEL, MR. JOHNSON AND THE EPIZOOTICS

Spectacle

PHEASANTS RISING

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Winning Combination

IVY PLAYS THE RIGHT HORSE

Alan Ameche, that is. Wisconsin's great fullback has helped lick Marquette, Michigan State, Rice, Purdue and has made 1954 happy for Coach Williamson

By Booton Herndon

Weidman's Burden

A DOLLAR ON DARTMOUTH

Father Weidman, a larcenous lover of long shots, learns a thing or two from seven-year-old John, to wit: lay your money on the line and let the odds go hang

By Jerome Weidman

Under 21

INVENTOR WITH A LAZY STREAK

He built a better gun-rest and got some rich results

By Duane Decker

First Scent

FIRST SCENT OF FOX

At this season, the best young hounds are being worked into the best pack in the country

By Reginald Wells

A Place To Be

FOOTBALL STADIUM

On autumn Saturdays they are not only fine places for watching a game, but wonderful for family picnics too

By Horace Sutton

Sporting Look

THE NOT SO ODD JACKET

The most popular items in a man's wardrobe are his sport jackets. Ten million of them will be sold this year—and it all started as a college-boy fad

You Should Know

YOU SHOULD KNOW: if you plan to take up hunting

By The Know-It-All

Football

NEYLAND'S BOYS

The Tennessee general has sent fine coaches to a lot of U.S. colleges

By Herman Hickman

GAME OF THE WEEK: WEST VIRGINIA 19 PENN STATE 14

By Don A. Schanche

Motor Sports

JIM BRYAN: AAA WINNER

In the roaring dust of the nation's fastest tracks a bold young driver beat out older rivals for the big-car national championship

By Alfred Wright

REVIEW OF THE YEAR

By John Bentley

Baseball

IN CONNIE'S DAYS

The A's weren't always good but nobody minded as long as Mr. Mack was around

By Red Smith

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS October 22 through 28

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

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

Compiled by Ed Zern

Yesterday

GALLOPING GHOST

Red Grange hit Pennsylvania like a tornado, silencing those Eastern skeptics for all time

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

SCOREBOARD

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS