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November 1, 1954 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Would you want your son to be a big-time football player?

By Jimmy Jemail

Health

FRUSTRATION IS FUN

Playground equipment with built-in disappointments is designed to help in preparing youngsters for "the struggles of maturity"

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

Budd Schulberg

BOXING'S DIRTY BUSINESS MUST BE CLEANED UP NOW

One of the most brazen frauds of modern times was perpetrated on the U.S. public last week when the world welterweight championship changed hands in Philadelphia. Only 7,909 attended the fiasco but its stench got into 10,000,000 homes through television. This makes the state of boxing a national concern, and it indicates the time has come for a federal investigation of the hoodlums who are ruining it

By Budd Schulberg

Football

UNDERDOG ARKANSAS WINS AGAIN

By Willard Rappleye

U.S.C. SMELLS ROSES

By James Murray

UTAH FIREPLUG'S DAY

By Robert Ajemian

OLD SCHOOLS TIE

By Paul Abramson

WISCONSIN HORSE BREAKS DOWN

By Austin Wehrwein

Souped-Up

SOUPED-UP AND HOT

A round-up of 1954 shows that stock cars are faster, midgets are fighting for their lives, and in hot rods it's go, man, go

By John Bentley

Spectacle

THE HOTTEST MAN OF THEM ALL

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Soundtrack

SOUNDTRACK

GRUMPY MOAN IN MAINE, THOUSAND-DOLLAR SIDE BET, A RING, A WRANGLE, A RECORD

Iron Curtain Race

IRON CURTAIN RACE DAY

East Berlin's Hoppegarten puts a big show for the satellites loses two of their best jockeys

ELEGANCE IS THE KEYNOTE OF THE HORSE SHOW

Cinderella Horse

CINDERELLA HORSE

Sport In Art

BOXERS IN BRONZE

Nasrullah And Mr. Fitz

NASHUA'S SIRE AND MR. FITZ

In the unpredictable sport of horse racing, 1954's big news has been made by an Aga Khan castoff and a remarkable 80-year-old trainer. Together, Nasrullah and Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons are enjoying some of turfdom's greatest success

By Whitney Tower

You Should Know

YOU SHOULD KNOW: if you are going hunting

By The Know-It-All

A TOUCHDOWN ON EVERY PLAY

San Francisco 49ers meet Detroit Lions in typical pro football game—plenty of scoring and a full stadium

Motor Sports

LANCIA'S LATEST UNDER TEST

The Gran Turismo, newest of a famous Italian line, has just arrived in the U.S.

By John Bentley

Column Of The Week

COLUMN OF THE WEEK: N.Y. MIRROR SPORTS EDITOR DAN PARKER SAYS GAVILAN WAS JOBBED

By Dan Parker

Sporting Look

NUTS, BOLTS & COVERALLS

New fashions cashing in on the sports car craze, with geometric jewelry and high-intensity colors, are speeding up the style of comfortable old coveralls

Tennis

NET LOSS

Talbert's illness and Cup rebellion plague USLTA

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Horse Racing

RICHEST RACE

Garden State offers a rewarding look into the three-year old future

By Albion Hughes

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS October 29 through November 4

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

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

Compiled by Ed Zern

Under 21

TRAPPING IS STILL WHAT IT USED TO BE

More so, in fact—Daniel Boone might be surprised to know how much his ancient skill is worth in speedy cash nowadays

By Duane Decker

Bowling

NOT DEAD YET

Far from being seriously ill, Mort Lindsey is heading for new records

By Victor Kalman

Yesterday

MARATHON CRAZE

Marathoners Hayes and Dorando of the 1908 Olympics turned pro, ran a series of races and started a fad

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