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Under 21

HOW TO BE A CHEERLEADER

It takes more than natural poise and acrobatic skill to win that important job and get the rooters going

By Duane Decker

U.S. FOOTBALL: IN MAPS AND DIAGRAMS

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

Horse Racing

BANANA NOSE SHOWS 'EM HOW

The great Eddie Arcaro rides Fisherman, a last-minute entry, to the first U.S. victory against European invaders in the Laurel classic

By Whitney Tower

U.S. RACING IS HEADING FOR GRASS

By Albion Hughes

Soundtrack

PHILADELPHIA HEIRLOOMS, FAME & FORTUNE ON HORSEBACK, ARE PEP-UP PILLS CRICKET?

Spectacle

OKLAHOMA ON TOP

With rough, resourceful backs to carry the ball and a light, fast line to keep the enemy honest, Oklahoma has won 16 games in a row—longest streak in major college football

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Christenberry

ROVER BOY IN THE JUNGLES OF BOXING

Robert Christenberry rode into office with crowds cheering his promise to chase out the hoodlums. Now, as he enters his fourth year as chairman of the New York Athletic Commission, the crowds are silent and the Carbos and Cocos are still doing fight fans and televiewers right in the eye

By Dan Parker

Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: What can be done to clean up boxing?

By Jimmy Jemail

Country Fair

COUNTRY FAIR, BRITISH STYLE

Letter races, pillow fights and musical posts test the skill of Dartmoor boys and girls at Widecombe-in-the-Moor

Column Of The Week

COLUMN OF THE WEEK

Sports Editor John P. Carmichael takes a dim view of the Rose Bowl pact which provides that "representative teams"—rather than champions—will meet at Pasadena on New Year's Day to prove practically nothing

By John P. Carmichael

Golf

SENIOR CLASS

Down at Pinehurst the amazing veterans showed that golf really is an old man's game

By Herbert Warren Wind

Bowling

THE 10-PIN TAP

It was a heartbreaker for U.S. Champion Don Carter but a blessing for the bowling game

By Victor Kalman

Motor Sports

MG SHOWS OFF ITS NEWEST MODEL

The TF-1500 looks the same, but there's added horsepower under that familiar classical hood

By John Bentley

GOALIE SAWCHUK'S ROUGH NIGHT

Detroit and Montreal continued their hot hockey war last week. The heat had Detroit's Terry Sawchuk hopping in the goal mouth most of the evening

Slippery Rock

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE SLIPPERY ROCK

For years the name Slippery Rock has been a password to humor in college football. Football enthusiasts who watch in awe the procession of the great each autumn Saturday find relaxation in the incongruity of seeing Slippery Rock's score listed close to Southern California's. But Slippery Rock is a good deal more than a line of agate, as an SI staff writer found when he visited there last week

By Robert Creamer

GAME OF THE WEEK GEORGIA 14, FLORIDA 13

By Herman Hickman

Sport In Art

ROCKY AND THE PRESS

This is how Painter Fletcher Martin saw the postfight turmoil in Marciano's quarters after his second light with Ezzard Charles at the Yankee Stadium

Lady Ruler

THE LADY RULER OF EL HIPODROMO

She's tough and tenacious and she still has almost as many enemies in Mexico as she has friends. Meet Mrs. Deborah Rood Everitt, who turned a wartime Mexico City speculation into a paying paradise of a racing park

By Dickson and Patricia Hartwell

Nature

WANDERING WOODPECKER

While the rest of his species went to Mexico for the winter this tough bird flew East to startle jays and ornithologists in Ossining, N.Y.

By Paul O'Neil

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS November 12 through 18

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

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

Compiled by Ed Zern

Yesterday

KID WITH A CUE

Little Willie Hoppe played matches crawling around on billiard tables, confounding and infuriating his grown-up adversaries

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS