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September 19, 1955 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: In a free-for-all between Rocky Marciano, Heavyweight Boxing Champion, and Lou Thesz, Wrestling Champion, who would win?

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

World Series prediction, Straight sets for Tony, Afield with the lachrymose Basenji, Philly's fans find something to laugh at, Detergent for dirty business, Salt flat solo

Spectacle

'OFF AND PACING'

Harness racing fans rouse to that cry each September as Little Brown Jug Day arrives at the Delaware, Ohio Fair

TIP: WATCH FOR QUICK CHIEF

He is the pacer to beat for the Little Brown Jug next week if his peculiar style doesn't tire him too early

By Jeremiah Tax

Conversation Piece: Subject: Archie Moore

'HOW'S MARCIANO GONNA HIT ME?'

Challenger Moore tells in his own words—and Artist Robert Riger's drawings show—how Moore expects to win the world's heavyweight championship from Rocky Marciano in next Tuesday night's big fight

By Ezra Bowen

West Coast Football

FOOTBALL IN THE FAR WEST

In the first of five regional reports, SI's expert scouts the Coast and Mountain conferences and rates UCLA the best

By Herman Hickman

Hickman's Hunches

HICKMAN'S HUNCHES for GAMES OF SATURDAY, SEPT. 17

By Herman Hickman

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Tip From The Top

Particularly useful for high-handicap golfers

By Jim Browning

Baseball

THE YANKS HAD THE INDIANS DEFEATED. BUT THEN CAME A HOME RUN AND A WILD PITCH THAT MAY DECIDE THE FLAG

By Robert Creamer

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Compiled by Ed Zern

Hey, Mr. Banjo!

Charles John Grimm, manager of the second-place Milwaukee Braves and a flouter of Durocher's Law, ponders his own managerial philosophy at 57 and then, in a clubhouse demonstration, proves he's still Jolly Cholly

By Don Connery

Motor Sports

IN THE INAUGURAL EVENT AT THE GREAT NEW ROAD AMERICA COURSE IN WISCONSIN, HILL AND JOHNSTON STAGED A CLASSIC DRIVING DUEL

By John Bentley

Boating

A YOUNG MAN FROM SEATTLE WITH THE LOOKS OF A TRABERT AND THE SKILL OF A MASTER IS THE NEW AMERICAN SMALL-BOAT CHAMPION

By Robert N. Bavier Jr.

Wild Goose

WHERE THE WILD GOOSE WAITS

Seven hundred miles north of Toronto in the vast prairielike marshes of James Bay, Canada, some 600,000 congregating blue geese put on the biggest show a goose hunter can hope for—their annual rest stop before the 2,000-mile gantlet run south

By Scott Young

Part II: Jones's Grand Slam

THE SILVER ANNIVERSARY OF JONES'S GRAND SLAM

Twenty-five years ago, Bobby Jones, the all-conquering Atlantan, returned from his victories in Britain and completed his historic sweep of golf's four major championships by winning the United States Open and Amateur

By Herbert Warren Wind

Yesterday

BOB JONES LOOKS BACK ON 1930

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS September 16 through September 25

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS