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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: If you were given the Pittsburgh Pirates for Christmas, what would you do with them?

By Jimmy Jemail

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS Dec. 21 through Jan. 4

Table of Contents

STRIFE, AS THEY SAY, IS RAMPANT IN THE BOWLS

Football fans will find enough action to last until fall in traditional year-end feuds

By Herman Hickman

Spectacle

IT STARTED WITH FLOWERS

The Tournament of Roses, Pasadena's 67-year-old salute to the New Year, sired the Rose Bowl and started a football fashion

By Ray Duncan

Preview

BOWL HUNCHES BY HICKMAN

Here Is your TV screen for the bowl games. Save this chart and the scouting reports following for use during the games

By Herman Hickman

ROSE BOWL

COTTON BOWL

SUGAR BOWL

ORANGE BOWL

GATOR BOWL

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

THE HOT STOVE EXPLODES

Baseball's quiet season went wild as Brooklyn sent Jackie Robinson to the hated Giants

By Robert Creamer

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

A CREDIT TO THE GAME, HERB AND LEW, VIC AND KEN, FRIENDS OF ART LARSEN, GEORGE BREEN AND THE NON PARTICIPATING AUDIENCE, A NEW GOLF HAZARD, MOSEY KING'S LAST DAY

NOW THE PLAYOFF

It has been 10 years since the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants, once the powers of pro football, reached the championship playoff. Now they meet again, and, though the cast has changed, the plot is more exciting than ever

Scouting Reports

BEARS VS. GIANTS

Los Angeles Golf

THE PROS REASSEMBLE AT LOS ANGELES

The first week in January traditionally signifies another rich L.A. Open and the hectic start of the golf pros' annual cross-country circuit trek

By James Murray

Tip From The Top

for beginners and veterans alike

By Babe Zaharias

A Fender, A Poem

A FENDER, A POEM

That is what automobile design means to Italy's great craftsmen. The last practitioners of a once great art, they now look to Detroit for survival

By Kenneth Rudeen

The Ferrari

DYNAMITE ON WHEELS: THE FERRARI

In international racing as well as design, Italy stands first this year. Here is the car, and the tough and moody man who built it

Sporting Look

V.I.P.s BY FORD

Sport clothes that combine a love for Irish fabrics with Californian living are bringing fame to Designer Jane Ford

1956 Silver Anniversary All-America

1956 SILVER ANNIVERSARY ALL-AMERICA

THE JUDGES

First came the colleges with their nominations, then came the judging—and it was not an easy matter

MEN OF THE QUARTER CENTURY

The first Silver Anniversary All-America award winners are outstanding survivors of a challenging, testing era

By Jack Tibby

ATHLETES LOOKING BACK

A GROUP PORTRAIT: 25 YEARS LATER

A character named Joe and a coach named Tad contributed to the popular picture of the football hero—here are some retouches

1931-56: MEN OF ACHIEVEMENT

Twenty-five years ago these 25 were learning the lessons of football—now they are furnishing U.S. leadership in business, medicine, law, theology, diplomacy, teaching, coaching and the military

Snow Patrol

SNOW PATROL

Compiled by Mort Lund

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The Ball

THE BALL

It may be wood, rubber or leather; it may bounce, fly or roll, but each is a key element in its sport

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

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

SCOREBOARD

FOCUS ON THE DEED

FOR THE RECORD