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December 23, 1957 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

THE QUESTION: Do you want your son to be a football hero?

By Jimmy Jemail

Yesterday

SIR TURF

English Jockey Sir Gordon Richards rode 12 consecutive winners and set two world records which have never been bettered

By Geoffrey Raphael

Snow Patrol

SPOT TO SKI: LOVELAND BASIN

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS DEC. 20-JAN. 3

SUDDEN DEATH IN SAN FRANCISCO

The Lions and 49ers survived and the Colts died as professional football's friskiest season races to a playoff for the Western title

By Tex Maule

CHARACTER BUILDERS

Football coaching's winter rite—contract jumping—is now at its frenetic height

LOOK WHO'S RACING!

Two heavy-footed girls and a fuzzy-cheeked boy stole the stage in Nassau's Speed Week

HEAVEN FOR HONKERS

THE LAST COP

IN...AND OUT

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR

A Symbol and a Word

Sportsman Of The Year

For 1957 the Editors of Sports Illustrated Choose STAN MUSIAL

By Paul O'Neil

FOR SPECIAL MERIT IN THEIR CHOSEN FIELDS

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

A FINAL ACCOUNTING

The old football soothsayer reviews a season in which the unexpected was the rule and brings on some coaching friends to help figure out what happened

By Herman Hickman

Spectacle

BEAUTY AND THE BOWL

Miami sparkles and swells and toots like a calliope at this time of year with its annual Orange Bowl extravaganza—a fine and final tribute to King Football

Preview

INSIDE THE BOWLS

BOWL HUNCHES BY HICKMAN

By Herman Hickman

Bowl Preview

ORANGE BOWL

ROSE BOWL

COTTON BOWL

SUGAR BOWL

GATOR BOWL

Bridge Quiz

GOREN'S NEW BRIDGE QUIZ

Charles Goren offers 14 new problems—which should brighten your Christmas holiday and help you to be a better player in 1958

By Charles Goren

BEST IN SHOW

This fable in words and drawings by the talented TV actor FRED GWYNNE is dedicated to all dogs who feel they have been misjudged in the show ring. But humans can learn a lesson from it, too

By Fred Gwynne

Flip-Top Zoo

FLIP-TOP ZOO

Here's a brand new idea in home fun: cutting out and pasting up bears, lions, tigers, moose and what have you on flip-top cigaret boxes. It's easy to do, it's lots of fun, and it's a wonderful way to keep young and old entertained

1957 SILVER ANNIVERSARY ALL-AMERICA

Silver All-America

THE JUDGES

Twenty-five men of achievement surveyed the career achievements of football seniors of 25 years ago

FROM THEN TO NOW

It was a time of change at home and abroad, of diplomas in hand and work ahead, just 9,000 days and nights ago

By John Tibby

1932-57 MEN OF ACHIEVEMENT

Meet them here in vignette, with then-and-now pictures: 25 football players of 25 years ago who have earned election to the Silver All-America and whose careers help answer the question, "Whatever happens to old football players?"

For Holiday Entertaining

TURKEY IN THE WILD

A determined biologist mastered the art of wildlife photography to capture the color of America's first holiday bird

A WILD TURKEY DINNER

The most elusive game bird, photographed on the preceding pages, makes one of the most festive of holiday meals. Here's how to do him justice

By Charlotte Adams

FOR NEW YEAR'S DAY: A TV BOWL GAME PARTY

Skiing

THE NEW WAY TO SKI—Third Lesson: SWING TURNS AND 'WEDELN'

By Willy Schaeffler

A Special Memo From The Publisher

A special MEMO from the publisher

By Harry Phillips

Bothwell's Banshees

CALIFORNIAN LINDLEY BOTHWELL OWNS AND RACES FINE OLD CARS THAT KINDLE NOSTALGIC MEMORIES OF A LUSTY TIME

Tip From The Top

FOR GOLFERS OF ALL DEGREES OF SKILL

By Dow Finsterwald

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

ADMIRAL SMEDBERG and GENERAL DAVIDSON

Departments

SCOREBOARD

these faces in the crowd...

USLTA TENTATIVE RANKINGS FOR 1957

FOR THE RECORD