28 Girls! It's Goal to Go!
A warm and feminine view of college football by Nora Johnson, Smith '54
32 The Eleven Best Elevens
Red Grange and the SPORTS ILLUSTRATED football staff pick the leading teams
116 A Cactus Plant in Stanford's Ivy
Jack Curtice's folksy personality may be what Palo Alto needs. By James Murray
123 Lou Groza Teaches You the Place Kick
The supreme master of this art tells his secrets, with drawings by Robert Riger
36-114 Scouting Reports
Also in this issue
16-23 Week's news in cup racing, golf, baseball
4 Coming Events
24 Events & Discoveries
92 Sport in Art
133 19th Hole
136 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 133
•This year's World Series cover (left) depicts one of last year's key moments. Inside is a report on Braves and Yanks and Series prospects.
•The first weekend of college football brings the always-fresh excitement of fall; also, Red Grange's predictions of the following week's games.
•In color, an exciting rhino capture in India by the great animal photographer Ylla, plus the hitherto unpublished journal of her last expedition.