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January 5, 1959 Table Of Contents

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Coming Events

COMING EVENTS January 2 to January 8

Basketball's Week

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

By Les Woodcock

Greatest Game

The Best Football Game Ever Played

In football's first brush with sudden death, the Baltimore Colts won the world championship in hair-raising style

By Tex Maule

Notre Dame

SURRENDER AT NOTRE DAME

By Leon Jaroff

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR

For the revelation of pure excellence in mind and body

Rafer Johnson

RAFER JOHNSON

As their Sportsman of 1958 the editors choose

By Coles Phinizy

CASEY STENGEL

The year's top sportsman had good company—notably the nonpareil

By Robert Creamer

Heroes Of The Year

SUGAR RAY ROBINSON

By Martin Kane

FRITZ THIEDEMANN

By Alice Higgins

JOHN KONRADS

By Coles Phinizy

PANCHO GONZALES

By William F. Talbert

HERB ELLIOTT

By Gwilym Brown

BOB PETTIT

By Jeremiah Tax

JOHNNY UNITAS

By Tex Maule

PETE DAWKINS

By Roy Terrell

CHARLIE COE

By Herbert Warren Wind

WILLIE SHOEMAKER

By Whitney Tower

LUCILE WHEELER

By Ezra Bowen

MAURICE RICHARD

By Kenneth Rudeen

AND A BOW TO THE SUPPORTING CAST

Basketball

The Gaels gallop again

Little St. Mary's has hopes of being best in the West, and they are mostly centered on a young man who arrived via Manchuria and a Japanese prison camp

By Jeremiah Tax

Ski Tip

QUESTION: As a beginner, I have trouble riding ski lifts. Is there a correct way to get on and stay on the various types of lifts?

By Willy Schaeffler

Food

Especially for skiers

By Mary Frost Mabon

Boxing

Previews of '59's kayos and decisions

Some soothsayings on the Supreme Court's IBC decision, two Patterson fights and Sugar Ray's portrayal of Hamlet

By Martin Kane

Motor Sports

T-bird on the racing trail

The debut of Ford's potent luxury car in NASCAR competition next month has racing's hot-stove league abuzz

By Kenneth Rudeen

Offbeat Haven

An Offbeat Haven in Southern Seas

The Netherlands Antilles, remnants of a Dutch adventure in the Caribbean 300 years ago, offer new adventures to Americans today

By Horace Sutton

Sporting Look

New Suit Shape

The Continental suit is a new—and controversial—item at your clothier's

By Fred R. Smith

Cards

Meet the team: HARRY FISHBEIN

By Charles Goren

Tip From The Top

Where the natural athlete goes wrong

By Peggy Kirk Bell

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Pat On The Back

CONSTANCE M. K. APPLEBEE

'Now run, you dumb things'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Harry Phillips

A roundup of holiday sports information

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

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