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October 30, 1961 Table Of Contents

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Hockey Schedule

PRO HOCKEY SCHEDULE

National Hockey League games through December 23

Sierra Nevada Legend

The old devil of the Sierra Nevada

A confirmed individualist named Norman Clyde has become a legend in the mountains he loves

By Huston Horn

Pro Basketball 1961 Preview

McGUIRE RAISES A STANDARD

Philadelphia's problem player, Wilt Chamberlain, gets a strong new coach—who may also force the pro game to change its brawling, hustling ways

By Ray Cave

Russell in the East and muscle in the West should triumph again

Two shrewd new coaches from the college ranks will help their teams, and rookies will aid others, but the likely winners are still the Celtics and the Hawks. With depth, plus Bill Russell and Bob Cousy, Boston should win a close eastern race, while big, brawling St. Louis faces less trouble in the West

Bowling League

BOWLING'S BIG LEAGUE—A $14 MILLION DOLLAR GAMBLE

Hyped-up rules, new lanes and new gimmicks make bowling a novel spectator sport prospect

By Rex Lardner

Hell's Old Angels

HELL'S OLD ANGELS

By Robert H. Boyle

Football's Week

New heights for the new leaders

Michigan State in the Midwest, Texas in the Southwest and Alabama and Mississippi are far ahead of the rest

By Mervin Hyman

Hunting

Right bird on the right prairie

Wherever they put him, the Hun partridge dropped dead—until he got to the grain fields of the West

By Virginia Kraft

Field Hockey

A well-kept international secret

Almost nobody knew it, but just the other day U.S. field hockey had itself a six-flag jamboree

By Huston Horn

Cards

Britannia rules the tables

By Charles Goren

Liberté

LOVE SONG TO THE LIBERTÉ

The French Line is about to decommission the luxury liner 'Liberté,' a great but ancient lady of the sea. The author of this story is a practical man—he accepts automobiles and airplanes—but he also is a sentimentalist who insists that passenger ships represent the last truly civilized method of travel. Here he bids farewell to his favorite vessel and recalls her many charms

By Joe David Brown

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

MRS. ALFRED MOSS

How not to worry

Departments

SCORECARD

Get Strong

From California to New York, housewives, athletes and businessmen are taking up a no-sweat, no-pain system of muscle building

By Gilbert Rogin

THE BEARS MAKE A POPGUN OF THE SHOTGUN

Shrewd old Clark Shaughnessy, who coaches the defense for the Chicago Bears, came up with a bewildering variety of defensive maneuvers to plug the barrels of the new San Francisco offense

By Tex Maule

Jumping Jacques

A Rocky Round for Mickey

A Colossal Cropper