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December 18, 1961 Table Of Contents

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Point Of Fact

POINT OF FACT

An NFL playoff game quiz to excite the memory and increase knowledge of fans and armchair experts

By Arlie W. Schardt

Yesterday

The World's Most Complicated Game

Fletcher Pratt, a historian and naval expert, invented a complex pastime that used ballroom floors and up to 120 players

By Paul Mandel

Giants-Eagles

THE DAY THE BOYS SCARED THE MEN

It was a game undecided until the final play, and as it progressed, tension grew on the Giant bench, touching the old quarterback, Charlie Conerly, and Allie Sherman, his coach. There was always the chance that the inferior team, the Eagles, might win.

By Roy Terrell

On A Farm

The Fun of a Farm Is Anywhere

Defensive Corner

GREEN BAY: A CORNER ON DEFENSE

Their great corner linebackers, Dan Currie and Bill Forester, have made the Packers a hard team to beat. The two practice one of the least-known but most important arts in football

By Tex Maule

Miniature Racers

130 MPH IN THE LIVING ROOM

College Football

Rattlers amid the Orange Blossoms

Led by a fistful of future pros, Florida A&M won its annual bowl game, but its bite was surprisingly light

By John Underwood

Boxing

A week of near-fatal recovery

From Miami Beach to Philly to Toronto to London to Vegas it was a busy time for the fight mob but mostly a bust for the fans

By Gilbert Rogin

Basketball

A long shot comes in for the Army

West Point got the jump on the other Academies when height restrictions were eased and now matches most schools in size

By Arlie W. Schardt

Cards

False-card of a black queen

By Charles Goren

The Greek

THE GREEK WHO MAKES THE ODDS

By Gilbert Rogin

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Maury Allen

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

ST. JOSEPH'S SOCCER TEAM

They play between prayers

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