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October 26, 1964 Table Of Contents

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BOOKTALK

A painter and a naturalist collaborate on a giant survey of the world's birds

By Robert Cantwell

SHOPWALK

The patterns of the newest socks are bright with many-splendored shocks

By Jule Campbell

Yesterday

Football as a Form of Disorderly Conduct

On the vacant lots of suburban Minneapolis 30 years ago, the game lacked style and perhaps even sense—but it called for iron character, healthy lungs and certain improbable skills

By Bill Mackay

Olympics

WE WIN THE FIVE AND TEN

Gold medals were coming America's way in bargain-basement lots at the Tokyo Olympics. Two of them—for the 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs—were treasures

By John Underwood

GALLERY OF GOLD MEDAL WINNERS

A DOMINANT SWIMMER FOR A DOMINANT COUNTRY

By Gwilym S. Brown

Colts Rule

COLTS RULE THE WEST AGAIN

By beating the Green Bay Packers for the second time this year, the Baltimore Colts have changed their pace from a fast trot to a headlong gallop. It may move them to the Western title sooner than expected

By Tex Maule

SPEED WON THE WORLD SERIES

Taking advantage of weaknesses in New York's outfield, the Cardinals ran the bases with daring and imagination and forced critical Yankee errors. Speed also characterized the departure of the rival managers

By William Leggett

Pro Basketball

THE PACK CLOSES ON BOSTON

This year, as last, the Celtics are saying they will be stronger because they are weaker. They were right in 1963, but now most of the other pro basketball teams are vastly improved. The San Francisco Warriors may have solved their one problem, and Cincinnati is primed to pop

People

PEOPLE

College Football

Some Arkansas proof of the law of gravity

The Texas Longhorns, winners of 15 straight games, had been the nation's top-ranked team for almost two years, but the Razorbacks demonstrated that what goes up must come down

By Dan Jenkins

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Pro Football

'Wahoo! Wahoo! Wahoo!'

So chant the proliferating Jet fans in praise of their new linebacker, Ed McDaniel, who has superseded Sam Huff as a New York folk hero

By Edwin Shrake

Motor Sports

Fast, wet—and almost dead

In one momentous day, a cool Californian pushed his jet racer to a land-speed record of 526 mph and survived a stupendous crackup

By Hays Gorey

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

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Sidney L. James

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