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Footloose

Seattle finds restless enjoyment in boating and mountains and football

By Emmett Watson

Yesterday/Ruth's Called Shot

The Case for Faith in the Babe's Called Shot

A true believer summarizes the evidence on Ruth's famous homer at Chicago in the Series of 1932

By John Walsh

Booktalk

A cookbook for huntsmen and fishermen brings wildlife right to the dinner table

By Jeannette Bruce

World Series

DODGERS DOWN-AND UP

The World Series opened on a slightly shocking note when Zoilo Versalles and the underdog Minnesota Twins upended Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax, the supposedly unbeatable titans of the Los Angeles Dodger pitching staff. But when the Series switched from the shores of Gitche-Gumee to the smogbound coast of California, the Dodgers' pitching recovered fast. Minnesota's runaway was halted, and the capricious pendulum of victory swung the other way

By Jack Mann

Unscrambled East

THE CARDS UNSCRAMBLE THE EAST

The new, grown-up Charley Johnson fired passes with cool authority in St. Louis' smashing defeat of the Redskins. He now appears ready to lead the Cardinals to the Eastern title over the battered Browns and the collapsing Cowboys

By Tex Maule

Nobis

THERE'S NO SHOW BIZ LIKE NOBIS

For the third straight year Texas' large and amiable Tommy Nobis is proving that he deserves to rate with football's alltime defenders

By Dan Jenkins

Football's Week

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

In a year distinguished more for its upsets than for any sort of consistency, the favorites finally came through—and by comfortable margins, for a change. Arkansas and Texas coasted on their tough defenses to set up a mighty showdown this Saturday. Nebraska and USC looked ominously strong, the surprising boys of Georgia and the sudden monsters of Michigan State were marvelous again and so, in their negative way, were West Virginia's curious Mountaineers (below), who eschew defense for points, points, points

By John Underwood

Game Guns

SHOTGUNS IN THE FIELD

By Virginia Kraft

People

PEOPLE

Golf

Byron's Boys beat the British cup team

The partisan galleries clinging to the dunes and dotting the skyline at Royal Birkdale saw some splendid golf, but their cause was a losing one as Byron Nelson captained the U.S. Ryder Cup team to a solid victory

By Alfred Wright

Horse Racing

Pigeon of the Year—at least

After beating the best of the colts in The Futurity, Priceless Gem easily ran away from the fillies. She may be the 2-year-old champion

By Pat Ryan

Bridge

A baron abdicates his throne

By Charles Goren

Odd Sport

AN ODD SPORT AND AN UNUSUAL CHAMPION

Once a sport enjoyed by a mere handful of thrill-seeking nuts, surfing has become the province of a mass of middle-class nuts who like to perform on small waves. Queen of these hot-doggers is Joyce Hoffman, who wins laughing at sea (right) and smiles when she collects her trophies (above)

By Gilbert Rogin

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

CREDITS

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