24 Leroy on the Loose
The omens were all for the Irish, but the halfback and the horses belonged to Purdue in the season's first Poll Bowl
30 Mr. Right Wins for Dr. Fager
By beating Damascus in the Woodward the 10-to-1 shot helps the Doc become Horse of the Year
32 Tip of the Kapp to Dooley's Defense
Coach Jim Dooley saw his Chicago Bears get tough as they stopped Joe Kapp and the surprising Minnesota Vikings
34 The Great White Hope
Broadway turns to a sports theme with a play based on the lurid career of heavyweight champion Jack Johnson
36 Manager of the Moneymen
The Cardinals' Red Schoendienst is just stubborn enough to ride herd successfully on baseball's best-paid team
68 An Orphan Socks It to 'em at Le Mans
Fathered by Ford, then cut adrift, a GT40 stunned favored Porsche in the big French sports car race
80 Harry Has His Own Ways
Some love him, some hate him, but one thing is sure about Broadcaster Harry Carray—he has personality
60 College Football
68 Motor Sports
103 Baseball's Week
104 For the Record
105 19th Hole
Credits on page 104
Cover photograph by Neil Leifer
The last oldtime series pitches Gibson against McLain, speed and finesse against late-inning power. In words and color, the drama of a St. Louis-Detroit High Noon.
The hockey season opens in a buoyant atmosphere born of last year's remarkably successful NHL expansion to 12 teams. A size-up of the season, with detailed scouting reports.
George Plimpton brings his distinctive viewpoint to the sport of golf as he writes of the difficulties of talking to those myth figures. Palmer and Nicklaus. Part I of a series.