Tense but tenacious, the N.Y. Met defense of the world title begins in the infield with Bud Harrelson. At the start of the last desperate drive, a report on baseball's only race.
Thirty-six-inch thighs! Sixty-inch chests! These are the superheavyweight weight lifters who strain for the world title in Ohio next month. A gallery in color by Neil Leifer.
The hunt fortune was founded in oil, not games, but old H.L. merely looked on in awe while two of his sons, Lamar and Bunker, poured gushers of money into sport.