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September 05, 1966 | Volume 25, Issue 10

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Harry Walker Cover - Sports Illustrated September 05, 1966

September 05, 1966 | Jack Mann
Loquacious Manager Harry Walker exhausts his Pittsburgh players with continuing lectures on how to play the game, but his ear-weary team could win the pennant

September 05, 1966 | Mark Kram
By landing an occasional solid punch on his evasive opponent, Curtis Cokes (right) beat Manuel Gonzalez for the WBA's version of the welterweight title and thus fulfilled the hopes of an ancient...

September 05, 1966 | Tom Brody
When Jimmy Jacobs, the legendary world champion of four-wall handball, dropped in to try his hand at the one-wall game against a local nonpareil, the borough's bettors flocked around to back their boy

September 05, 1966 | Robert Cantwell

September 05, 1966 | Paul Bryant

September 05, 1966 | Paul Bryant
Bryant, mellower now, tells of five pro offers, forecasts changes in the college game and discusses his future in politics. If he should ever start losing...but he's not that mellow yet.

September 05, 1966
THE PRO FOOTBALL ISSUE: Scouting reports copiously illustrated with color photographs of the stars tell the strengths, weaknesses and idiosyncrasies of all the National and American Football...

September 05, 1966 | Garry Valk
With this issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED the circulation department is inaugurating a new procedure to increase the speed with which we reach one group of our subscribers, those in the northwestern...

September 05, 1966
Irish tweed used to be thick enough, hairy enough and weatherproof enough to thatch the roof of a Galway cottage. But this fall there is a new breed of Irish tweed. The clothes, photographed here...

September 05, 1966
The cowpoke just ahead of him had been hauled off moaning in an ambulance, but before his agitated wife could deliver a dismount and desist order, Californian Adrian Jack Barker, running hard for...

September 05, 1966 | Whitney Tower
Only five starters turned out for the Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga, a race that often establishes a favorite for the 2-year-old championship, but the winner overcame an odds-on three-horse entry in...

September 05, 1966 | Jeannette Bruce
At the age of 16 George Washington was not yet the Father of His Country, but if his signature, under which the date 1748 appears, cut into the wall of a cave in Virginia, is authentic, he may...

September 05, 1966 | Bud Collins
Billie Jean King and Nancy Richey hope to meet in the finals at Forest Hills and prove to the USLTA that there can be only one No. 1

September 05, 1966 | Charles Goren
Two sensational slam hands provided the big "swings" at Denver in the battle for the Spingold Trophy, emblematic of the Masters Knockout Team title won by Ira Rubin's group. The first occurred in...

September 05, 1966 | Hal Higdon

September 05, 1966
14-17—Herb Scharfman18, 19—Lynn Pelham from Rapho-Guillumette21—Herb Scharfman22, 27—Phil Both28, 29—Leviton (Atlanta)40-43—Constantine Manos from Magnum46—Jack Vander White49—Jerry...

September 05, 1966
Bruce Brubaker, 49, a Lititz, Pa. fishing consultant, has won over 300 state and national casting titles in 18 years of competition. At the U.S. casting championships in Columbus, Ohio, he added...

September 05, 1966
BASEBALL—Everybody got "fired up" and everybody in the lineup got a hit as HOUSTON beat West New York, N.J. 8-2 in the final to take the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa....

September 05, 1966 | Herman Weiskopf

September 05, 1966 | Herman Weiskopf
When Left-hander Jim Kaat of the Twins held the White Sox to just three singles and beat them 1-0 last week, he became the first 20-game winner in the American League this season. Until then, few...

September 05, 1966
BIKE FEVERSirs:Vive SPORTS ILLUSTRATED! And vive le Tour de France (A Nation's Midsummer Madness, Aug. 22)! Your way of covering the lesser-known sports certainly appeals to the many...

September 05, 1966

September 05, 1966
•Jim Camp, George Washington football coach, on why one of his stars didn't do well scholastically: "He is intelligent, but after eight minutes in class you could split his head open and about a...

September 05, 1966 | Dev Klapp
I added a four-pound largemouth to the stringer and eased it back over the boat's side. Laying down my rod, I relaxed for the first time in two hours of strenuous fishing. Being careful not to...