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July 17, 1967 | Volume 27, Issue 3

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Fran Tarkenton Cover - Sports Illustrated July 17, 1967

July 17, 1967
A MATTER OF KLASS

July 17, 1967
•Tom Murphy, 63-year-old Cincinnati Red assistant trainer, when asked why a man of his age was in the middle of a recent Reds-Cardinals brawl: "I was picking up the players' caps. They cost $6.50...

July 17, 1967 | Pete Axthelm

July 17, 1967 | Frank Deford

July 17, 1967 | Joe Jares
Plagued by sore-armed pitchers, an absence of hitting and an injury to Frank Robinson, the champions are in seventh place

July 17, 1967
Fran Tarkenton's struggles as a rookie with the new Vikings—the brain-crushing puzzles of complex defenses and the pain of the pass rush—are told in Part 2 of his story.

July 17, 1967 | Tex Maule

July 17, 1967 | Garry Valk
Ten years ago, in the July issues of this magazine, we reported the historic Wimbledon victory of Althea Gibson; talked with Al Lopez about the chances of his Chicago White Sox, who were at the...

July 17, 1967 | Dolly Connelly

July 17, 1967
Tradition aside—as Gussie Moran once said—why pay $2 to dry-clean a tennis dress when you can buy one for $3, wear it through several hard sessions of play and then throw it away like a Kleenex?...

July 17, 1967
Nature is imitating Art again, that is if you can believe Actor Gardner McKay's old TV show Adventures in Paradise was Art. On that program McKay cruised the South Pacific waters being heroic, and...

July 17, 1967 | Jack Nicklaus
One important factor when putting on spiked or bumpy greens is the necessity for controlling the ball at, and immediately after, impact. A putt that is stroked in the normal way has almost no spin...

July 17, 1967 | Leonard Shecter
Dave Baldwin of Washington was a study in futility until the day he developed a peculiar sidearm delivery. Since then he has been a superspecialist, a right-handed reliever who pitches only to...

July 17, 1967 | Pete Axthelm
Winning the two most important trots at Goshen, Stanley Dancer may have offered a preview of Du Quoin for this and the coming year

July 17, 1967 | Fran Tarkenton
BETTER TO SCRAMBLE THAN LOSE

July 17, 1967 | Fran Tarkenton
Fran Tarkenton tells of the triumphs and disasters of his rookie season with Norman Van Brocklin's Minnesota Vikings.

July 17, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf
AMERICAN LEAGUE

July 17, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf
If ever there was a case of love at first sight it was the Braves' affair with Mack Jones. After he had hit .309 and .326 in Triple A, the Braves called up Jones in midseason of 1961 and all but...

July 17, 1967
BOWLING—DAVE POUND of Britain and HELEN WESTON of the U.S. won the individual all-events championships at the 27-nation World Bowling Tournament in Malmo, Sweden. Pound, an 18-year-old London...

July 17, 1967
20, 21—Rich Clarkson26, 27—Walter Iooss Jr.28—AP44, 45—Hugh N. Stratford46—Lansing Holden54—Dan Farrell-Daily News, Dagblad "De Telegraaf"61—Tony Tomsic68—Roy DeCarava74, 75—Art...

July 17, 1967
Debbie Heald, an 11-year-old distance runner for the Hutchinson Track Club of La Mirada, Calif., raced eight 12- and 13-year-old girls at a mile in Lancaster, Calif. The freckle-faced sixth-grader...

July 17, 1967
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?Sirs:Your article on National League hitters is an excellent analysis of the difference between the two major leagues (A Thunderation of Sluggers, July 3). There is no...

July 17, 1967 | Alice Higgins
"The romance of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, home of the graceful white Lipizzan stallions, has fostered a cult without equal in the equestrian world. Fanned by melodramatic books (Mary...

July 17, 1967 | Harold Peterson
During the 20th century's second decade, John J. McGraw's New York Giants won the pennant four times, finished last once and set a record that still stands for topsy-turvy ball