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September 18, 1967 | Volume 27, Issue 12

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Tommy Mason Cover - Sports Illustrated September 18, 1967

September 18, 1967 | Gary Ronberg
As a baseball manager, Jimmie Dykes was always on the move. He was fired out of Chicago, out of Philadelphia, out of Cleveland and even out of Hollywood. He was traded away by Detroit, and he left...

September 18, 1967 | Charles Goren
It's a toss-up whether the art of barbed conversation flourishes best in the halls of ancient universities or at the forgatherings of bridge experts. If the collegian owns a greater command of the...

September 18, 1967 | George V. Packard

September 18, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf

September 18, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf
Scheinblum, Bench, Rader, Rodriguez, Dal Canton and Schmelz—these are names to remember. They belong to players who have been infiltrating the major league scene en masse in recent days. The...

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ARCHERY—World Champion RAY ROGERS of Muskogee, Okla., shooting in winds up to 35 mph, led the U.S. to the Ambassadors' Cup team trophy at the North American championships in Winnipeg, Man., with...

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27—Herb Scharfman28—James Drake30—Sheedy & Long33—John F. Jaqua50-80—drawings by Bud Simpson51, 52—Walter Iooss Jr.57—James Drake58—Tony Tomsic63—Walter Iooss Jr.64—James Drake69—Tony...

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Julio Kaplan, a 17-year-old redhead from San Juan, P.R., entered the World Junior Chess Championship in Jerusalem as the tournament underdog and became the winner after taking five straight games...

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CONTESTED CHAMPSirs:I can appreciate Whitney Tower's staunch loyalty to Damascus (Now the Uncontested Champ, Aug. 28). After all, he was the first to tout the colt last fall, stuck with him...

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•John Bridges, football coach at Baylor, which is Baptist, on Tommy Reaux, who is a potential guard: "I think when a Negro Catholic boy pays his own way to go to Baylor, he ought to get a chance...

September 18, 1967 | William Leggett
Gone again Finnegan—so went the most tangled pennant race in memory. The Tigers destroyed the White Sox and were destroyed by them in turn. Boston rallied. Only the Minnesota Twins won steadily

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"NINO! NINO!" the idol of Italy, is back in the U.S. to defend his middleweight title. In a fight preview, Gilbert Rogin reports from the Benvenuti and Emile Griffith camps.

September 18, 1967 | Edwin Shrake
Babe Parilli of Boston, under intense pressure after published reports that he and other Patriots had frequented a Revere mob hangout, saw eight of his passes intercepted in games his team could...

September 18, 1967 | William Johnson
Big-time auto racing on excitingly treacherous dirt tracks is dying, but when Mario Andretti and A. J. Foyt carried their championship duel to the Hoosier Hundred they raced for a lavish purse

September 18, 1967 | George Plimpton

September 18, 1967 | Garry Valk
This is our 1967 pro football issue, and in it you will find a story by Tex Maule on the problems facing the two leagues, color photographs of such stars as Gale Sayers and Mike Garrett in action,...

September 18, 1967 | Tex Maule
When the National Football League and the young American Football League reached a peace settlement last year, it seemed to the owners that most of their troubles were over. The delightful...

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In the chart below and those on succeeding pages, each team has been rated in the most important phases of pro ball. To assure a realistic appraisal of strengths, the ratings have been weighted....

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New York's Mayor John Lindsay walks, bicycles, boxes and plays tennis, baseball and football with his constituents, all with a considerable degree of at least political success. Last week another...

September 18, 1967 | Whitney Tower
After some false starts it looks as if the three big horses—Buckpasser, Dr. Fager and Damascus—will meet in the Woodward. With the 2-year-olds also shaping up, the tail end of the season should be...

September 18, 1967 | Kim Chapin
At Forest Hills last week some big names failed to show, which made winning just a little easier for Billie Jean King and John Newcombe

September 18, 1967 | Nancy C. Coe
Nations have been founded for a number of reasons, but the Principality of Outer Baldonia may be the only one that owes its existence to the spirit of pure spoof. Before the 1950s Baldonia was not...

September 18, 1967 | William Donald
It is a fine old song, but, though many sing it, few know the story of the famous huntsman they're singing about