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September 02, 1968 | Volume 29, Issue 10

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Ken Harrelson Cover - Sports Illustrated September 02, 1968

September 02, 1968 | Tex Maule
BY ANY OTHER NAME an exhibition game is still an exhibition game, even if Commissioner Pete Rozelle calls it something else and even if the teams involved happen to be the Green Bay Packers and...

September 02, 1968 | Pat Putnam
As he drove what may be the finest trotter of all time on Du Quoin's rustic mile, Stanley Dancer mulled the fact that The Hambletonian always had eluded him. At the finish those sad thoughts were...

September 02, 1968 | Bob Ottum

September 02, 1968 | Mark Mulvoy
The battle between golfers who play for big money and the rest of the PGA comes down to this: Which group should rule the tour?

September 02, 1968 | William Leggett

September 02, 1968 | Curry Kirkpatrick

September 02, 1968
College Football 1968 promises to be a vintage year, one that is rich in returning stars and unusually strong teams, and one in which some famous old rivalries will wax hotter than ever. A...

September 02, 1968
The Fifth Dimension, a five-member rock group, won a Grammy Award last year with an out-of-sight air about a "beautiful balloon," called Up, Up and Away. Last week while they were doing their...

September 02, 1968 | Curry Kirkpatrick
The course was almost a washout, but the pro girls got their money

September 02, 1968 | Garry Valk
Since the job of a SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Staff Writer carries him from reportorial pillar to editorial post, Patrick F. Putnam felt it only fair when he joined our staff last June to warn us about...

September 02, 1968 | Mark Mulvoy
He is only 20, but sensational Boston Bruin Defenseman Bobby Orr, backed by an astute Ontario attorney, has turned the hidebound National Hockey League inside out. Even old stars are making a...

September 02, 1968 | Whitney Tower
His own inside position and Ycaza's ride on Top Knight beat Reviewer

September 02, 1968 | Peter Carry
Much of the excitement at an otherwise dreary tournament was furnished by Bob Lutz, whose nickname derives from his singing—not his tennis. In the clutch, though, he had to yield to imperturbable...

September 02, 1968 | Bil Gilbert

September 02, 1968 | Herman Weiskopf

September 02, 1968 | Herman Weiskopf
If Pete Rose of the Reds wins the National League batting title and/or finishes the season with 200 hits, chalk up another victory for not-so-modern medical science. When Rose broke his left thumb...

September 02, 1968
BASEBALL—An unearned run gave WAKAYAMA, JAPAN a 1-0 win over Richmond in the finals of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.

September 02, 1968
4—Ray Gaspard15—Walter Iooss Jr.20—Frank Hoy21—Charles Trainor, AP22, 23—Dick Raphael37—John Malmin-Los Angeles Times, Roy DeCarava38—Arthur Shay40, 41—John D. Hanlon43—Joseph Consentino44—Dick...

September 02, 1968
Connie Pelster, 16, helped her Nashville AAU Victory Swim Team win the Tennessee state meet in Knoxville by competing in four relays and by finishing first in six races from 100 to 1,500 meters,...

September 02, 1968
FLOOD CONDITIONSSirs:I've read a few articles in SI that I didn't fully agree with but never one quite so absurd as your August 19 article on Curt Flood (Not Just a Flood, but a Deluge). The...

September 02, 1968

September 02, 1968
•Frank Ryan, Cleveland quarterback: "I owe my recovery from two ankle injuries last year to the suggestion of a lady fan. She prescribed a daily eight-ounce cocktail—one part sherry, one part...

September 02, 1968 | John Hanlon
The posh Newport Casino, shrine of the white-flannel set, was not really designed as a tennis club at all; it got its start when an uninvited horse wandered into the cottagers' exclusive Reading Room