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September 16, 1968 | Volume 29, Issue 12

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Don Meredith Cover - Sports Illustrated September 16, 1968

September 16, 1968 | Pamela Knight
One of the goals of a walk through the English countryside is a pint of bitter in a country pub, which may explain why walking is still a very popular pastime there. Turn Left at the Pub (David...

September 16, 1968 | Pamela Knight
Richard Foster may seem eccentric—spending a fortune just to have a house that twirls in the Connecticut countryside. But spinning off his prototype are some revolutionary ideas for leisure houses...

September 16, 1968 | Bob Ottum
In a smashing show—a record-smashing show—at the Olympic trials, America's swimmers radiated an extravagant potential for gold medals

September 16, 1968 | Edwin Shrake

September 16, 1968 | Peter Carry
NATIONAL LEAGUE

September 16, 1968 | Peter Carry
As Baltimore lefthander Dave McNally was finishing his warm-ups to Catcher Andy Etchebarren one day during spring training this year, he jokingly yelled, "Short curve, Andy," and threw a ball that...

September 16, 1968
BOATING—BILLY SCHUMACHER drove Miss Bardahl to three successive heat victories as he successfully defended his Gold Cup Championship at Detroit. The first two heats were runaways but the third was...

September 16, 1968
4—Tony Triolo27—S. Trapnell, Richard Meek28—Richard Meek31—Lynn Pelham-Rapho Guillumette32—Sheedy & Long33—Fred Kaplan-Black Star, Tony Tomsic50—Richard Meek53—Vernon J. Biever54—Tony...

September 16, 1968
Babette Ehemann, 17-year-old Memphis diver, won the Women's Junior National AAA Diving Championship at Memphis, totaling 397.10 points, some 86 more than second-place Pam Drenning. She had won the...

September 16, 1968
KICKOFFSirs:My congratulations to Tex Maule and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED for the article By Any Other Name...(Sept. 2). It gives new hope for the Packers, and I am sure they will be the champs again....

September 16, 1968
A WORD FOR THE BETTER

September 16, 1968
•Bud Wilkinson, former Oklahoma coach, giving one reason for college football's economic problem: "No prospect is more than 4½ hours from your campus by jet today, and the trend is to go after the...

September 16, 1968 | Kim Chapin
The first U.S. Open Tennis Championships at Forest Hills were disastrous for the professionals, but for the winner, America's Arthur Ashe, they proved that he has finally become one of the world's...

September 16, 1968
Phony Grass gets its first outdoor test in big-time college football as Tennessee meets Georgia in an opener that will tell much about the SEC and tomorrow's playing fields.

September 16, 1968 | Jack Nicklaus
Two weeks ago Leo Fraser, secretary of the PGA, added to the friction between his organization and the touring pros by making a bitter personal assault on the author. What follows is a reply to...

September 16, 1968
In 92 years of major league baseball no player has ever won a batting title with an average of less than .300. Now Carl Yastrzemski (left), with a stirring late-season drive, is in danger of...

September 16, 1968 | William Johnson
The question is not so much what promotion maestro Murry Woroner started when he turned computerized boxers into the best-selling radio show in years, but rather: where is it all going to end?

September 16, 1968 | Garry Valk
When Elisabeth Krautter was a second-grader in Winnetka, Ill. she didn't play house with her friends or dream about growing up to become Miss America. Northwestern University was just down the...

September 16, 1968 | Tex Maule
Professional football, approaching its 50th year on the American sports scene, has reached early middle age in enviable condition. In 1968 it appears sound, solvent and secure. More than three...

September 16, 1968 | Tex Maule

September 16, 1968 | Tex Maule

September 16, 1968 | Tex Maule

September 16, 1968 | Tex Maule

September 16, 1968 | Tex Maule
CAPITOL DIVISIONDallas

September 16, 1968 | Tex Maule

September 16, 1968 | Tex Maule

September 16, 1968 | Tex Maule
WESTERN DIVISIONOakland

September 16, 1968
West German Chancellor Kurt Kiesinger's real sport is hiking, but happily for one German spaniel he is also a sometime sailor. While Kiesinger was vacationing in Bavaria he ventured out, in bad...

September 16, 1968 | Mark Kram
Jimmy Ellis, the man nobody believes in, fights Floyd Patterson, the man everyone thinks is through, the winner's prize being a new image

September 16, 1968 | William Barry Furlong
To anyone who owned a 2-year-old that didn't already pull a wagon for a living, the Futurity at Arlington Park last Saturday had to look like the greatest race in the world—and winning it was...

September 16, 1968 | Arch Napier
At a Los Alamos, N. Mex. brainstorming session one afternoon the atomic scientists decided that it would be stimulating to sharpen their theoretical tools on a topic old and simple, like the bow...

September 16, 1968 | Mary Evans
A 19th century Scotsman named John Macgregor turned the workaday craft of the Indians into a boat for the sportsman