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June 23, 1969 | Volume 30, Issue 25

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June 23, 1969 | Dan Jenkins

June 23, 1969 | Nicholas Pileggi
Broadway Joe's bar has attracted all the heat, but the real action was in Namath's pad—a big crap game that drew businessmen, athletes and hoods from as far as Philadelphia and New England

June 23, 1969 | Gary Ronberg

June 23, 1969
The new, raucous Cubs have lost their old gentility under the hand of Leo Durocher. Robert Boyle tells how even the bullpen gets into the act, leading cheers in the bleachers.

June 23, 1969 | Jay Wright

June 23, 1969 | Peter Ustinov

June 23, 1969
Senator Alan Cranston (D.-Calif.) was a fine quarter-miler in his years at Stanford (1933-36)—he ran the 440 in 48 flat and the 100 in 9.9. Now the Senator feels that it's time to compete again,...

June 23, 1969 | Roy Blount Jr.
The pitcher-rich, power-poor New York Mets have a load of talent in the minor leagues. There's only one problem. All the best are pitchers

June 23, 1969 | Ruth Lieder
Basically the idea is to look all wet. And short of standing around under a sprinkler—which severely limits one's range in making the scene—the best move may be to adopt this developing fad in...

June 23, 1969 | Hugh D. Whall
While Harvard was having its annual tea party with Yale, the Quakers outrowed the rest of the U.S. to win their fourth straight IRA title

June 23, 1969 | Kim Chapin
Ford won a thriller from Porsche on the track at Le Mans (above, the winner rolls past the pits) as Pompidou power prevailed at the polls

June 23, 1969 | Garry Valk
The series of articles by Bil Gilbert on drugs in sport, which begins in this issue (page 64), is the first comprehensive and authoritative study of a vastly complicated problem. It is a problem...

June 23, 1969 | Bil Gilbert

June 23, 1969 | Bil Gilbert
An analysis of sport's medicine chest: who takes what, the results they seek and why the effects are suspect and the hazards great.

June 23, 1969
BOATING—DON ARONOW of Coral Gables, Fla., former international ocean racing champion, won the $60,000 Bahamas 500 with The Cigarette, a 32-foot Cary Marine craft with Mercruiser power. Aronow, who...

June 23, 1969
19—Walter Iooss Jr.20-22—James Drake25—Ira Block26-28—Sheedy & Long47—Don Steffen, W. D. & H. O. Wills48, 50—Herb Scharfman54, 56—Eric Schweikhardt58—Gerry Cranham75—Ken Yimm-Palo Alto...

June 23, 1969
Mike Rusk, a 5'11" righthander for Gunn High School in Palo Alto, Calif., has a 10-1 league record this season, with a 75-inning ERA of 0.35 and a no-hitter, a one-hitter and two two-hitters to...

June 23, 1969 | Herman Weiskopf

June 23, 1969 | Herman Weiskopf
"I'm gonna hit three home runs in this ball park," said Reggie Jackson of the Oakland Athletics as he feasted his eyes on Boston's Fenway Park last week. Why the sinistral Jackson was so...

June 23, 1969
COME BACK, JOESirs:Football Commissioner Pete Rozelle made one of his biggest mistakes in ordering Joe Namath to sell or be suspended (Mod Man Out, June 16). He said in an interview that he was...

June 23, 1969

June 23, 1969
•David Brower, conservationist, on how the pesticide DDT relates to man's environment: "The human body, including mother's milk, contains four times more DDT than the allowable government limits....

June 23, 1969 | Charles Gillespie
On one side is the Chicken Shack, unfortunately closed these many months, and on the other the Samarie Hotel. This is the intersection of Avenue A and 17th Street in Lubbock, Texas, the Mecca of...

June 23, 1969 | Jim Krebs
A former Minneapolis Lakers basketball player, the late Jim Krebs, left behind this account of a losing team's day of victory