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August 18, 1969 | Volume 31, Issue 8

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Hank Aaron Cover - Sports Illustrated August 18, 1969

August 18, 1969 | William Leggett

August 18, 1969 | Curry Kirkpatrick

August 18, 1969 | William Paul
A flashy (but gifted) young man named Danny Kuchcinski triumphed over a batch of experienced (but careful) oldsters in the world horseshoe pitching championship at Erie, Pa., leaving behind him 35...

August 18, 1969
The pro receiver works in a world apart. Away from the chaos around him, he is a single actor in a single act within the total drama of the game. A crossbreed with a dab of stickum on his hands,...

August 18, 1969 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

August 18, 1969
The now generation confronts the coach in a struggle for authority that may determine the future of intercollegiate sport. The first of a three-part series by John Underwood.

August 18, 1969 | Robert H. Boyle

August 18, 1969
Bill Bradley, handed a form to till out during his two weeks of active duty with his Air Force Reserve unit, gave it back with the space following "Present Occupation" left blank—thus qualifying,...

August 18, 1969 | Garry Valk
There is a lot to be said for the old you-don't-look-a-day-over-40 routine, especially if one happens to be well beyond that particular age. But for Curry Kirkpatrick, who is an honest 25 and...

August 18, 1969 | Jack Nicklaus
Gardner Dickinson, one of the best sand players on the pro tour, spent several hours working with me recently and changed my style of sand play. I have always been a lucky trap player—not good,...

August 18, 1969 | Frank Deford
After trouncing the ABA soundly on all sides, basketball's bigger NBA is moving toward a solution it figures is less costly than victory

August 18, 1969 | Peter Carry
FOR HIRE: Two proven power hitters, one right-handed and one left, who have each hit more than 200 big-league home runs. Available to help contenders down the stretch. Contact L. Wagner or R....

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August 18, 1969
•Julie Heldman, U.S. Wightman Cup tennis star who won the women's singles title at the Maccabiah Games in Israel: "Tell 'em I owe my success to eating bagels and lox and kosher pickles."

August 18, 1969 | Robert Cantwell

August 18, 1969
FOOTBALL—Although the exhibition season started slowly and it sometimes seemed almost more important who wasn't playing than who was, BUFFALO, minus fabled O.J. Simpson, handed new Washington...

August 18, 1969
4—Tony Triolo10—Walter Iooss Jr.13—Herb Scharfman18, 19—James Purring28, 31—Joseph Consentino38—John M. Lake, Metro Photo44—Ken Cooke46, 49—Sheedy & Long50, 51—illustration by Don Todd50—Harry...

August 18, 1969
Ren Bourgoyne, a 10-year-old Memphis resident, set six age-group records at the U. of Tennessee's sports camp. He won the 50-yard dash (7.0), 100 (13.7), 220 (31.3), 440 (1:16.5), 880 (2:41.8),...

August 18, 1969 | Peter Carry

August 18, 1969 | Peter Carry
"All I want is one RBI per game for the rest of the season—that would give me over 150 for the year. As far as homers go, I'd like to better my alltime high of 39. And I can't see anything wrong...

August 18, 1969
RUSSELL: RETIREMENT AND REGRETSirs:I read with admiration Bill Russell's statement on his retirement ("I'm Not Involved Anymore," Aug. 4). No one would deny that it took courage for Russell to...

August 18, 1969 | Jeannette Bruce
The thrust at Houston is to get out of this world on a rocket, but the American Youth Hostels, Inc. have an even better idea: get into it on a bicycle. To that end, the AYH has just released a...

August 18, 1969 | Richard Mandell
These were only two of the rowdy games played in the 17th century at the Cotswold Olympicks to rile the Puritans