22 The Dancer Dazzles Old Kentucky
Leading a parade of non-Bluegrass-bred colts, Canada's Northern Dancer won the Derby in record time
28 No Losers at the Poor Boy Open
Waco Turner, a millionaire who rules like a feudal baron conducts his annual and unusual tournament for losers
32 The Torments of Excellence
Detroit's Al Kaline is expected to win the batting title every year—because he won it when he was just 20
44 The Monaco Grand Prix
In eight pages of paintings Artist Al Parker depicts the glories of a premier automobile race
54 Champ of the Chop and Loop
The new national table tennis champion is Erwin Klein. He has mastered the strokes of a fast and tricky game
72 Dogs, Psychiatry and Votes
U.S. dogs, sane or otherwise, are more important than many people think—including President Johnson
80 The Life I Lead
A journal kept for three months by Jack Nicklaus affords a rare look at a golf superchampion. Part I of a series
65 Motor Sports
93 Baseball's Week
94 For the Record
95 19th Hole
Acknowledgments on page 94
Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.
The best middleweight, Joey Giardello, heads a rich, scrambled division. John Underwood reports on the champ, his colorful entourage, the fighters who arc after his title.
The joys of surfing are spreading across the world, on land as well as water. Herewith a look at surfers, surf fashions and surf dancers, some of them pictured in color.
The age of chivalry was revived in the 19th century, but the Scottish earl who put on history's last jousting tournament saw it turn into a Keystone comedy on horseback.