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August 31, 1964 Table Of Contents

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Baseball

THEY WENT AND GOT 'EM

Three weeks ago the Yankees were leading the American League and, as Yogi Berra put it, the Orioles and White Sox would 'have to come and get us.' They did, but good, and pushed New York into third place. Now Baltimore and Chicago are going at it ferociously in their last clashes of the season

By William Leggett

Hakone

THE SPECTACULAR PLAYGROUND IN TOKYO'S BACKYARD

Don Garlits

FAME AND TERROR AT 200 MPH

In an eerie world of smoke, noise and rocketing speed, Don Garlits has become the first man to break hot rodding's 200-mph barrier. His reward: renown, money—and haunting fear

By Mark Kram

WHEN A GOLF COURSE TURNS ON YOU

Tense Sailor

TENSE SAILOR FOR A TAUT SHIP

Skipper Bill Cox of the would-be cup defender 'American Eagle' is strung as tight as the standing rigging on his boat and, like its spars and stays, defies the wind with unobtrusive force

By Bob Ottum

People

PEOPLE

Golf

A champion conquers a Kansas sea breeze

Unruffled Barbara McIntire, keeping her composure on a windy, strange and sand-strewn course, wins the Women's Amateur

By Alfred Wright

Harness Racing

The Scot, the Lad and black-market blood

Speedy Scot and Su Mac Lad of America annihilated foreign opposition in the Roosevelt International amid reports of clandestine Yankee amours in French breeding barns, from which U.S. blood is by law excluded

By Pat Ryan

Horse Racing

Quadrangle splashes ahead

Paul Mellon's handy colt triumphed over mud in Saratoga's historic Travers. If he keeps winning he may be 1964's 3-year-old champion

By Whitney Tower

Bridge

The captain is back on deck

By Charles Goren

Kid Galahad

THE PRIDE OF KID GALAHAD, INC.

Not only the pride but the kid himself, Jim Beattie is a stilt-tall boxer backed by a syndicate of enthusiastic amateurs. They hope to make him heavyweight champion

By Jack Olsen

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Peter Carry

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Sidney L. James

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