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Shopwalk

Modern replicas of two old Winchesters are offered to shooters and collectors

By Duncan Barnes

Baseball Statistics

SOME SIGNIFICANT BASEBALL STATISTICS OF 1965

Official averages do not always disclose why a team finished where it did—or the true value of a player. Here is a different breakdown of the 1965 season

Golfing Events

GOLFING EVENTS

POINT OF FACT

To start the 1966 season here are some questions—and answers—about the who, what and when of Opening Days

By Herman Weiskopf

Masters

THREE WAS A CROWD

But the crowd, which had been more of a mob through four high-scoring, hectic days, finally was reduced to just one man. In a three-way playoff Jack Nicklaus proved again that he is master of the Masters

By Alfred Wright

AFTER FOSS: A HOTTER PRO WAR

Calling anew for a merger with the NFL, Joe Foss retires as AFL commissioner. He forecasts destructive fighting unless the pro leagues curb their 'avarice' and temper the frantic pursuit of college talent

By Edwin Shrake

Manila

ACROSS THE PAST TO MANILA

The China Sea race pits a fleet of modern yachts against hazards faced by Kublai Khan and Magellan. Carried along by the winds of history, a 20th-century war correspondent forgets the present

By Arthur Zich

Baseball 1966: National League

WHOSE TURN IN THE FRATRICIDAL NATIONAL?

Only five seasons back the Philadelphia Phillies and their manager, Gene Mauch (left), were the doormats of the most competitive league in professional sports. Two years ago they almost won the pennant. Last year they faltered, but off-season trades changed the Phillies radically and now they are challenging the National League once again

By William Leggett

LOS ANGELES DODGERS

PITTSBURGH PIRATES

CINCINNATI REDS

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

ATLANTA BRAVES

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

HOUSTON ASTROS

CHICAGO CUBS

NEW YORK METS

Baseball 1966: American League

THINGS ARE LOOKING UP FOR THE AMERICANS

The American League rebelled against the New York Yankees last season, bringing their once-proud master down into the pack, and now they're gunning for the rival National League. One reason for optimism is a bevy of exciting young stars. Another is the rise of such teams as the once-hitless Baltimore Orioles, who now seem all muscle

MINNESOTA TWINS

DETROIT TIGERS

CHICAGO WHITE SOX

CLEVELAND INDIANS

WASHINGTON SENATORS

KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS

NEW YORK YANKEES

CALIFORNIA ANGELS

BOSTON RED SOX

People

PEOPLE

Horse Racing

Two out of three came back

Just a month before the Derby the favorite returned to the races, and two first-rate fillies who may challenge him made their 1966 debuts

By Whitney Tower

Bridge

Good play by a first baseman

By Charles Goren

O'Malley

THE KING OF THE JUNGLE

Walter O'Malley, owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, would like to make friends despite influencing people, but his elfin spirit is a prisoner of the steel-trap mind that makes him major league baseball's most successful owner. The Master of Chavez Ravine has his monument but can't escape his image

By Jack Mann

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD