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Shopwalk

English agencies arrange the renting of pheasant shoots and salmon streams

By J. A. Maxtone Graham

Yesterday

The Racing Earl of California

Earl Cooper was a little man who weighed 120 pounds—but he became a giant when he drove a big white Stutz

By William F. Nolan

Booktalk

A fictional Baedeker of the hazards of a compulsive gambler's universe

By Jeannette Bruce

Batmen

THE BATMEN STRIKE

Baltimore's traumatizing trio—plus a Robin named Russ, who is leading the league—devastate their foes with baseball's strongest attack in years and threaten to make a midseason rout of a pennant race

By Mark Mulvoy

Smiling Gei

A HAPPY STROLL FOR GOLF'S SMILING GEI

Easy-moving Al Geiberger, who does everything the orthodox way, shoots par golf to win a PGA Championship that was otherwise distinguished by some of the strangest doings in the history of the event

By Dan Jenkins

Busy Hero

A SPECIAL BRAND OF FAME

In the week following his record race young Jim Ryun discovers the joys—and hazards—of owning the most treasured mark in all of sport

By Gwilym S. Brown

Double A

Danger With a Double A

Unhappily for National League pitchers, neither the move to Atlanta nor his 13 years in the league has changed Bad Henry Aaron a bit. He just keeps swinging—and connecting

By Jack Mann

Soaring

Sailors of the Shadowed Skies

The Long Ride Home

By Harold Peterson

People

PEOPLE

Horse Racing

Buckpasser: a three grows in Brooklyn

Beating his elders in the Brooklyn Handicap, Ogden Phipps's bright 3-year-old moves up to 10th on the earnings list and could become—with two more wins in August—the youngest millionaire in history

By Whitney Tower

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Sandy Ramras

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