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September 12, 1966 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

Safaris by plane to South America and Africa are booked by Lindblad Travel

By Pamela Knight

Yesterday

A Conn Game that Collapsed

Light Heavyweight Billy Conn (right) had Joe Louis beaten and the championship won—for 12 rounds

By Frank Graham Jr.

Booktalk

The gallant life of Princeton's Hobey Baker poses enigmas for the literary

By Robert Cantwell

Best Friend

MONEY IS A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND

A group of Springfield, Ohio businessmen decided to put up the biggest prize in the history of women's golf, and suddenly the best ladies in the game found they could play better than they had dreamed

By Pat Ryan

GREAT LEAP FORWARD—AND BACK

A Welsh broad jumper, a slew of East Germans and some swift Poles were the bright surprises in the rain-splattered European Championships that saw track and field and the Russians take a reactionary nose dive

By John Lovesey

FRANK'S WAY WITH A FILLY

All of his special skill in training young female trotters, plus a daring decision in the paddock between the mile heats, brought Frank Ervin and Kerry Way victory and a record in The Hambletonian

By Pete Axthelm

The Men Who Fire

THE MEN WHO FIRE MANAGERS

'Then I'll get the other pup,' Irving Berlin sang, 'the guy that gets the bugler up....' In baseball, when things go wrong, the manager gets the blame, but if you want to find the other pup, go look for...THE MEN WHO FIRE MANAGERS

By William Leggett

Golden Game

ON WITH THE GOLDEN GAME

Bigger and richer than even, pro football opens with the leagues at peace for the first time and the tills bulging

By Tex Maule

Scouting Reports

THE BEARS COME BLASTING IN

Challenging Chicago has a trio of Bears who will feast upon many NFL opponents. The hungriest Bear of them all is Quarterback Rudy Bukich

GREEN BAY PACKERS

BALTIMORE COLTS

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

DETROIT LIONS

LOS ANGELES RAMS

CLEVELAND BROWNS

DALLAS COWBOYS

NEW YORK GIANTS

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

ATLANTA FALCONS

BUFFALO BILLS

NEW YORK JETS

BOSTON PATRIOTS

HOUSTON OILERS

MIAMI DOLPHINS

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS

OAKLAND RAIDERS

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

DENVER BRONCOS

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Big victory in a small town

Teen-age amateurs from all over the U.S. met in New Mexico for the world series of Connie Mack baseball. It was a back-country spectacular

By Joe Jares

Boating

Vindication in the Mallory

A brilliant failure in the America's Cup racing, Bill Cox at last wins the sailing trophy that marks him the best skipper on this continent

By Hugh Whall

Bridge

A good way to show finesse

By Charles Goren

Golf

Beaten by a quarry quandary

When Deane Beman floundered on Merion's famed last holes, Canada's Gary Cowan became the first foreigner to win the Amateur in 34 years

By Alfred Wright

There is no pause that refreshes

By Jack Nicklaus

Looking For A Lift

LOOKING FOR A LIFT

Watched moodily by the one friend who believes in him, Norbert Schemansky works out faithfully in a sleazy underground gym and ponders his years as the world's greatest weight lifter, an achievement that wins him neither glory nor a job to help support his family

By Mark Kram

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

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