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Booktalk

Skiers who are heedless of avalanche warnings are in for a big snow job

By Jeannette Bruce

Yesterday

The Odd Rules of Uncle Alec

No game was safe from his tinkering: he turned a billiard table into a cricket field and golfed from a car

By J.A. Maxtone Graham

The Streak

THE STREAK IS HERE

He is a college halfback. He is fast and tough and exciting, and he plays for almost any team seeking national honors. He is, in fact, the newest and brightest twist in a game that has gone all out on attack

By Dan Jenkins

The Charger

THE CHARGER SINKS THE DANCER

With bubble-gummies galore cheering every move, an Australian who believes in overpowering the ocean outshines one of the new sport's finest stylists and wins the world championship of surfing at San Diego

By Bob Ottum

Horse Of The Year

A MUDDY HORSE OF THE YEAR

Buckpasser clinched that title in the slop of the Woodward with a brilliant run against the top field of the season on the same afternoon that sportsman Raymond Guest received racing's newest high honor

By Whitney Tower

Steelers

NOT A PERFECT FRIENDSHIP

Tired of sliding down the NFL's cellar door, Art and Dan Rooney have hired a Pittsburgh coach who isn't a buddy-chum-pal. The result is a team as modern as the town's skyscrapers

By Tex Maule

THE SHOW WITH A BIG-TOP FLAVOR

Folksy, Gaudy—and First-rate

By Alice Higgins

College Football

The Carruthers have a fighter

By Gary Ronberg

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

The name of the man is Alston

Koufax, yes; Wills, yes; but it was Walter who won the pennant

By Jack Mann

Sporting Look

LINEUP FOR LEATHERS

Motor Sports

Does anybody here believe Jack Brabham?

Doubting fellow drivers may call him a plodder, but the quiet Australian, who led the rich U.S. Grand Prix before dropping out with mechanical difficulties, has now won his third world racing championship

By Kim Chapin

Bridge

A Frenchman with finesse

By Charles Goren

Homely Girl

A WINK AT A HOMELY GIRL

No one looks at a town with more anger—and fierce affection—than a man born and raised there. The author, a native, submits a penetrating appraisal of Baltimore, host this weekend to the 1966 World Series, remembering what another Baltimorean, H. L. Mencken, said: 'To please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl'

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

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