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Shopwalk

When Twenty Grand won the Derby in 1931 the '21' Club started a new sideline

By Jeannette Bruce

Yesterday

The Day War Came to the Polo Grounds

By Frank Graham Jr.

The Tide

SURGE BY THE TIDE

Unbeaten Alabama came close to a cropper, but a cool snake named Stabler and a field goal topped Tennessee in a thriller

By John Underwood

SUCCESSOR GOT THE MESSAGE

He has to be persuaded to run, says his jockey, because he is not a very willing horse. So, after three straight losses in stakes races, Successor finally grasped what Braulio Baeza was trying to tell him

By Pete Axthelm

WITHOUT HONOR IN HIS OWN LAND

Jose Torres kept his world light heavyweight championship by knocking out Chic Calderwood in San Juan, but he still does not have the unquestioning admiration of his fellow Puerto Ricans

By Mark Kram

Wild Cards

WILD CARDS TAME THE TEMPEST

Dallas came whirling into St. Louis with a hurricane offense but fell afoul of an aroused Cardinal defense and had to settle for a tie, leaving the NFL's Eastern title race as suspenseful as it was before

By Edwin Shrake

Pro Basketball

THE MANY MOVES OF ELGIN BAYLOR

A TIGER WHO CAN BEAT ANYTHING

By Frank Deford

SCOUTING REPORTS

Normally, the look of NBA teams changes slowly over the seasons. Now, for the first time in years, there has been trading among first-line players, and that, plus the stocking of the new franchise in Chicago, has jumbled the form sheet. Two smart trades have bolstered Boston's bid for continued supremacy, but the Lakers have been set back. The return of a familiar face and a new set of brass in Philly may be the most significant changes of all

College Football

Mighty win for a minor with major ambitions

San Diego State has 17,000 students but a little-league rating. Saturday it rose up to smack down San Jose State, conqueror of California and Oregon, and underline its legitimate claim to big-time consideration

By Gary Ronberg

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

The reasons why the Orioles won

A large share of the credit goes to a scouting report that said flatly, 'The Dodgers can't hit fast balls'

By William Leggett

Fishing

Saving trout from drought

If the experiment now being conducted in Colorado proves successful, more rainbows will swim in the melt-off from the snows of yesteryear

By Robert Cantwell

Tennis

A bright future for Little Miss Bombshell

Only 5 feet 2 and 18 years old, Rosemary Casals of San Francisco hits the ball so hard and moves around the court with such agility it seems just a matter of time until she takes over as the next queen of tennis

By Kim Chapin

Bridge

Break a rule and get a break

By Charles Goren

Pelé

THE MOST FAMOUS ATHLETE IN THE WORLD

Almost unknown in the U.S., Edson Arantes do Nascimento—nicknamed Pelé—is the idol of soccer-playing nations and a demigod in Brazil where he earns half a million dollars a year

By Pete Axthelm

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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