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May 29, 1967 Table Of Contents

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FOOTLOOSE

If you're sick of highways, try rafting down a river with the hatch brothers

By Dolly Connelly

Yesterday

Twice in a Row It Was Three Men at a Clip

There have been only seven unassisted triple plays in the history of big league baseball. The last two were made on successive days 40 years ago, over the Memorial Day weekend

By Carl Lundquist

Shopwalk

Del Hampton makes golf clubs behind a beauty parlor, and the results show it

By John Hanlon

Tommie Smith

TOMMIE IN A BREEZE

San Jose State's easygoing Tommie Smith (opposite) cracked the classic mold and won his heralded duel with teammate Lee Evans. He broke two world records and gave promise of more to come

By Gary Ronberg

Duffy

WITH AN ASSIST FROM PAL DUFFY

Damascus was a jumpy colt the day he lost the Kentucky Derby, but he was mild as a little lamb before the Preakness. Credit his patient trainer—and a gray lead pony who almost lost his head

By Whitney Tower

Part 3: The Dodger Story

THEY MAY HAVE BEEN A HEADACHE BUT THEY NEVER WERE A BORE

Maury Wills and Leo Durocher were the two most volatile personalities ever to ruffle the placid surface of baseball in Los Angeles. They popped off, got into hassles, stirred things up. Eventually, says the Dodger general manager, Wills stirred up too much

By Buzzie Bavasi

Prairie Chicanery

OWLS, EAGLES AND PRAIRIE CHICANERY

Spring brings a flurry of feathery activity to Fran and Fred Hamerstrom's old house (left) and a booming in the marshlands and fields around it

By Harold Peterson

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

What team is that? The Cubs? Third place?

It was hard to believe, especially after last year's 10th place finish behind everybody in the National League, including the Mets, but Leo Durocher's mostly youthful Cubs are playing fiery baseball, and they're winning

By Tom C. Brody

Horse Racing

The fastest run in the West

While the public was eying the Preakness, some 3,000 miles away a million-dollar newcomer named Forli set a record in his U.S. debut

By Whitney Tower

Bridge

The World Championship: just color it Blue

On the eve of the world-title matches in Miami there is a temptation to look for an upset, but the results of a practice session in Cannes suggest that Italy's formidable Blue Team is not about to be beached

By Charles Goren

Indianapolis

500-MILE JOURNEY INTO AN ARTIST'S EYE

THE SHEARS OF FATE, THE LOOM OF LIFE

By Bob Crozier, S.J.

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

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