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June 26, 1967 Table Of Contents

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The Crusher

JACK DELIVERS THE CRUSHER

An Army was against him, and so was the tradition of Ben Hogan's U.S. Open scoring record, but Nicklaus broke them both at Baltusrol with a classic last-round 65 that now establishes him as a golfer without peer

By Alfred Wright

APPLE PIE, MOM AND MR. GURNEY

Following his Le Mans triumph, Dan Gurney (left) won even sweeter victory in the Belgian Grand Prix with his star-spangled Eagle car

By Bob Ottum

THEY'RE STILL AT IT IN INDIANA

Summer does not stop the Hoosiers' favorite game, nor the boast that they produce the country's best players. Kentucky again took up the challenge and the anticipated war of the big men was only a sideshow

By Kim Chapin

'Intrepid'

A BOAT IS BORN

Reagan

THE GOVERNOR TALKS OF SPORT

In an informal chat at his Los Angeles home, California's Ronald Reagan—whose outdoor interests have ranged from The Gipper to broodmares—reveals his thoughts on conservation, racing and the need for room to relax

By Alfred Wright

Bright Faces of the Future

People

PEOPLE

Track & Field

Smoking performance at a no-smoke affair

Butts and beer were taboo on Brigham Young's Mormon campus, which was all to the good. The athletes got down to business fast, and USC, with the fastest gang of them all, ran off with the collegiate championships

By Pete Axthelm

Rowing

Pennsylvania pulls it off

After a lapse of 67 years, Joe Burk's Philadelphia Quakers finally win the race they've always pointed for

By Harold Peterson

Horse Racing

Why Buckpasser's mission to Paris was scrubbed

By Whitney Tower

Baseball

The Mets find a young phenom

New York's perennial losers pulled a name out of a hat and came up with Tom Seaver, a $50,000 bonus pitcher who steals bases as well

By Joe Jares

Bridge

Knocked out by a big swing

By Charles Goren

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FACES IN THE CROWD

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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