12 The Infamous Spitter
Banned since 1920, the spit ball has made such a rousing comeback that 25% of all major league pitchers use it
18 Two Dons for the Title
In a topsy-turvy PGA at Denver it was Don January vs. Don Massengale in the playoff
22 Mallets Across the Blinkin' Sea
Four English champions master the techniques of Long Island croquet and emerge with an honorable draw
26 Have a Piece of Georgie Boy
That's what George Chuvalo's manager is offering and that's what Joe Frazier took—a big piece
30 Sesame Trout and Sourdough
With Faler's food, the end of a Wyoming day can be just as beautiful as the pack trip that preceded it
36 I Cannot Return
The Vikings seem championship-bound until quarterback and coach drift apart. Part 3 of the Tarkenton Story
50 With Only a Bow
Having already conquered one of Africa's "big five," William Negley returns for a crack at the other four
45 Sporting Look
48 Harness Racing
61 For the Record
62 Baseball's Week
63 19th Hole
Cover photograph by Tony Triolo
Credits on page 61
Winnipeg is a MECCA for track and field fans as the Pan-American Games begin this week, with athletes from 28 nations competing in 23 events. John Underwood reports.
A baseball donnybrook is developing in the American League, where five teams are in a battle for first place. A report on the contenders and their chances of finishing on top.
Cantankerous sailor Don McNamara, a champion who acts more like a born loser, talks about his troubles as a boat-owner, a boat-racer and a reluctant boat-builder.