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Footloose

Outer Baldonia struggles for its fishy place as a somewhat emergent nation

By Nancy C. Coe

Yesterday

D'ye Really Ken John Peel?

It is a fine old song, but, though many sing it, few know the story of the famous huntsman they're singing about

By William Donald

Booktalk

Jimmie Dykes remembers his years as one of baseball's most peripatetic managers

By Gary Ronberg

Up Down

UP AGAIN DOWN AGAIN

Gone again Finnegan—so went the most tangled pennant race in memory. The Tigers destroyed the White Sox and were destroyed by them in turn. Boston rallied. Only the Minnesota Twins won steadily

By William Leggett

FOR BABE, A WEEK TO FORGET

Babe Parilli of Boston, under intense pressure after published reports that he and other Patriots had frequented a Revere mob hangout, saw eight of his passes intercepted in games his team could have won

By Edwin Shrake

RACING'S FABULOUS INVALID

Big-time auto racing on excitingly treacherous dirt tracks is dying, but when Mario Andretti and A. J. Foyt carried their championship duel to the Hoosier Hundred they raced for a lavish purse

By William Johnson

Marathon Tennis

WHAT THE DEUCE IS GOING ON?

Tennis history (well, maybe) was not made at Forest Hills this year but rather at Southampton and Newport, where wilted heroes played sets of 48-46 and 49-47 respectively

By George Plimpton

Pro Football 1967

LONG, HOT WINTER FOR BOTH LEAGUES

By Tex Maule

RAMS' YEAR IN COASTAL

The shuffling over, revived Los Angeles is eying a bright new era. But it has two problems it won't solve easily: San Francisco and Baltimore

RUNAWAY IN CENTRAL

Some teams age gracefully. Green Bay just gets better. In a division beset with troubles elsewhere, the Packers can win pretty much as they please

CAPITOL STAYS WEST

The Redskins want to return the title where they think it belongs—the nation's capital. Planted firmly in the way, however, are the Cowboys

MESS IN THE CENTURY

The Army, labor unrest and a torrent of injuries have scrambled the division into a mixed-up race that Pittsburgh, of all teams, might just win

STRONG GET STRONGER

Even the Denver Broncos, pro football's most improved team, will find it hard to win games in this conference, haven for most of the league's stars

THE REST PAY THE BILLS

Strengthened by trades and superior to the other teams in every phase of offense and defense, Buffalo should nun away with the division title

People

PEOPLE

Horse Racing

Setting up the race of the decade—maybe

After some false starts it looks as if the three big horses—Buckpasser, Dr. Fager and Damascus—will meet in the Woodward. With the 2-year-olds also shaping up, the tail end of the season should be the best

By Whitney Tower

Tennis

Two who didn't stay away

At Forest Hills last week some big names failed to show, which made winning just a little easier for Billie Jean King and John Newcombe

By Kim Chapin

Bridge

Sir Pete is unhorsed

By Charles Goren

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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