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Booktalk

Another literate volume proves again that fishing is more than just sport

By Dan Levin

Tight NL Race

THE GIANTS FIND IT TOUGH

Despite fine pitching and a home-run boost from a rested Willie Mays, San Francisco was in and out of first place in the well-bunched National League as St. Louis faltered and Don Drysdale came on strong

By Mark Mulvoy

UPSTAGED BY UPSTART JOHNNY

Favored to win the Belmont, last of the Triple Crown events, Forward Pass was overtaken at the eighth pole (above) by a colt named Stage Door Johnny who had never competed in a stakes race in his life

By Whitney Tower

The 500

RUDE SETBACK FOR THE JET AGE

Again at Indianapolis a turbine car perished with victory around the bend, and the 500 produced a valorous new piston hero in Bobby Unser. Unappeased, the piston-car owners moved to ban all turbines

By Bob Ottum

U.S. Open

BACK TO BALTUS OAK

The U.S. Open returns next week to Rochester's lovely Oak Hill—not to be confused with Oakmont or Oakland Hills—where in 1956 Dr. Cary Middlecoff won what has come to be known as "the Rhubarb Open"

By Dan Jenkins

WATCHING THE WATCHERS

People

PEOPLE

Boating

Killproof and maybe spillproof

She's not a winner yet, but the new 'Smirnoff' did well enough in Alabama to indicate that unlimited hydroplanes can be both fast and nonlethal

By Hugh Whall

Sporting Look

Color sparks a minor revolution in campus style

By Ruth Lieder

Tennis

A winner rises from the ashes

By Tom C. Brody

Bridge

The one wild deal in 45 billion

By Charles Goren

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Peter Carry

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

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