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Shopwalk

What can a girl give a hustler who has everything? Answer: a jeweled Ginacue

By Donald Ploski

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Contents

Yesterday

When All Goldfield Was Aglitter

By Berne S. Jacobsen

Armageddon

ARMAGEDDON FOR A PENNANT RACE

A dreary season, full of zeroes on the scoreboard and ciphers on the field, finally came alive when Baltimore got a new manager and a shot at the Tigers. But when it was over, the Orioles had failed again

By Mark Kram

Nevele Pride

'HE'S MAYBE JUST A LITTLE MEAN'

That's Nevele Pride, the wonder colt of trotting whose twin goals are a victory in The Hambletonian and the maiming of anyone within reach. He may be the finest trotter, biter and kicker ever foaled

By Pat Putnam

Playground Ball

A PLACE IN THE BIG-CITY SUN

Each summer pro basketball players come back to playgrounds like this one in Harlem where they can still learn a lot from neighborhood regulars who never had the chance to make the big time

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Fresh as a Daisy and Ready to swing

By Rose Mary Mechem

Cale Yarborough

BONANZA FOR A BIG DREAMER

'Thrilling, fantastic things' fill the reveries of Cale Yarborough, the new superstar of stock-car racing, and this is more and more a year of

By Kim Chapin

Dave Davis

LIFE IS NOT A BOWL OF CHERRIES

Not for left-handed Dave Davis, anyway, who at 26 is one of bowling's new superstars. What he really yearns for are headlines, publicity and an army like Arnie's—or at least a platoon

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Tennis

A paper tiger wins with steel

For Clark Graebner, a paper company executive, a more relaxed mien and a steel racket have made his last year of full-time tennis his best

By Roy Blount Jr.

Pro Football

Sherman's Battle of the Bulge

By Joe Jares

Bridge

Long look ahead to down under

By Charles Goren

Bear Facts

A Search for Some Bear Facts

When alarmists charged that the polar bear was being hunted to extinction, the outcry sent scientists like Lee Miller and Jack Lentfer (below) off across the ice on a rewarding research trail

By Virginia Kraft

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Dick Russell

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

THE BLACK ATHLETE: An editorial

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