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September 2, 1968 Table Of Contents

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Yesterday

The cradle of tennis was meant to be rocky

The posh Newport Casino, shrine of the white-flannel set, was not really designed as a tennis club at all; it got its start when an uninvited horse wandered into the cottagers' exclusive Reading Room

By John Hanlon

Exhibition Game

BY ANY OTHER NAME...

BY ANY OTHER NAME an exhibition game is still an exhibition game, even if Commissioner Pete Rozelle calls it something else and even if the teams involved happen to be the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys

By Tex Maule

DANCER MAKES IT ONE FOR NINE

As he drove what may be the finest trotter of all time on Du Quoin's rustic mile, Stanley Dancer mulled the fact that The Hambletonian always had eluded him. At the finish those sad thoughts were gone forever

By Pat Putnam

Dolls To Mexico

DOLLS ON THE MOVE TO MEXICO

A throng of young, attractive girls raced into Southern California for the women's Olympic track and field trials and after two days of lively effort produced the strongest U.S. women's team ever

By Bob Ottum

THE REVOLT OF THE TOURING PROS

The battle between golfers who play for big money and the rest of the PGA comes down to this: Which group should rule the tour?

By Mark Mulvoy

Hawk Baby

HAWK BABY IS BIG IN BOSTON

Ken Harrelson, who encourages the notion that he resembles a certain bird, is swingingly saving a sad Red Sox year

By William Leggett

Peckover

IN FULL CRY WITH PECKOVER

When the celebrated Marylebone Cricket Club came to New York the busiest buff around was a bustling, bouncy Englishman who is the sport's self-ordained ambassador and its resident expert

By Curry Kirkpatrick

People

PEOPLE

Golf

Snydered in Springfield

The course was almost a washout, but the pro girls got their money

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Hockey

Bobby stakes an Orr claim for everybody

He is only 20, but sensational Boston Bruin Defenseman Bobby Orr, backed by an astute Ontario attorney, has turned the hidebound National Hockey League inside out. Even old stars are making a decent living wage

By Mark Mulvoy

Horse Racing

Surprise: Phipps loses a Hopeful

His own inside position and Ycaza's ride on Top Knight beat Reviewer

By Whitney Tower

Tennis

Tiny Bob tiptoes through the amateurs

Much of the excitement at an otherwise dreary tournament was furnished by Bob Lutz, whose nickname derives from his singing—not his tennis. In the clutch, though, he had to yield to imperturbable Arthur Ashe

By Peter Carry

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

FACES IN THE CROWD