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Original Issue


20 The Young Generals
Of the NFL quarterbacks who are not yet 30, one or two have a chance to become the next Johnny Unitas

26 Matchup of a Classic Pair
Baseball's two best pitchers, Bob Gibson and Denny McLain, may make history in their Series showdown

36 A Big Night in a Li'l Ol' Town
A governor, a midget LSU quarterback and football's most enthusiastic fans provide a rousing night in Baton Rouge

The Problem Olympics

44 A review of the difficulties that have beset Mexico City
52 The Third Force: potential medal winners in full color
64 Five pages of form charts telling who will win what
90 Opportunities won—and lost—in athletic Kenya

84 The Palmer-Nicklaus Laugh-In
At the PGA Team Championship in Oklahoma City the two golfing kings got all the chuckles but very little money

88 A Plane for a Classic Winner
Pilot Louis Mancuso swapped his Skymaster for one-half interest in the pacer who won The Little Brown Jug

The departments

13 Scorecard
74 People
79 College Football
84 Golf
88 Harness Racing
107 Baseball's Week
108 For the Record
110 19th Hole

Credits on page 108















Next week

Notre Dame confronts Purdue at South Bend, and the clash of these two fierce rivals may decide who is No. 1. Dan Jenkins reports a game that will shape the season.

Master of the most, Cardinal Red Schoendienst, who almost didn't get the job, rides herd on the highest-paid baseball team in history. A report by William Leggett.

Horse of the year Damascus goes after his second straight title at Belmont in the race that often decides that honor, the 1-mile Woodward. Who will challenge him?