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March 31, 1969 Table Of Contents

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Footloose

If you like hockey, basketball and fierce fighting fans, go out to Commack, L.I.

By Dan Levin

Yesterday

The Race for the Spearmint

Wrigley money prompted the first midwinter Catalina-mainland swim

By Dolly Connelly

Flourish Of Trumpets

WITH A FLOURISH OF TRUMPETS

REPRIEVE—AND AN ELECTROLUMINESCENT FINALE

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK HE FINALLY GOT RID OF THE YOKE

By Curry Kirkpatrick

BRIGHT GIRLS IN A SMOTHER OF FOG

In the final race of the season American girls triumphed, but their success was clouded by new U.S. Ski Association policies

By Bob Ottum

A WIN FOR BOOZE AND NICOTINE

Drinking relaxes Paul Haber, and he likes to relax before an important handball match. On the eve of the four-wall final he followed his usual barroom routine and got everyone in the sport mad at him again

By Pat Putnam

POEM OF A RUN BY FORD AND FERRARI

After playing it cool in practice for Sebring, a Ford GT-40 driven by a Belgian and an Englishman nipped the resurgent Italians by a single record-breaking lap

By Robert F. Jones

Big Zinger

THE BIG ZINGER FROM BINGER

Johnny Bench is a small-town boy, but there is nothing small-time about his arm or his hitting or his confidence. Only 21, he fully expects to become baseball's first $100,000 catcher

By Roy Blount Jr.

The Old Boys

THE OLD BOYS ARE STILL BEST

By Gary Ronberg

Marlin Lover

MARLIN LOVER OF MAZATLÁN

A compassionate entrepreneur fights gringo bloodlust in an effort to save sport fishing in the Sea of Cortez

By Robert F. Jones

People

PEOPLE

College Basketball

Vintage Litwack spoiled the grand exit

The crowd had come to see Coach Bob Cousy retire a winner, but a typical Temple cast of leftovers and hand-me-downs proved too strong for battered Boston College as the Owls from Philadelphia took the NIT

By William F. Reed Jr.

Horse Racing

Politics in the saddle at Utopia Downs

As state governors continue to select senior racetrack officials for the wrong reasons, inexperience among their appointees plagues the sport

By Whitney Tower

Bridge

Bidding like a Roman Blue with Benito

By Charles Goren

The Years

CALL BACK THE YEARS

When Charlie Sifford won himself a big victory in Los Angeles he capped a 20-year struggle to succeed at what had always been a white man's game. Now he is on top, but the time spent climbing is lost forever

By William Johnson

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

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