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The Derby

A ROYAL NECK FOR BILL'S FIFTH

By Whitney Tower

HERE COME THE HITTERS—MAYBE

Statistics for the first month of play show that the changes made in baseball have produced more scoring, but a rash of low-hit games last week indicates that the pitchers may be just warming up

By Mark Mulvoy

Last Drop

THE LAST DROP IN THE BUCKET

John Havlicek and Jerry West were the stars as the Celtics and the Lakers, showing the wear and tear of a long season, took their desperate battle for the world basketball championship to the seventh game

By Frank Deford

Look, Mom!

LOOK, MOM! JUST LIKE THE BIGS

People

PEOPLE

Bridge

The almost anonymous partner

Victor Mitchell can play cards and he also possesses a quality that the experts rate highest, but far too many bridge fans barely know of him

By Charles Goren

Hockey

Montreal ho-hums the Blues

Outclassed by the Canadiens in the anticlimactic Stanley Cup final, St. Louis' West champions failed to win a single game for their fervent fans

By Gary Ronberg

Golf

Put on your bracelets, Kathy is here

When Kathy Whitworth sets her mind to winning a tournament chances are she will, so the other lady pros might as well go home

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Your Time

YOUR TIME, NOT YOUR DOLLAR

It's lines, lines, lines at the ticket windows as hockey leagues, the Globetrotters, wrestling, country music and myriad other spectacles are finding new success inside that astonishing structure, the modern arena, a building that is changing the patterns of American sport—and life

By Frank Deford

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FACES IN THE CROWD

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Peter Carry

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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