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July 28, 1969 Table Of Contents

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The New Mets

THE NEW METS GO BUMP IN THE LIGHT OF DAY

They began the season just like the old Mets. But last week they outscrapped the Cubs, head to head and toe to toe, in sunny Wrigley Field to prove themselves amazin' in fact instead of in jest

By Mark Mulvoy

TO BE A GOOD JOE, IT TAKES A HARD SELL

Joe Namath ended his retirement, agreeing to sell his interest in his bar and to choose his friends more wisely

By Gary Ronberg

Redskins

WE'RE GOING TO WIN—YOU BETTER BELIEVE IT

As Vince Lombardi shouts his war cry, no Redskin dances with more enthusiasm than Sonny Jurgensen

By John Underwood

For Dear Life

A JOG-IN FOR DEAR LIFE

Dr. Denton Cooley, who would rather save a heart than transplant one, blows the starter's whistle as famous fatty Judge Roy Hofheinz gets set to race Houston Mayor Louie Welch in the Astrodome at 6 a.m. Some 10 million Americans—including the author—jog regularly for fun and fitness

By Tex Maule

Land Of Light

HIGH ABOVE THE LAND OF LIGHT

The legends of Nuristan and the Hindu Kush mountains are as tall and as numerous as the peaks themselves. Last summer a party of American amateurs wrote a new chapter by putting the whole team on 20,300-foot Koh-i-Tundi

By Robert Cantwell

Track

This Coliseum could have used lions

Upsets were few as the U.S. beat Russia and the Commonwealth

By Skip Myslenski

Harness Racing

Seven men on a Hambo horse

By William F. Reed Jr.

Baseball

A bonanza in Red Springs

On the verge of baseball bankruptcy, Minor League Owner Matt Boykin decided to think little, and has been enjoying a profit ever since

By Peter Carry

Le Grand Charles

LE GRAND CHARLES SLEPT HERE

By Pat Ryan

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

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

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD