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September 15, 1969 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

It takes a heap of hunting to fill the cans that Baxter's exports for gourmets

By J. A. Maxtone Graham

Yesterday/Vander Meer

Second Time for Vander Meer

He had pitched a no-hitter in Cincinnati four days before. Could he repeat the performance now in Ebbets Field?

By Billy Reed

Willie And Clyde

THE PURSUIT OF WILLIE AND CLYDE

Slugger Willie McCovey (right) and bespectacled Giant Manager Clyde King don't really plan to murder anybody. They just want to steal away with the title in baseball's hottest race

By Mark Mulvoy

NO CLINK AND NO CLANK IN CINCY

Now in his second year as head coach, general manager and part owner of the Bengals, Paul Brown is still sending in plays, but his players often tell him which ones they prefer to run

By Patrick F. Putnam

Putt-Putt

EVERYBODY DO THE PUTT-PUTT

They may never get a chance to show their stuff at the Masters, but last week at a miniature course in Fayetteville, N.C., 128 of "the best putters in the world" competed for $110,000

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Marje's Show

MARJE'S LATE, LATE SHOW

By staging the sport's richest race at night, Marje Everett starts a civil war

By Whitney Tower

Mercedes

MERCEDES SPINS OUT AN ENGINE FOR THE FUTURE

A British authority drives a fascinating dream car and predicts that its system of rotors (inset) will supplant the time-honored reciprocating piston engine at Mercedes-Benz

By Denis Jenkinson

All-Century

THE FIRST 100 YEARS

It is recorded that the first intercollegiate football game was held at New Brunswick on Nov. 6, 1869 between Rutgers and Princeton and that Rutgers won 6-4, the scoring and playing rules being considerably different than they are today. What is not known are the names of the heroes of that game, for, surely, in a sense, they were the first All-Americas. It was not until 20 years later that such a list was officially compiled, and since then hundreds of players have been so honored, by newspapers, magazines and, more recently, television. Now, on the 100th anniversary of that first game, the writer boils down the list of All-Americas to 11, the first All-Century team

By Dan Jenkins

College Football

WAVE GOODBY TO DEFENSE

THE CONFERENCES

THE SMALL COLLEGES

People

PEOPLE

Fishing

Something to sing about: fish, bait and blondes

Experimenting with contemporary themes in opera, the University of Iowa staged an absorbing production involving a construction crew and a fishing camp. But would you fish with these characters?

By Bob Asbille

Tennis

You can play Laver but you can't beat him

Australia's Rod Laver proved again at Forest Hills last week that the best players in the world are no match for him as he waltzed away with the men's singles title to complete his second Grand Slam

By Roy Blount Jr.

Horse Show

An Emerald mare takes over My My's red roses

By Alice Higgins

Bridge

Corn's Aces prove they're really pros

Bucking a trend, the first team of professionals played up to form

By Charles Goren

Poison

Sport was Box-Office Poison

The beginnings were hilarious—and profitable-but then hokum took over as Hollywood made hundreds of sport movies, most of them stinkeroos

By Robert Cantwell

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Kent Hannon

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