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October 20, 1969 Table Of Contents

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TV Talk

The World Series begins, and already one yearns for the sounds of silence

By Wilfrid Sheed

Shopwalk

A Bermuda explorer sells treasure and trinkets retrieved from sunken ships

By Mary Evans

Eyes Of Texas

ALL THOSE EYES OF TEXAS

They were on Darrell Royal's Longhorns in Dallas last week as Texas spotted Oklahoma 14 points, then roared back

By Dan Jenkins

Stadiums Aren't For Sleeping

As the remarkable Gordie Howe opened his 24th hockey season—in triumph and with a burst of the old bravura—he recalled rookie days when he could hear the pucks from his pad

By Pete Waldmeir

Pro Rookies

THE YEAR OF THE ROOKIES—BIGGER, FASTER, SMARTER

By Robert H. Boyle

World Series

JUST CALL THEM PLAIN FOLK HEROES

With each winning game, the legends grew. Their followers transmogrified the World Series-bound New York Mets into characters so good and so American that finally only the Orioles were left to separate—perhaps—fact from fiction

By Mark Mulvoy

Passion's Wheels

Passion's Wheels

Football's Week

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By William F. Reed

People

PEOPLE

Fishing

A big BASS bash in Arkansas

Ray Scott rides herd on the watery range of bass fishermen who are crawling out from behind every stump to join his organization

By Robert H. Boyle

Track & Field

You can't keep a good high jumper down

Four years ago world record holder Valeri Brumel of the U.S.S.R. smashed his right leg in a motorcycle accident, but after six operations he is back in training, has already cleared 6'9‚⅛" and has higher hopes

By Jerrold Schecter

Horse Racing

Sonny...just like in money

That was the headline in 'Variety' when Sonny Werblin left show biz to concentrate on sports, and he's still taking big risks that pay off

By M. R. Werner

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

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD