Say It, Rube!
Pitching Coach Rube Walker's showy praise of his Met pitchers roused the front-running Cubs, who happily clawed Tom Seaver (left) and other talented New Yorkers. They know, though, that the year is young
While Hoosiers and Californians showed that they loved the game as much in May as they did in December, a bunch of unknown Angelenos surprised the Pacers in the ABA's championship playoffs
By Peter Carry
The vacation season puts wheels under millions of U.S. travelers who contrive to rough it the easy way—by means of campers. Not since the car itself has any device so transformed recreational habits
And Richie Allen is one ill wind that is dimming their light. While the onetime bad boy cavorts merrily as a Redbird of Happiness and blasts lusty home runs for St. Louis, his old teammates know only misery
By Roy Blount Jr.
By Pat Putnam
His true name was Norman Selby, and he yearned for the life of a farmer, but title fights, adulation, Broadway, posh saloons, private eyes, poets, princesses, nine marriages (three of them to the actress at left, Julia Woodruff), the movies, scandal, jewel thefts and finally murder were the lot of boxing's mighty Kid
For The Record
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
By J. Richard Munro
Edited by Robert Creamer