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Booktalk

'Only the Ball Was White' sheds bright light on a dark chapter of U.S. baseball

By David Fisher

Shopwalk

For a triangular Malay or an aluminum-spined Maltese cross, see Mr. Pearson

By Charles R. Eisendrath

Yesterday

The Year My Cousin Played the Rightfielder

Not right field, mind you—we weren't even in the ball park but just outside of it—and the game was not so much baseball as a weird kind of midsummer night torture test

By Charles Gillespie

America's Cup

DOWN TO THE SEA IN $

On the eve of decisive America's Cup trials, foreign and domestic, the grandeur of the sea and charisma of Newport intermingle with the contenders' stark concern over huge investments. Big business outsails romance; so far "Intrepid" has sailed best

By William Johnson

Big Mama

HOT ON THE TRAIL OF BIG MAMA

A gathering of young and old gaffers searched the seas off Hawaii for the wife of the world's biggest marlin. She got away, naturally, but the fishermen hooked a record catch along the way

By Robert F. Jones

Fall Down and Go Bloom

A GAME THAT GETS A GOOD MAN DOWN

Sudden Sam

SAM OF 1,000 WAYS

Pitching is just another diverting challenge to Sudden Sam McDowell, who marches not only to his own drummer, but to a different one every day

By Pat Jordan

Indian Giving

THE MATTER OF INDIAN GIVING

A holy lake of the Pueblos has become a symbol of America, maybe doing right—or once again doing wrong—by her Indians

By Edwin Shrake

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

To improve an Alou, age him

By Peter Carry

THE WEEK

Golf

British bombers downed by U.S. spitfires

Even the booming drives of Irishwoman Mary McKenna couldn't get the Curtis Cup away from the Yanks

By Mark Mulvoy

Boxing

Salute the grand old flag-raiser George F.

By Martin Kane

Umgawa

AAAH-EEEE-AAAH...UMGAWA

The voice of Tarzan is still heard in the land, but there are days when Johnny Weissmuller prefers a quiet drink to yodeling at elephants

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

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 J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Creamer

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