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Yesterday

The Real Fun of the Fair Was the Horse Pulling

Maybe the kids preferred the freak show, but what the county farmers came to see were the teamsters' tugs-of-war

By Jim Harrison

Big D

BIG IFS IN BIG D

The Cowboys, who haven't won a big game, are plagued by quarterback doubts, complacent vets, angry blacks and no confidence

By Tex Maule

WATCH OUT! THERE ARE MORE EN ROUTE

And more and more. The Baltimore Orioles' farm system is so productive it should keep the mother team's larder full for years

By Peter Carry

Debbie Meyer

NOW LOOK WHO'S AN OLD LADY

It's little Debbie Meyer who won three golds in Mexico in 1968 (below). At 18 (right), she is simply ancient by female swimming standards, but not too creaky to set another world record at LA.

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

MERRILY THEY ROLLED ALONG...

The sky was almost azure and the grass was nearly green as New York's Central Park banned its automobiles and its muggers to provide a sylvan setting for a national championship

By Jeannette Bruce

Getaway

Rich Way To Make a Getaway

First the Mexican army chased out the peasants, then Texan Troy Post built 'the most prestigious club anybody ever heard of,' a $30 million hideout just for good ol' boys—and girls—with lots of money

By Edwin R. Shrake

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

THE WEEK

By William F. Reed

Jim Bouton's Instant Replay

By Jim Kaplan

Bridge

The Aces get trumped

By Charles Goren

Golf

Oh, Prez, where is thy ring?

Martha Wilkinson won the Women's Amateur over Cynthia Hill, but for all the good it did her she might as well have lived in Johnson City

By Mark Mulvoy

Horse Racing

A victory for the family of Mann

By William Johnson

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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Edited by Robert Creamer

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