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October 12, 1970 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

Mrs. Bob Gibson gives the gals a few helpful hints on how to watch baseball

By Rubin Carson

Yesterday

The Wildest Fastball Ever

Steve Dalkowski's pitches didn't rip through the air, they appeared under mystified Ted Williams' chin as if by magic

By Pat Jordan

Archie's War

ARCHIE AND THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES

The only thing soft and sweet about Mississippi's Archie Manning was his fiancée as the Rebels defeated Alabama to avenge last year's loss

By William F. Reed

ONE HEAD THAT COST A CROWN

By just that margin—and because he took the short way home—France's Sassafras deposed Nijinsky, the reigning thoroughbred of Europe, in the most demanding event that horse racing has to offer

By Whitney Tower

THE HAPPINESS BOYS AT THE TRACK

Like all of us, they prefer to win their bets but, unlike most of us, they have figured out a surefire (illegal) system

By Robert H. Boyle

Three Birds

THREE BIRDS WHO MAINLY STAY

Baltimore's Big Three pitching staff was as successful as ever. Without dazzling anyone, it merely engineered a sweep over the Minnesota Twins. So now bring on the Reds

By Roy Blount Jr.

People

PEOPLE

College Football

Academic approach to the spectacular

The Air Force Academy has twice been obliged to de-emphasize its team, but its array of quick, smart players like Ernie Jennings (right) wins anyway

By Pat Putnam

THE WEEK

By Sandy Treadwell

Tennis

Serve, backhand, volley and caviar mousse

Everybody who visits John Gardiner's Tennis Ranch has a ball—a few thousand of them, in fact. The game is played from morning to night, but the routine is broken by a man with a super service, Chef Linzie

By Alfred Wright

Golf

Taking the pain from the game

The USDA (not USGA!) offers balm for the anguished duffer

By Herman Weiskopf

Bridge

Spotting the winners

By Charles Goren

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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