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12 Supermex Strikes Again
Colorful Lee Trevino fought his way into a playoff, where he beat Jack Nicklaus to capture his second U.S. Open

16 Put Away the Putter
He wasn't even in the U.S. Open, but back-to-back holes in one made John Hudson immortal

18 Billy the Kid as Peacemaker
No kidding, the Detroit manager is dropping his dukes in favor of more winning ways

20 Good Guys, Bad Guys and Bighorn
When word got out that hunters were shooting protected sheep, a secret agent started a hunt of his own

26 Stating the Case for Howie the Horse
A noted horseman explains the virtues and vices inherent in New York City's new off-track betting system

30 Exterminating a Ping-Pong Pest
Dick Miles, 10-time U.S. champion, tells how to handle the opponent who usually wins by blocking the ball back

36 Backer of a Bearback Ride
Jonny Rivers trains the animals that provide Gulfstream Park with some wild races on Florida Derby Day

62 Bats, Busts and Size-15 Sneakers
Those reliquaries known as halls of fame are sprouting across the American landscape like Dairy Queens

The departments

7 Scorecard
10 TV Talk
46 People
51 Baseball
54 Track
59 Rowing
77 For the Record
78 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.

Credits on page 77















Next week

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George Plimpton compares his competitive fantasies at the Wimbledon tennis championships with those of the game's top stars, who will be playing in Britain this week.