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An Anniversary Letter

AN ANNIVERSARY LETTER

By Hedley Donovan/Editor-In-Chief

Booktalk

Carl Mays' biography describes how one errant pitch clouded an entire career

By Robert Duffy

Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA STAMPEDE

The Sooners and their Wishbone offense were thunderous last year, but Utah State (49-0) and now Oregon (68-3) will testify that this year's herd, led by Greg Pruitt, may run away with the national title

By John Underwood

JUST CALL HIM SHUBERT ALI

Bobbing out of reach or reaching out for Frazier, it was Broadway show biz for Muhammad

By Mark Kram

TENDER BIRD IN A HOT SKILLET

The smell of singeing feathers was everywhere as the once-mighty Orioles fought disaster with their steadiest hitter, young Bobby Grich

By Ron Reid

Hockeyland

SO THE CANADIANS GO TO HOCKEYLAND

Russia, that is, where three million play the game and where the best whipped Team Canada—then lost a thriller

By Mark Mulvoy

Flying Scared

HOW TO SUCCEED WHILE FLYING SCARED

Air racing terrified him, vowed Gunther Balz, the chap in the funny hat above who is also in the P-51 boring down on the competitor ahead of him. But somewhere up there over Reno Balz broke the fright barrier

By Jack Olsen

The Glen

Woodstock On Wheels

New Boy in an Old Man's Game

By Robert F. Jones

People

PEOPLE

College Football

When it comes to winning, he's the most

Those who think Bear Bryant has more victories than any other active coach can think again. The top man is Warren Woodson of Trinity University in Texas, who won his first game in 1927 and his 241st last week

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK

By Gwilym S. Brown

Pro Football

The Dirty Dozen cleanup

After six straight third-place finishes, San Diego went on a trading binge. It took one game for everybody but Duane to get acquainted

By Tex Maule

Harness Racing

This Strike Out went swish in the Jug

He did not cost much and he was not the favorite, but the son of Bret Hanover broke his old man's record and left the field chewing Delaware dust as he won the Little Brown Jug with two brilliant dashes

By Dan Levin

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Barry McDermott

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 19-25

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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