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June 25, 1973 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

Three bird books of a very different feather do go perfectly well together

By Robert H. Boyle

Yesterday

The Cleveland Indian

By Keith Hodgdon

Battle

BATTLE OF THE AGES

It seemed as if the U.S. Open might have its oldest champion, then young Johnny Miller embarrassed historic Oakmont with his disrespectful 63

By Dan Jenkins

THE SHORT AND THE LONG OF IT

Little-known Rick Wohlhuter, who is 5'9", and Steve Williams, who is 6'2", were the big guns at the national AAU championships and lead a U.S. team that shapes up as a winner against Russia next month

By Ron Reid

Mound Of Trouble

MOUND OF TROUBLE FOR THE REDS

Cincinnati's hitting has been weak but its pitching has been awful. The NL champs hang close, still hoping

By William Leggett

The Poet

MY LESSON WAS THAT DEAD MEN WRITE NO POETRY

First came the racing smashup that left him shattered. Then came the deaths of several friends. And gradually came the realization that the poet is no less happy than the hero

By Dan Gerber

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

SC gave it the old college cool

By Larry Keith

THE WEEK (June 10-16)

Weight Lifting

Clean wins for determined non-jerks

They came along different paths, one a Little Leaguer with big-league ambitions, the other a body-builder with eyes only for his biceps. They got the message, though, and lifted straight to national championships

By Dan Levin

Crew

It was Moscow oar bust in a ladylike way

It may sound mighty muscular but it was graceful good sport when the nation's best women rowers got together for their championships

By Harold Peterson

Harness Racing

A fat chance he had—or so it seemed

Tubby Tamerlane came up from the country to whup the Hambo horses

By Lynn Simross

Sahara

Was There an Addax in the Erg?

The answer awaited a hardy band of tourists who, guided in part by a Tuareg with conjunctivitis, crossed the Sahara in Land Rovers

By Jeannette Bruce

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 12-18

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Jack Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD