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Baseball

AND IT CAME UP METS

Baseball's dizziest game of chance spun five National League East contenders down to the desperate hours of the season—and three of them a day beyond—before New York settled things in Chicago

By William Leggett

HARES AGAINST HAIRS

THEY'RE PURPLING THE BLACK AND BLUE

In a pulverizing game in a bruising division, Minnesota battered Green Bay 11-3 without the benefit of such niceties as touchdowns

By Ron Reid

Bombers

BULGARS, BRITONS AND BOMBERS

They were among the weighty and, alas, weighed-down lifters at the world championships in Cuba, but the Russians hefted the best

By Robert H. Boyle

Tuna

THE FEEDING GROUNDS OF SUMMER

By Al Ristori

Ejrry Aclsu

EEGINNPRST EJRRY ACLSU

Jerry Lucas is his name and alphabetizing is his game, along with memorizing the Manhattan phone book and playing a little pro baskets

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

People

PEOPLE

College Football

Here come the Fighting Irish—swiftly

Something new has been added to the heavy-armored Notre Dame offense, namely runners with speed

By Pat Putnam

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Horse Racing

This man is dangerous!

As Secretariat's fans well know, Trainer Allen Jerkens, first with Onion, now with Prove Out, is making a career of wrecking the choochoo train

By Whitney Tower

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Joe Jares

For The Record

A roundup of the week Sept. 24-30

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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