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June 24, 1974 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

The absorbing account of one American male's lifelong involvement with sport

By Jonathan Yardley

Yesterday

3,000 Miles from Tee to Green

These two friends were arguing in the locker room, one thing led to another as it often does, and pretty soon they had this wild bet...

By Tom Edwards

Sole Survivor

HALE IRWIN, SOLE SURVIVOR

A bespectacled former Colorado football player won the U.S. Open at Winged Foot, but in the secondary battle between 150 leading golfers and the rigorous demands of the course, it was just no contest

By Dan Jenkins

Beware The Reds

BEWARE THE DUDES IN THE RED HATS

Remembering last year, Cincinnati is out to get L.A. again, and with a fierce front four thirsting for it, the getting is plausible

By Roy Blount Jr.

The Road Race That Ran Its Course

With a safer new circuit to be built in Sicily there will always be a Targa Florio, but last year's run ended an era of special daring and danger when cars tore through town and country in the grand old manner

People

PEOPLE

By Harold Peterson

Baseball

Odd place for a Hurricane

Namely Omaha and the College World Series, where a team that never had made it past the tournament's preliminaries fought to the final out

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK (June 9-15)

By Jim Kaplan

Boxing

Sweet as the old Sugar

Rising above all the bedlam of the AAU Nationals, he overwhelmed his division, inspiring recollections of another day and another Ray

By Ray Kennedy

Harness Racing

A sudden Surge tops the Dexter

The favorites dueled mightily, and an outsider took advantage of it

By Barry McDermott

So Young

SO YOUNG AND SO UNTENDER

King Lear hadn't met Bjorn Borg, but his remark could hardly have been more descriptive of this 18-year-old Swedish phenomenon. Beyond his years in poise, manner and ability, Borg is already a world-class tennis player

By Curry Kirkpatrick

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 10-16

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Andrew Crichton

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