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Booktalk

A SATIRICAL LOOK AT A TENNIS CLUB THAT IS SURE TO NET SOME GIGGLES

By J. D. Reed

Baltimore

REVIVAL AND SURVIVAL

Their showdown over, Earl Weaver's patchwork Orioles still led the Yankees in the East, and Billy Martin's Job remained in jeopardy

By Larry Keith

A STAR BOWS OUT, A STAR BOWS IN

Carlos Monzon's victory over Rodrigo Valdes was the 89th of his career, the last 83 of them in a row, and now the middleweight champ will retire to his movie career as Argentina's James Bond. But, as they say in boxing, don't bet on it

By Pat Putnam

SAILING ON A SEA OF PERPLEXITY

In America's Cup trials that baffled the seers, Enterprise whipped Courageous, which beat Independence, which edged Enterprise

By Coles Phinizy

Mo-Ped Madness

DRIVEN BY MO-PED MADNESS

Almost everyone, it seems, wants to be putt-putting everywhere on a gizmo that is more than a bike but less than a cycle

By Daphne Hurford

Trapshooter

IF YOU CALL HIM OLD FOLKS, BE PREPARED TO DUCK

Elgin Gates, 54, likes nothing better than to take on the cocky young marksmen of the military. Next week he goes at it again in an attempt to score a unique triple at trapshooting's big blowout

By Virginia Kraft

Baseball

A bargain, and bye-bye basement

For $85,000 Montreal got an exciting outfield and at last the Expos aren't last

By Bob Dunn

THE WEEK (July 24-30)

By Herman Weiskopf

Soccer

Wallflowers in bloom

Thanks largely to an influx of big-name foreign players and low ticket prices, crowds at a number of NASL franchises have sprouted to pro football proportions

By J. D. Reed

Golf

A Wood can be a putter

If his first name is Willie and he is 16, he is likely to hole any ball on the green, which he did often enough last week to win the National Junior championship

By Barry McDermott

Harness Racing

Red, white and true

In the Gold Cup the driver's colors were wrong, but the colt's finish was right

By Douglas S. Looney

Hard Way

EASY TIMES THE HARD WAY

After long years on the hustle, pool shooter Danny D realizes that he bought a dream. He has also discovered—too late—that the price was exorbitant

By Barry McDermott

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 25-31

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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Edited by Sarah Pileggi

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