Aug. 30, 1965
Aug. 30, 1965

Table of Contents
Aug. 30, 1965

The Battle
Rock And Roll
Davis Cup
Du Quoin Fair
Michel Jazy
Horse Racing
Harness Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


12 The Battle of San Francisco
A tense series between the Dodgers and the Giants exploded into one of baseball's bloodiest brawls

This is an article from the Aug. 30, 1965 issue

16 Rock and Roll in the Rockies
There were leaps and yelps aplenty, but they were caused by putts, not Beatles, as golf's girls fought for a title

20 Straight out of the Bullring
Amid loud olés and flying cushions the Americans lost to a battling Spanish Davis Cup team in Barcelona

24 An Odd Time in Du Quoin
That is Hambletonian Week, when the town wakes up and steps lively at the big state fair

32 Vas-y, Ja-zy! And Away He Went
French Miler Michel Jazy hears the crowd cry, "Go!" and he usually responds with a world record

42 The Y.A. Tittle Story: Part 3
In his final pro year of agony and decline Tittle was powerless to prevent the Giants' collapse

58 The Bird, The Child and The Vow
Four boys and a man search a swamp for a bird that symbolizes for them the deep realities of life

The departments

7 Scorecard
50 Bridge
53 Horse Racing
54 Harness Racing
69 Baseball's Week
70 For the Record
71 19th Hole

Credits on page 70

Cover photograph by Gerry Cranham


Next week

World games sometimes arc deadly serious contests, particularly when they pit Iron Curtain countries against the West. From Budapest, a report on the collegiate Olympics.

A discreet shudder is the customary reaction of summer residents of exclusive Fishers Island when their privacy is threatened. Robert H. Boyle takes a sly peek at Fishers.

The sweet days are gone for Sugar Ray Robinson, but at 45 he fights on—in dingy arenas against bums and setups. A study of the ex-champ as the light of hope flickers out.