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May 09, 1966
May 09, 1966

Table of Contents
May 9, 1966

Yesterday
Scrambled Derby
Some Old Pros
People
Boating
Olympic Games
Boxing
Track
Chickcharney
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

Contents

22 A Scrambled Kentucky Derby
Graustark's last race is shown in color, and Whitney Tower analyzes what is left of the field

This is an article from the May 9, 1966 issue

28 Gashouse Full of Memories
The St. Louis Cardinals are abandoning old Sportsman's Park, but it will never be forgotten

30 Some Old Pros Refuse to Die
The Boston Celtics, sparked by a fiery young pro, retained their title and Red Auerbach went out a winner

35 All Alone with the Future
In Jack Olsen's final installment, an isolated Cassius Clay spars with a fame he cannot control

54 The Auto Race Sicily Loves
It is the venerable and thrilling Targa Florio—to be run this week for the 50th time

66 The Winning Way to Nassau
Jim Wynne once again proves himself tops in ocean racing by outguessing the elements before the start

80 Trip to Chickcharney Country
Andros Island—home of three-toed, red-eyed leprechauns—provides a spooky background for a fishing safari

The departments

12 Scorecard
65 People
66 Boating
68 Olympic Games
70 Boxing
74 Track
76 Bridge
78 Golf
97 Baseball's Week
98 For the Record
99 19th Hole

Credits on page 98

Cover photograph by Fred Kaplan

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Next week

The Derby report includes all the color that the annual one-day festival and an especially uncertain horse race can provide. By Whitney Tower and a corps of cameramen.

The last act of this year's Stanley Cup playoffs is bent on giving us bigger and better surprises. Martin Kane follows pro hockey's suspenseful drama right up to the climactic curtain.

Trout are plentiful in the Teton River, and you will easily catch your limit if Alma Kunz fishes with you and you follow Jack Olsen's advice about using a Pink Downright.