Aug. 01, 1966
Aug. 01, 1966

Table of Contents
Aug. 1, 1966

Smiling Gei
Busy Hero
Double A
  • Unhappily for National League pitchers, neither the move to Atlanta nor his 13 years in the league has changed Bad Henry Aaron a bit. He just keeps swinging—and connecting

Horse Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


12 The Batmen Strike
Unleashing the American League's strongest attach in years, the Baltimore Orioles threaten a midseason rout

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16 Happy Stroll for a Smiling Gei
Conservative Al Geiberger wins a zany PGA Championship by simply playing it straight

20 A Special Brand of Fame
In the week after his great race, Jim Ryun discovers the joys and hazards of owning sport's most treasured record

22 Danger with a Double A
At the age of 32, Henry Aaron continues his assault on National League pitching with no sign of letting up

Sailors of the Shadowed Skies

28 The beauty of recreational soaring in Sugarbush, Vt.
35 The stress of competitive soaring in Reno, Nev.

44 Homage to a Peerless Matador
The death of Mexico's Carlos Arruza last May ended the colorful career of one of the world's great toreros

The departments

9 Scorecard
38 People
40 Horse Racing
55 For the Record
56 Baseball's Week
58 19th Hole

Credits on page 55

Cover photograph by Rich Clarkson


Next week

A Huge Linebacker by the name of Frank Emanuel, a dolphin and Sally Rand's former press agent are helping to build the AFL's newest team in football-mad Miami.

Steve McQueen, the sports car racer who was sidelined by a movie career, returns to the track to test eight Grand Touring cars and submit a real-life report on how they handle.

SITUATION WANTED: Rod Kanehl, Met utility man and good luck charm for three years, would like to return to majors, preferably as third-base coach with New York.