Sept. 05, 1966
Sept. 05, 1966

Table of Contents
Sept. 5, 1966

Voice Of The Pirates
Piatigorsky Chess
Horse Racing
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


14 The Voice of the Pirates
Pittsburgh's loquacious manager drives his players to distraction, but he may drive them to a pennant, too

This is an article from the Sept. 5, 1966 issue

18 Winning for Old Cornbread
Curtis Cokes look the WBA's welterweight title by defeating Manuel Gonzalez in a New Orleans nonfight

20 Action Day in Brooklyn
Jimmy Jacobs, the four-wall-handball genius, enriches his knowledge of sport—and some Brooklyn boys as well

22 In Chess Piatigorsky Is Tops
A gracious lady who spends money and pays attention to details runs the best chess tournament in the world

28 Black Days After a Black Charge
Bear Bryant, in Part 4 of a series, relives the nightmarish days following the incredible stories of a "fix"

40 A New Breed of Tweed
Once thick enough to thatch a cottage roof, Irish tweed sportswear is now lightweight and comfortable

58 A Road Runner's Bonanza
New England summers are filled with long-distance men racing for prizes. Question: Are the prizes necessary?

The departments

8 Scorecard
40 Sporting Look
46 People
49 Horse Racing
54 Tennis
56 Bridge
69 For the Record
70 Baseball's Week
71 19th Hole

Credits on page 69

Cover photograph by James Drake


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