April 08, 1968
April 08, 1968

Table of Contents
April 8, 1968

Guess-Again Derby
Indiana Wins
Stanley Cup
The Masters
Coochee's New Tune
Top End
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


24 A Guess-Again Derby
The results of major preps in California and Florida add new characters to the Kentucky Derby cast

This is an article from the April 8, 1968 issue Original Layout

28 Indiana Wins the Big One Big
After years of frustration the Hoosiers come through in the NCAA swimming championship

32 The Coast's Crazy Dreamers
Hockey's brash new Kings have a silly notion that they can win the Stanley Cup. Or is it so silly?

The Time for Augusta

38 Alfred Wright predicts a challenge to Palmer and Nicklaus
49 Dan Jenkins reveals a Masters the public never gets to see

56 Coochie Coos Another Tune
All is happiness with Mudcat Grant, now pitching for the Dodgers and a place in the show biz world of Los Angeles

83 To Billie Jean with Love from Nancy
Billie Jean King turned pro, but not before losing her last amateur match to her longtime rival, Nancy Richey

92 Top Hunt in the Top End
Virginia Kraft—after a shaky start—bags a buffalo in the rugged country of Australia's Northern Territory

The departments

17 Scorecard
77 People
78 Baseball
87 Boxing
90 Bridge
111 For the Record
112 19th Hole

Credits on page 111

Cover photograph by Tony Triolo


Next week

BASEBALL BEGINS. In the annual salute to the new season, William Leggett appraises the chances of all the teams. There will be a review in 12 pages of color photographs of the highlights of 1967's exciting pennant races, and Sal Maglie, whose curves and high inside fastball were the scourge of an earlier generation of batters, begins his story of life inside the tough business of baseball. Plus, for followers of other sports, all the regular features, including a special report on the NBA divisional playoffs by Frank Deford.