May 13, 1968
May 13, 1968

Table of Contents
May 13, 1968

The Derby
  • The green and gold colors of Peter Fuller, carried by Dancer's Image, trailed the Derby field in the early going. But they showed first at the finish, ahead of Forward Pass, Francie's Hat and T. V. Commercial

Worth Shouting About
Andy Granatelli
Fast Pitch
Big Bear
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


28 And the Last Was First
After trailing the field in the early going, Peter Fuller's Dancer's Image won the Kentucky Derby

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34 One That's Worth Shouting About
Because their coach learned his business and his aide became a superstar, the Celtics are champions again

38 Karim's Posh Port
Sardinia has beauty, bandits and an Emerald Coast boasting a luxury resort run by the Aga Khan himself

The Turbines Invade the 500

44 Andy Granatelli, the wizard of whoosh, strikes again
50 The turbine engine is explained for the acute layman

54 A Fast Pitch for a Faster Game
The inventor of 12-inning football—what?—has a new idea: three-set baseball. And that's only the beginning

80 What's Become of the Big Bear?
One heavyweight contender nobody talks about is Sonny Liston, but the Bear has big ideas still

The departments

18 Scorecard
63 Golf
68 Hockey
75 Baseball
95 Baseball's Week
96 For the Record
97 19th Hole

Credits on page 96

Cover photograph by Tony Triolo
Illustration by Edward Kasper


Next week

A war for survival is Dick Tiger's description of his native Biafra's fight for independence. Tiger's defense of his title against Bob Foster will be the same kind of battle.

Golf's noble heritage is evident in three stately and venerable clubs on the South Shore of Long Island. Alfred Wright traces their histories and describes their courses.

Students and sport have a different relationship than they did 30 years ago. A university professor explores the changes and, surprisingly, finds they are for the better.