June 24, 1968
June 24, 1968

Table of Contents
June 24, 1968

U.S. Open
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


16 A Victory for Super Mex
Cheered on by his band of followers, lively Lee Trevino won the U.S. Open in a two-man battle with Bert Yancey

This is an article from the June 24, 1968 issue

22 Two Hearts to Beat Bad Berries
Both belong to little Gerry Lindgren, who ignored an ulcer and dug deep into his reserve to win his sixth NCAA title

26 Straight Flush for Joe Burk
How did Pennsylvania sweep the intercollegiate rowing championships? It was in the cards

28 Ted Williams' Story: Part 3
Teddy Ballgame, as he called himself, let his critics and the Boston press have it in the angriest years of his life

A Ball at Wimbledon

40 A portrait of that august tournament and how to view it
46 A look at the two-time defending champion, Billie Jean King

55 No Kid Gloves for the Girls
The U.S. Curtis Cup team won its 11th victory over the British, but not before it had been bloodied

62 The Original Aborigine
Lionel Rose, who trains on tobacco, is the first of Australia's "kooris" to win a world boxing title

The departments

11 Scorecard
52 Horse Show
55 Golf
58 Fishing
81 Baseball's Week
82 For the Record
83 19th Hole

Credits on page 82

Cover photograph by James Drake


Next week

The fight for places in the Olympic track-and-field trials resumes at the AAU championships. John Underwood reports on the struggle from the scene in Sacramento.

The wounded tigers, minus Al Kaline and, from time to time, many another star, are still the team to beat in the American League. William Leggett pays the lair a visit.

Rodeo's Rose Bowl has the best of the campus cow-pokes roping, riding, bulldogging and eating dirt for dear old Tarleton State and Olds Agricultural and Vocational.