July 22, 1968
July 22, 1968

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July 22, 1968

  • The great French mare, winner of the $100,000 Roosevelt International last year, overcame a troublesome left leg to score handsomely again last week, increasing her earnings to a near record $821,000

  • By Gwilym S. Brown

    The world's best pros called Carnoustie the toughest course they had ever seen—and other things—but it was fine for Gary Player, who parlayed steady golf and one magnificent shot into a British Open title

Part 4: The Black Athlete
George Haines
Pro Football
New League
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


12 Encore, Roquépine!
Supposedly bothered by a bad leg, France's great mare trolled to another victory in the Roosevelt International

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16 Four Inches Closer to Mexico
After years of trying Harvard came from behind to beat Penn by that scant margin and win an Olympic berth

20 A Sweet Win on a Sour Links
Gary Player turned out to be the least frightened when fabled Carnoustie terrorized the British Open field

22 A Summer Hike to Share
A father and son find a new relationship on their tramps over the Green Mountain Range of Vermont

28 Part 4: The Black Athlete
The world of professional sport pretends it isn't so, hut its Negroes are still in the back of the bus

42 The Best in Any Tank, by George
By Coach George Haines, that is, whose Santa Clara team alone could probably win the Olympics for the U.S.

56 Our Rightful Place in the Sun
With the help of Frank Deford, Commissioner Ford Frump of the NFCL tells haw he expanded and made millions

The departments

9 Scorecard
46 People
51 Baseball
54 Pro Football
69 Baseball's Week
70 For the Record
71 19th Hole

Credits on page 70

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer


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