Sept. 02, 1968
Sept. 02, 1968

Table of Contents
Sept. 2, 1968

Exhibition Game
  • BY ANY OTHER NAME an exhibition game is still an exhibition game, even if Commissioner Pete Rozelle calls it something else and even if the teams involved happen to be the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys

  • As he drove what may be the finest trotter of all time on Du Quoin's rustic mile, Stanley Dancer mulled the fact that The Hambletonian always had eluded him. At the finish those sad thoughts were gone forever

Dolls To Mexico
Hawk Baby
Horse Racing
  • By Peter Carry

    Much of the excitement at an otherwise dreary tournament was furnished by Bob Lutz, whose nickname derives from his singing—not his tennis. In the clutch, though, he had to yield to imperturbable Arthur Ashe

Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Connie Pelster, 16, helped her Nashville AAU Victory Swim Team win the Tennessee state meet in Knoxville by competing in four relays and by finishing first in six races from 100 to 1,500 meters, setting Southeastern and state individual records in all of them.

This is an article from the Sept. 2, 1968 issue Original Layout

Bill Walsh of Newark, Del. won the grueling AAU All-Around championship consisting of 10 events all in one day: 100-yard dash, shotput, high jump, 880-yard walk, hammer throw, pole vault, 120-yard hurdles, 56-pound weight, long jump and mile run.

Ed Clegg, 13, a pitcher and third baseman, led his team to 18 consecutive victories in the Adrian (Mich.) Cub League, compiling a 6-0 record as a pitcher, batting a robust .789 and slugging a total of 14 home runs, three of them with the bases loaded.

Barbara Robinson of East Saint Louis, Ill. won two 20-game bowling tournaments, first in Waukegan, Ill., where she had a final-game 256, and then in Jefferson City, Mo., where she averaged 184 despite having been up until 4 that morning working as a singer.

Alice Tym of Peoria, Ill. and her husband, Bill, took five events at the Western Canada Open Grass Court tennis championships, last of the Pacific Northwest tourneys, in Vancouver, B.C., each winning the singles and doubles, then taking the mixed doubles.

Donald F. Hull Jr., 16, of Cresskill, N.J., son of the executive director of the AAU, won the novice title at the Modern Pentathlon Olympic Development Clinic in Texas with a first in fencing, seconds in riding, cross-country and swimming and a third in shooting.