Contents

November 18, 1968

20 The Pros Face a Dazzling Dilemma
A Sports Illustrated poll of scouts discloses which players are the most desired in a banner draft year

26 Aloha to a Troubled Season
Last week's Hawaiian Open virtually wrapped up the 1968 pro tour, a year of controversy, humor and civil war

28 Ring in a New Century
The former weakling of the NFL, the Century Division, led by Cleveland and St. Louis, is flexing its muscles

34 I've Barely Begun to Fight
Alex Hannum, at last a part owner of the Oakland Oaks, begins his story of the rugged rise of pro basketball

A Stylish Snow Season

50 Jean-Claude Killy shows you a new way to ski
58 Head engineers a new look for the mountain

76 Rough Day off Old Man Shoals
The late fall can be a horror for boatmen at Nantucket, but for strong-bellied fishermen it can be heaven

98 The Proudest Squares
Maligned in contemporary humor, wallowing in tradition, the Texas Aggies keep marching to their own beat

The departments

15 Scorecard
64 College Football
75 People
76 Fishing
85 Golf
86 Hockey
90 Tennis
97 Bridge
111 For the Record
112 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Elliott Erwitt

Credits on page 111

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Next week

A wave of injuries in pro football has put substitutes into the spotlight this year. Tex Maule discusses the effect these replacements are having on the NFL and AFL division races.

When in Rome Lee Trevino and Julius Boros, representing the U.S., will try to defend the World Cup at the Olgiata golf course. Dan Jenkins reports on their adventures.

Waterfowl funnel into the Mississippi Delta from all three flyways to make this vast bog the best shooting area on the continent. Artist Frank Golden captures memorable scenes.

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)