April 28, 1969
April 28, 1969

Table of Contents
April 28, 1969

Third Base
Pro Basketball
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Boston's Triumphant Week

This is an article from the April 28, 1969 issue

20 The Bruins roar back to even their war with Montreal
24 In the NBA finals the Celtics face perennial rival L.A.

26 A Jam-up of Talent at Third
Seven new, very good third basemen have broken into big-league lineups. They could make 1969 a memorable year

32 Living the Life of Killy
The world of skiing may think there is only one Jean-Claude, but for the last few weeks there have been two

36 A Resort Helps a Wild Coast
Far from corrupting the Oregon seashore, Salishan provides luxury living in a setting of undefiled beauty

44 Begin the Right Way
Tennis pro Welby Van Horn, who has taught more young U.S. champions than anyone else, shares his secrets

54 Presenting the Ben-Hur Open
With barbecues, beauty queens and balloons, the All-America Intercollegiate Invitation was a Roman pageant

64 The Walking Conglomerate
Ruler of a vast business empire, Charles Engelhard runs his Thoroughbreds successfully on three continents

The departments

11 Scorecard
52 People
54 Golf
60 Pro Basketball
77 For the Record
78 Baseball's Week
80 19th Hole

Credits on page 77

Cover photograph by James Drake


Next week

The Kentucky Derby preview by Whitney Tower analyzes the late trials at Churchill Downs and Keeneland, weighs the chances of East vs. West—and maybe points to a winner.

The fighting art of Ali-Clay—the once (and future?) king of boxing—is revealed in stroboscopic photographs that accurately gauge his amazing speed of hand and foot.

Dog obedience is a phrase suggesting that one is teaching something to a dog, but when Jeannette Bruce takes an Afghan to school the pupil-teacher relationship nets confused.