14 A Royal Neck for Bill's Fifth
Tying Eddie Arcaro's record, Bill Hartack won his fifth Kentucky Derby with unbeaten Majestic Prince

20 Here Come the Hitters—Maybe
Statistics for the first month of play show that batting averages are higher, but the pitchers are just warming up

22 The Last Drop in the Bucket
Led by John Havlicek and Jerry West, the Celtics and the Lakers carried their championship fight to the final game

32 Look, Mom! Just Like the Bigs
These Little Leaguers are kid ballplayers everywhere. While the parents squirm, they play it like it is—on TV

38 The Grizzly Bear Murder Case
Jack Olsen tells the story of a long August night in Glacier National Park in the hot summer of 1967

64 Put on Your Bracelets, Kathy Is Here
When Kathy Whitworth sets her mind to winning a tournament, the rest of the lady pros might as well go home

72 Your Time, Not Your Dollar
New arenas, and the sports and spectaculars they attract, are changing the entertainment habits of America

The departments

10 Scorecard
56 People
58 Bridge
61 Hockey
64 Golf
85 For the Record
86 Baseball's Week
88 19th Hole

Credits on page 85

Cover photograph by Sheedy & Long


Next week

Mighty Harvard, winner of five consecutive Eastern Sprint championships, now has a hot rival in Penn. Hugh Whall reports on this classic crew race over Lake Quinsigamond.

Three centuries of racing tradition pervade Newmarket, the English town devoted to the Thoroughbred horse. Two British journalists tell the story, photograph it in color.

Scavenging for golf balls in water is a $1-million-a-week business, much of it illegal. Pat Ryan tells how it is done and how country clubs try to prevent it, in depth.