June 16, 1969
June 16, 1969

Table of Contents
June 16, 1969

Mod Man Out
Kids' Crusade
  • The In scene for young New Englanders is Fenway Park, where the Red Sox heroes are playing to record crowds and trend spotters are beginning to sense something more than 2,000,000

Track & Field
Harness Racing
The Twain
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


20 Mod Man Out
Rather than sell a bar reportedly patronized by gamblers, Joe Namath quits football—but he may be back

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24 Revenge Was Sweet
After losing to him in the Derby and Preakness, Arts and Letters trounced Majestic Prince in the Belmont

28 The Brawler at the Threshold
Jerry Quarry prepares for his most important bout, against Joe Frazier, with an advantage in fighting style

34 A King Is Asked To Earn His Way
Arnold Palmer, forced to play a 36-hole qualification round to enter the U.S. Open, passes the test in style

36 Kids' Crusade in Boston
The young set is having a love-in with the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park, where attendance is a matter of records

46 Merrily, Merrily, Merrily, Merrily...
An author, SDS member, worried rebel and rower gives one young mans view of Columbia and its crew

66 Never the Twain Shall...
New pros replace old colonials as changes in Asia's golf tour reflect changes in life from Singapore to Hong Kong

The departments

10 Scorecard
55 People
56 Golf
58 Track & Field
64 Harness Racing
79 For the Record
80 Baseball's Week
82 19th Hole

Cover photograph by United Press International

Credits on page 79


Next week

Drug use by athletes is a danger to sport. In the first of a three-part series. Bil Gilbert tells who takes what and why, and points to the possibility of a major scandal.

Lee's Fleas will be out in force when the colorful Trevino tries to make it two straight in the U.S. Open at Houston. Dan Jenkins reports if he is successful—and if not, who is.

Peter Ustinov is no threat to Rod Laver, but the noted actor-playwright, who has always been an ardent follower of tennis, offers some amusing recollections and observations.