Joe Namath said he was quitting football rather than obey Commissioner Pete Rozelle's edict that he sell his interest in a bar where bookies and gamblers reportedly hung out. But the betting was that Joe would be back
Narrowly beaten by Majestic Prince in the Derby and Preakness (below), Arts and Letters had the last word in the Belmont. Turning home, his jockey looked back confidently, then went on to win by more than five lengths.
Toasters, shavers, 'Peyton Place' and the repeated victory shout of 'Aieeee!' make Rudyard Kipling's celebrated verse seem outdated. One month on the Asian golf tour suggests that East may still be East, but it is certainly meeting the West