18 The Pressure Cooker
It got to Jim Ryun, who dropped out of the AAU mile, as Marty (what, me worry?) Liquori breezed to victory
22 Maris and the Babe, Move Over!
Although Reggie Jackson is pounding homers at a record pace, he plays to an empty house in Oakland
26 Flaunt It and You May Lose It
Obsessed with proving his courage, Jerry Quarry pushed head on into a machine that destroys men
30 High Time to Make Some Rules
The administrators of U.S. sport see no reason to worry about drug usage, but athletes worry, and so do others
July 6, 1969
36 It's Still a Hopping Holiday
The Fourth of July has lost its bang in some places, but it is a lot more than a whimper in Smalltown, U.S.A.
44 A Little Lace Goes a Long Way
Tennis fashion designer Teddy Tinling got to the top of the fashion set by starting at the bottom
60 The Sound of Hooves
A monument to Hemingway is unveiled at Pamplona, where a festival has withstood both fame and time
73 For the Record
74 Baseball's Week
76 19th Hole
Credits on page 73
Cover photograph by Neil Leifer
Wizards at winning stock car races are Ford's John Holman and Ralph Moody—a North Carolina partnership that puts the wheels under champions like David Pearson.
An enigma even to himself, Billy Casper marches on as one of the most successful golfers of all time. A man of contradictions, his goals transcend the sport he plays so well.
Hawk Harrelson, baseball's prettiest—and vainest—dresser, begins the story of his career from Georgia truant to wealth and position. (Who else helicopters to the ball park?)