22 U.S.A. Up, Up and Away
Stocks, attendance and spirits were up as summer began; maybe it will not last—but what a weekend
This is an article from the June 8, 1970 issue
28 Lefty Makes the Angels Sing
California Manager Phillips looks all wrong in a uniform, but the onetime nobody's performance has been all right
30 Brother Al's Turn in the 500
Following up his sibling Bobby's 1968 victory, Al Unser drove commandingly to an easy win at Indy
36 Cruise to the Galàpagos
A celebrated yachtsman visits Pacific islands of unearthly aspect, and stirs the bones of an old scandal
44 Bounce Your Way to Fame
Trampolinists who can do fliffises and gazip-gazaps not only beat kangaroos but may become world champions
66 Fly Casting for Spin Fishermen
Fly-casting anglers may shudder, but a French-Canadian guide is tying spin-fishing flies that fish love
80 Success Is a Journey
A year after his retirement from basketball, Bill Russell reflects on his sport and sport generally
63 Horse Racing
76 Horse Show
95 For the Record
96 19th Hole
Credits on page 95
Cover photograph by Neil Leifer
The U.S. Open moves to dogleg country in Minnesota and a site that will cause some barking. Jack Nicklaus analyzes the troublesome course; Dan Jenkins wins some fictional bets.
Two racing classics on two continents in one busy week—the Epsom Derby and the Belmont Stakes—are covered by Whitney Tower and Photographer Jerry Cooke.
Collecting seashells on a beach is a fine summertime idyll, but it is mere dabbling when compared to the efforts and adventures of serious shelters who hunt their game live.