Sept. 07, 1970
Sept. 07, 1970

Table of Contents
Sept. 7, 1970

Baker's Dream
Mighty Met
Allen's Predicament
  • By Gwilym S. Brown

    Once a premier event, the Davis Cup is now in a lower class by itself. The Challenge Round was last week, only, as usual, it was no challenge

Big Daddy
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


12 'Après Vous, Gretel'
So said the French America's Cup contenders to the Aussies, in effect, as Baron Bich sailed to a final defeat

This is an article from the Sept. 7, 1970 issue

16 Miami Gets a Miracle Worker
He's Don Shula, who left Baltimore for sun and money and added a new word to the Dolphins' vocabulary: win

18 A Baker's Dream Needs Dough
The Helms Hall of Fame, the largest sports museum in the world, is closed and threatened with eviction

22 ...And a Mighty Met Is He!
Keeping his stumbling team in the pennant race, New York's Bud Harrelson looks like a wraith but plays like a tiger

28 Belly Up to the Bar, Boys
The superheavyweight weight lifters waddle toward Ohio, where the world championship takes place this month

34 You Win! You're Fired!
George Allen has the second-best record of any NFL coach, but even a Super Bowl appearance might not save his job

60 The Big Daddy of Sport
Old H.L., founder of the Hunt fortune, looks on bemusedly as his sons invest fortunes in fun

The departments

10 Scorecard
42 People
44 Baseball's Week
50 Tennis
54 Golf
56 Swimming
73 For the Record
74 19th Hole

Credits on page 73

Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.


Next week

College Football begins a new decade, and Dan Jenkins discusses speculation that campus disturbances may spill over onto the gridiron. There follows a color portfolio of a vintage year's top quarterbacks and a study of the best of them all, Archie Manning of Ole Miss, by William F. Reed. Then the always controversial selection of the Top 20 teams in the nation, with scouting reports on these as well as the leading conferences, independents and small colleges. Plus full coverage of the news and all our usual features.