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Backyard Safari
The Thrill of the Safari in my Backyard
The doctor, rhyming his report, advised this chap to take up sport. Our hero, paunchy but astute, picked up a BB gun to shoot. Helped by his fierce Chihuahua dog, he swigged his gin and bagged his frog
Twins
EVERYBODY PICK UP A DRUM
Sixth last year, the Minnesota Twins have become the first-place darlings of the upper Midwest, arousing cheerful hopes and sudden fear as both good breaks and bad come their way by the hatful
Texas Triumph
TEXAS TEENERS STRIKE BACK
Riled by Pennsylvania gibes after losing last year in the country's roughest, toughest high school football game, Texans retaliated with the swiftest baby beef west of the Sabine—and got rewarding revenge
Arnold Palmer
DIARY OF A CAREER IN TURMOIL
Texan Dave Marr was a dramatic and surprising winner of the PGA Championship last week as he outlasted both Billy Casper and Jack Nicklaus in a furious stretch duel. Wavering just slightly, Marr earned his first major tournament by dribbling home a birdie and two clutch putts for pars on the final four holes to wind up two strokes ahead and $25,000 richer with a 72-hole score of 280. But while it was the biggest day of Marr's life, it was one of the worst for Arnold Palmer. A winner only once in the last 15 months, Palmer in this critical week of his golf life was beset by penalties, important people and confusion, and there were many who wondered if his remarkable reign was over
Sporting Look
People
Skiing
Much too much snow for Portillo
This was to have been the most festive week that Portillo, Chile had ever seen. But five feet of new snow a day and a tragic avalanche canceled Portillo's first ski carnival and threatened its 1966 F.I.S. competition
The Old Men
THE OLD MEN OF THE SEA
San Diego's Glenn Orr and some briny pals pioneered sport diving in America, opening the sea to today's flippered hordes. Aging but toughly agile, they can still outplunge nearly everyone else
Baseball's Week
For The Record
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
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