September 21, 1969

Booktalk
Yesterday
King Jackie
HAIL TO KING JACKIE!
Scotland's Jackie Stewart seized the Italian Grand Prix and so became the world champion and mod god of auto racing, over which he reigns in some splendor
Bombs
TOSSING BOMBS INTO THE HOOPS
Only weeks before the players will start shooting, the American Basketball Association declares open war to force a quick merger with the NBA. Now there may be as much action in court as on the courts
Pro Football 1969
AFL EAST
The best (New York) is better, and the second best (Houston) is more better, but the Oilers still aren't in a class with the Jets, of whom the classiest are W. White Shoes and Mathews Snell.
AFL WEST
Kansas City, Oakland and San Diego are like three lobsters in a trap—only one can survive. If the Chiefs avoid the injuries which devastated them last year, they'll be that one.
NFL COASTAL
Love, hate and talent contribute to making a football team, but talent contributes most, and with the Colts, Rams and 49er's the Coastal has all kinds of talent. Pity the Falcons.
NFL CENTURY
The Cardinals are coming, tra la, tra la—in football. Big on running backs and helped by a little safety and a quarterback with a better head than arm, St. Louis is out to depose Cleveland.
NFL CAPITOL
By almost every measuring device, the Dallas Cowboys are a shoo-in to win the division. The only question is: are they still waiting for the arrival of that streetcar named desire?
Pro Football
NFL CENTRAL
Defense is still ahead of offense in the Black and Blue Division, and when they've sorted out the fallen bodies, the team with the least weak offense should be on top. Yes, Green Bay.
People
Horse Racing
'Won't somebody help me buy this horse?'
That was the piteous cry of Don Le Vine, who fell in love with a chestnut colt that had lost its first three races by 51 lengths. Now Don and his two partners have five times their money back and a Kentucky Derby hopeful
Bridge
College Football
For The Record
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Departments