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March 30, 1970 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

London's Ladbroke's will take wagers on anything, but most particularly on horses

By J. A. Maxtone Graham

Yesterday/Blood Brother

Blood Brother to Six Sioux of Saskatchewan

Scouted by a drinker of lemon extract and signed as a shortstop by the Indians of Fort Qu'Appelle, this part-time mink rancher starred briefly as a pitcher until a thunderstorm struck him out

By Ezra Bowen

Mystique

VICTORY BY MYSTIQUE

That special aura of success surrounding UCLA basketball—the achievement of John Wooden—surely did not hinder the Bruins at College Park, but the champions earned their glory and their title

By Joe Jares

TRIUMPH FOR GOOD FORM

While UCLA was psyching out the NCAA and Marquette was sewing up the NIT, a game between Las Vegas show girls and some airline stewardollies gave basketball a new shape—and a lot bigger gate

Pistol Pete

THE UPSTAGING OF PISTOL PETE

Showtime with Pete Maravich came to Madison Square Garden and New Yorkers loved it, but Marquette brought in a star performer of its own—a local boy at that—and easily won the NIT tournament

By William F. Reed

SKY-HIGH SKIING IN THE BUGABOOS

Gooey Sickness

A GOOEY SICKNESS SMEARS THE GULF

In the wake of a blazing well, spilling oil menaces the Louisiana coast; only the north wind has saved the land

By Pat Ryan

People

PEOPLE

Motor Sports

A Sebring of feet and feats

Leadfoot Mario Andretti hopped from a failing Ferrari into a live one and beat the Porsche of brokenfoot Steve McQueen by mere seconds

By Robert F. Jones

Baseball

Out! Short to yellow to red

With superior players, a quietly capable manager and a new color scheme, the Athletics this year hope to draw some spectators for a change

By Roy Blount

Boating

When the wind comes up, the doctor is absent

One of the world's worst cases of sailing fever has made Stuart Walker, M.D. a small-boat skipper of wide renown. Walker is a man of such tenacity that he has been known to keep racing even when dismasted

By Hugh D. Whall

Hap i nes

Hap i nes Afloat on the Sea of Cortez

Oh, there were a few sleepless hours from the bawling sea lions and screaming gulls, and the plumbing was awry, but there were plenty of big fish and only one tarantula

By Jonathan Rhoades

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Creamer

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