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April 19, 1971 Table Of Contents

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Masters

THERE WENT THE SLAM

A tall Texan named Charles Coody refused to bow to pressure, fame or youth at the Masters tournament and came away with a glittering victory that ended Jack Nicklaus' hopes of sweeping golf's major titles

By Dan Jenkins

THIS IS ORR COUNTRY—ORR IS IT?

Boston's superstar was alternately hero and goat as the Bruins engaged the Montreal Canadiens in a furious Stanley Cup series

By Mark Mulvoy

Right—Where?

I GOT THE HORSE RIGHT—WHERE?

A wonderful madness was born when the big city became everybody's bookie: off-track betting ran a gauntlet of friends, enemies, potential lawsuits—and you can wager that the race isn't over yet

By Pat Putnam

Curtain Up

CURTAIN UP ON A MOD NEW ACT

The Thoroughly Modern Phillies, the red-hosed White Sox, orange Astros and lower-cased Angels were just some of the changes as baseball splashed into 1971 on a wave of color and innovation

By Roy Blount Jr.

Portrait in Powder

Alcindor

WE'VE GOT TO SPREAD A LITTLE ANARCHY

This time the Milwaukee Bucks are going to win the championship of professional basketball: such is the contention of Lew Alcindor. He tells Jack Olsen even before the semifinal playoffs are completed that he is looking ahead to revenge against the Knicks, who beat Milwaukee four games to one last year. But with Oscar Robertson (below) alongside him, Alcindor argues that his Bucks are now the better team. Knick fans are entitled to hope he is just whistling past the graveyard

Pubs

AND A MERRIE OLDE PINT FOR THEE

By Pamela Knight

People

PEOPLE

Platform Tennis

Paddle is no longer piddling

Eastern suburbanites still rule the game, but now courts are springing up all over the country, and Western natives are growing restless

By Gwilym S. Brown

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 Martin Kane

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