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May 10, 1971 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

Red Barber's memoirs take us behind the sports microphone, but not very far

By Joel Siegel

Yesterday

They Kicked Off the Cold War

The 1945 British—U.S.S.R. soccer matches were meant to generate goodwill. They came out like Pearl Harbor

By Geoffrey Bocca

Missing Data

MISSING DATA UNAVAILABLE

This splendid redundancy was all that past performance charts had to say about the last three races of Venezuela's Canonero II, who made America's classic contenders look like Percherons as he rounded a jampacked field to score a stunning upset in the Kentucky Derby

By Whitney Tower

Choosy Doozy

REAL CHOOSY ABOUT THE DOOZY

A world-record bid of $66,000 failed to buy a succulent Duesenberg, but champagne-sipping old-car shoppers at a Pennsylvania auction thawed the recession freeze by ponying up more than $300,000

By Robert F. Jones

Only One Hand

Hey, Look, Ma! Only One Hand

Lew and Oscar made it seem easy, as the Bucks breezed to the NBA title. Who will ever stop them now?

By Peter Carry

Superjack

NO BIRD, NO PLANE, JUST SUPERJACK

As president of the Amateur Athletic Union, Jack Kelly is determined to leap tall traditions in a single bound

By John Underwood

Coaches

Only The Game Has Changed

A Chance to Stay in a Young Man's Game

By Roy Blount Jr.

Baseball

Two beeps, a cloud of dust

Atlanta's Ralph Garr, called Road Runner II, is probably the world's first licensed nickname. He is also leading the majors in hitting

By Don Delliquanti

THE WEEK

By Ron Fimrite

Hockey

North Stars are the greatest

All right, so they lost. But they gave Montreal a bad scare

By Mark Mulvoy

Bridge

One ace to trump in Taiwan

By Charles Goren

Pro Football

This spring isn't very green

Four minor league teams in Texas are playing when nobody else is, and although history is being made, the same can't be said about money

By Tex Maule

Festivals

OF ARMS AND THE MEN WE SING

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 Frank Deford

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