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March 5, 1973 Table Of Contents

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Footloose

Why climb Specimen Mountain? Because of all the other things that are there

By Kent Dannen

Yesterday

Look out on the Track! It's Supersquire!

There was nothing mild-mannered about George Osbaldeston, and he came along 100 years before phone booths, but some of his feats would have turned Clark Kent green

By J. A. Maxtone Graham

Superstars

YOU GOT TO HAVE A GIMMICK

To boost the sales of oil filters and Florida homesites, 10 real Superstars valiantly competed in a not-so-real decathlon. The results were more ridiculous than sublime

By Dan Levin

LEE RETURNS TO AX A FORREST

After a series of lackluster performances in the West that had his fans wondering what was wrong, Lee Trevino went to Florida, borrowed himself a set of sticks and cut down young Forrest Fezler

By Barry McDermott

POOR PERRY PASSED THE BUCK

His millionaire owner considered Crusading a flop and, in truth, he could not get around a track—until he was sold for $1. Now he's a whiz

By Whitney Tower

All Around

UP AND DOWN AND ALL AROUND

Albuquerque was a one-balloon town. Then they had a contest and 128 of them came bob, bob, bobbing along

By Coles Phinizy

This Is It

THIS IS IT, FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE

After 14 long years she is tired of it all, but with prayerful thought little Janet Lynn has trained to a keen edge and approaches the world championship full of religious fervor

By William Johnson

Dream Course

GOING RACING ALONG A DREAM ROAD

Somewhere in the world there is the right plot of land and the proper pile of money to build a road-racing circuit that is perfect for cars and drivers and, not least, for spectators. Then what better architect could be found than that lucid, imaginative charger, Jackie Stewart? It is from his blueprints that the model pictured on these pages has sprung. A dream, true, but Stewart's production says much about what racing is today, and could become in the future.

By Jackie Stewart

Skiing

Slushing through Dixie

Agreed, Beech Mountain is not exactly an Alp, but a few blasts from the big North Carolina snowmaking guns mean the race will go on

By Gwilym S. Brown

College Basketball

Big break for The Big Bunch

By Curry Kirkpatrick

THE WEEK

By Kent Hannon

Pro Basketball

It hurts when they aren't the best

When they are healthy the Lakers are a superb team—regardless of what record Chamberlain happens to be trying for. But with both West and Hairston injured, they can run into trouble, as they did last week

By Peter Carry

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 19-26

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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