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April 30, 1973 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

Riffling through a cardsharp's garden of Bicycles, Bees and Bulldog Squeezers

By James Morgan

Yesterday

The Madman of Everest

With no mountain-climbing experience, Maurice Wilson relied on yoga discipline and an antique airplane

By John Cottrell

Derby

PUTTING A NEW LIGHT ON THE DERBY

It was not just that Angle Light won the last major prep for the classic at Churchill Downs, but the fact that he upset the wondrous chestnut, Secretariat, who had been heralded as another Man o'War

By Whitney Tower

MEANWHILE BACK AT THE RANCHO

The Tournament of Champions became a tournament of old champions when Jack Nicklaus and Lee Trevino took the spa's waters like fish, but the new Masters champion, Tommy Aaron, took a bath

By Barry McDermott

Giants

THEY'RE NEITHER TOO OLD NOR TOO YOUNG

Although they played like 4-F's in 1972, the San Francisco Giants are off to a rousing start with two aged warriors and a robust youth corps led by a phenomenal shortstop

By Pat Putnam

Feuerbach

THE MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION

They said Al Feuerbach was too small to put the shot, but they neglected to measure his zeal

By Morton Sharnik

Now You Sail It; Now You Don't

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

So far so good so fast

The Phillies stirred two young arms into the rotation and while it may take a while to cook they're predicting full proof from the pudding

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK

By Jim Kaplan

Pro Basketball

They had them in stitches

But the playoff between Kentucky and Carolina was sure no laugher

By Peter Carry

Hockey

Flying blades, rising ire

As New York stumbled and Montreal struggled in Stanley Cup warfare, passions off the ice were becoming as heated as the action on it

By Mark Mulvoy

Jay-Ree!

Knock 'im out, Jay-ree!

And Jerry Clower does, too, flinging a cravin' on audiences with his outrageous football and coon huntin' and jus' down home stories. He's big in country humor and—hoo-eee, you better believe it—fertilizer

By Roy Blount Jr.

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 17-23

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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