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May 7, 1973 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

Court tennis, anyone? It won't be easy, but try to get hold of 'Pierre's Book'

By Roy Blount Jr.

Seventh Heaven

IN SEVEN, AS IN HEAVEN

The exultant Knicks knocked off the Celtics in the last game of their playoff series to go into the finals against Los Angeles

By Peter Carry

OFF THE BIKE AND INTO THE BOX

Baseball's designated hitters are not all sound of limb, but they are giving the game more punch than it has had

By William Leggett

THE WON AND LOST WEEKEND

Attempting a unique double, the Bowling Green four-mile relay team came in first at Drake but finished second, alas, at Penn 23 hours later

By Ron Reid

Little Big Man

LITTLE BIG MAN OF THE BLACK HAWKS

A heavy burden rests on diminutive Pat Stapleton's shoulders—a chip, too—as the Chicago defenseman skates against Montreal

By Mark Mulvoy

Arms And Men

OF ARMS AND MEN THEY SING

On the bleak horizon stood men with guns, figures who felt a poetry in their weapons and who had come to test themselves. It was a killing course. Before they left, one man would be shot

By Mark Kram

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Yes, they do love May in May

By Roy Blount Jr.

THE WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Horseracing

The critic's choice

By Whitney Tower

Bridge

Computers make poor partners

By Charles Goren

Fishing

Burning one's bridges to the past

He awaited retirement eagerly, a time to fish and feel the sun, but when it came, the old man on the highway span was sadly disillusioned

By Charles Willeford

Design For Sport

Shall we gather at the squash courts?

Once the old walls rang to the sound of hymns. But since a band of businessmen bought the church and converted it, there is a new sense of athletic mission. And, Lord knows, it's good for them

By Brock Yates

Soccer

Quick, somebody, a Pelé

By Gwilym S. Brown

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 24-30

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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