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May 21, 1973 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

Can you do better than 'The Best of Sports Illustrated'? Not very easily

By George Frazier

Ms. Match

MOTHER'S DAY Ms. MATCH

The Battle of the Sexes was a debacle for the dame as Bobby Riggs used his cuts and twists and turns of phrase to give poor Margaret Court the runaround in the great hustle at Ramona

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Old Man Indy

THE DEADLY WRATH OF OLD MAN INDY

Like an ogre guarding a mountaintop, the Speedway again summoned up its fearsome tricks to stand off racing's newest assault on 200 mph—this time snuffing out a driver's life in the process

By Robert F. Jones

NOW LET US RENDER UNTO CESAR

And what is his, say The Lip and others, is a good chance for the hard-hitting Houston swiftie to be the equal of Willie Mays

By Ron Fimrite

Playoffs

WHERE THERE'S A WILLIS

...there's a way to win the NBA title, as the Knicks, leaning on a robust Reed, did, beating L.A.

By Peter Carry

Paradise

TO Hell With Paradise

This is the sentiment of James F. Mitchell, premier of the unspoiled Caribbean island of St. Vincent, who deems it inappropriate to talk of whispering trade winds where poverty shouts

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Chick Lang

MAN IN THE MIDDLE JEWEL

Chick Lang is in charge at Pimlico, where on Saturday the Preakness will be run, Johnny Unitas honored and a lacrosse game played

By Frank Deford

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

THE WEEK (May 6-12)

By Herman Weiskopf

Fishing

Yanking tile off the ocean floor

By Dan Levin

Bridge

It was anything but a Moysian fit

By Charles Goren

Hockey

Victory—and reckoning

Mastery of Chicago was sweet for Henri Richard and his Montreal teammates, but a time of turbulence lies ahead for all pro hockey

By Mark Mulvoy

Tennis

Riding the crest of a winning wave

With his victory in the World Championship Tennis finals in Dallas last week, formerly the private fishing grounds of Messrs. Rosewall and Laver, Stan Smith proved he has left his competition high and dry

By Gwilym S. Brown

Cricket

Making A Pitch for Cricket

In an essay on two cultures, a noted English novelist assesses some rugged similarities in our ball games, including the notion that a bumper at the Adam's apple rivals our stick-it-in-his-ear

By John Fowles

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 8-14

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Martin Kane

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD