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May 28, 1973 Table Of Contents

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Booktalk

The Fancy may convince you that sport isn't what it used to be—thank goodness

By Roy Blount Jr.

Yesterday/Mudville

More Trouble in Mudville

In 1926, with a scandal threatening, Kenesaw Mountain Landis tried to force Ty Cobb and Tris Speaker to retire

By Leonard Shecter

Thunder

THUNDER ON THE BAY

Biscayne's waters shivered to the opening of the unlimited-hydroplane racing season as a new winged marauder called 'Pay 'n Pak' awed and eventually overcame Bill Muncey, the suffering 1972 champion

By Dan Levin

...AND A HUSKY ROAR AT THE RESERVOIR

By Hugh D. Whall

Preakness

FLYING HIGH AND HEADING FOR FAME

In a mood to rout any opposition, Secretariat rolled around the field to win a memorable Preakness. At his next stop, a crown awaits

By Whitney Tower

WATCHING A DIFFERENT RACE

By Mark Kram

Tortured Road

A TORTURED ROAD TO 715

As Henry Aaron swings toward a magic number he must face both the ghost of Ruth and racist reality

By William Leggett

THE RACER BOYS AND BUBBLES GO TO INDY

Earth Saver

AN EARTH-SAVING BULLDOZER THAT RUNS ON MONEY

Richard Pough, a true ward of Mother Nature, is as tough—and well organized—as the old lady herself

By Robert H. Boyle

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

THE WEEK (May 13-19)

By Herman Weiskopf

Jai Alai

Serving up a Yank like a Basque

By Pat Putnam

Bridge

Some tricky business on the campus

By Charles Goren

Track

Pre's last Duck-waddle

UCLA won the Pac-8 meet and Steve Prefontaine ended his college career at Eugene, Ore. with home folks cheering and a love affair intact

By Ron Reid

Harness Racing

Brets gave them all a message

By Pat Putnam

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 15-21

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

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