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March 11, 1974 Table Of Contents

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A Little Child

AND A LITTLE CHILD SHALL LEAD THEM

He looked like a high school kid among the renowned Superstars, but Kyle Rote Jr., his Bible at the ready, beat them all

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Miller

THIS MILLER ADMITS HE'S A GRIND

Championing the causes of big-league ballplayers and little old ladies leaves Marvin Miller no time to sit down at the piano

By Robert H. Boyle

Agony

THE AGONY AND DRIP-DRY ECSTASY

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Alston

STRONG, SILENT, ENDURING

But is Walter Alston a superior manager? Is he a seer or merely at sea? As the Dodger perennial begins his 21st season, opinion among his past and present players is sharply divided

By Pat Jordan

People

PEOPLE

By Harold Peterson

College Basketball

Just enough high Cards

In the Mo-Val showdown, Louisville barely stopped bumptious Bradley

By Barry McDermott

THE WEEK

By Joe Marshall

Horse Racing

Racetrack run by a mule

Sam Davis maintains he acquired the stubborn qualities of the animals on his family farm, and they have helped him succeed at Florida Downs

By William Leggett

Track & Field

Big problems for Little F

Francie Larrieu had world records to break, the AAU to fight, a Russian rival to keep an eye on—and a comic tendency to trip and fall down

By Pat Putnam

Bridge

Charity, certainly—but mercy? Never!

By Charles Goren

For The Record

A roundup of the week Feb. 25-March 3

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Andrew Crichton

Superdad Skates Up A Storm

The hockey played by Gordie Howe at 45 has lost little since the majestic, intimidating years in which he won NHL glory—witness the way the Houston Aero warrior has risen to the top of the WHA

By Mark Mulvoy

NEW BIG E FOR A BIG NEW EYE

Bullet fans love Elvin Hayes these days and, neatly enough, they now can watch him do his thing twice

By Peter Carry

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD