May 5, 1975 Table Of Contents - Sports Illustrated Vault | SI.com
Publish date:

May 5, 1975 Table Of Contents

Author:
42819 - TOC Cover Image

Buy the Cover

Browse the Magazine

Shopwalk

HE NEVER GAMBLED FOR THE GREEN BUT PUT HIS STAMP ON TWO PROFESSIONS

By Pat Jordan

Booktalk

BUDDY RINGS A BELL—A SECOND LOOK AT THE FIRST BASEBALL AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By Jonathan Yardley

Jackpot

JACKPOT FOR JIMBO

The noisome ballyhoo behind them, Jimmy Connors and John Newcombe got down to trading whacks at Las Vegas. Three hours later Connors strode off the court still No. 1 and $500,000 richer

By Joe Jares

IT MIGHT AS WELL BE FALL

WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM HIS FRIENDS

The goalposts, that is, which deflected many a shot as Chico Resch sparked the Islanders to an amazin' comeback

By Mark Mulvoy

Coming Up

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES

Saturday is Derby Day, and the field gathering at Churchill Downs is blooming with fine young colts, any one of whom could burst through to win

By Whitney Tower

Up From Nowhere

TEARING HIS WAY UP FROM NOWHERE

Houston McTear, an 18-year-old sprinter from the backwoods of Florida, has run the 100 in 9.3 six times, has beaten the Russians and has his eye on the Olympics

By Ron Reid

New Shooting Match

it's a whole new shooting match

By Herman Weiskopf

Wee Prix

FLAT OUT IN A WEE GRAND PRIX

Tiny cars are careening through twisty circuits at a dollar a lap in a fast new race-it-yourself game

By Coles Phinizy

TV/Radio

DECLINE OF A BRAVE NEW WORLD

By William Leggett

Golf

The low-key, high-stakes invitational

While Jack, Johnny and the boys were sampling La Costa's charms, Al Geiberger was bagging birdies

By Dan Jenkins

Track & Field

In Philly the pace was blistering

Especially for Tony Waldrop, who lost his shoe in the mile

By Ron Reid

Dogs

They really smell a rat

As a test of their mettle, terriers are scored on how fast they get at a pair of caged rats, and on the rumpus they raise going down the drain

By Robert H. Boyle

Baseball

Kid whiz hefts Hub halo

And it's looking better every day as Fred Lynn, 23—line-drive belter, surehanded outfielder—auditions as Boston Red Sox savior, 1975 style

By Joy Blount Jr.

THE WEEK (April 20-26)

By Jim Kaplan

Pro Basketball

Going forward all the way

The Pacers' young front line took them to a surprising playoff lead

By Barry McDermott

Wild Horse Annie

WILD WEST SHOWDOWN

A determined lady called Wild Horse Annie and her gang of school kids have valiantly risen to the defense of the beleaguered mustang

By Herman Weiskopf

For The Record

A roundup of the week April 21-27

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

SCORECARD

Edited by Sarah Pileggi

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD