April 19, 1971
April 19, 1971

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April 19, 1971

Curtain Up
  • This time the Milwaukee Bucks are going to win the championship of professional basketball: such is the contention of Lew Alcindor. He tells Jack Olsen even before the semifinal playoffs are completed that he is looking ahead to revenge against the Knicks, who beat Milwaukee four games to one last year. But with Oscar Robertson (below) alongside him, Alcindor argues that his Bucks are now the better team. Knick fans are entitled to hope he is just whistling past the graveyard

Platform Tennis
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Mark and Todd McCallister, 11-year-old identical twins of Deerfield, Ill., both broke the world age-group record of 5:13.4 for the mile run. Mark (right) was timed in 5:12.8 and Todd was one-tenth second behind in an exhibition race at Proviso West High School in Hillside, Ill. The boys have been training since kindergarten age with their father, Dick McCallister, former track and cross-country coach at Proviso West. Typically, they enter four meets a year: two indoors, two outdoors. They are 4'8" and 65 pounds each.

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Ron and Don Glass, age 18, identical twins of Lansing, Mich., completed the 1970-71 wrestling season at Waverly High School with 31-0 and 30-0 records, respectively. Ron (right) captured the State Class A title in the 126-pound division, Don the 132-pound. In three years of varsity competition the Glasses amassed 167 victories against 15 defeats, losing only four matches the last two years. They were undefeated in five consecutive tournaments. Ron was third, Don fourth at AAU Junior World in Bakersfield, Calif.

Harlan and Justin Stanley Jr., 22-year-old identical twins of Winnetka, Ill., swing mean collegiate rackets. Justin (left) captains the tennis and squash teams at Dartmouth College. Harlan the tennis and squash teams at Wesleyan University. Justin is the older, Harlan the taller (6'3" to his brother's 6'1"). They faced each other this year in an intercollegiate squash match for the first time, and Justin won in close games 15-11, 15-14, 15-10, as Dartmouth beat Wesleyan 9-0. They will not meet in intercollegiate tennis.