May 01, 1972
May 01, 1972

Table of Contents
May 1, 1972

NBA Playoffs
Horse Racing
Decent Bloke
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


18 The Boys of Spring
And perhaps summer and fall, too. The alert Los Angeles Dodgers get off to a running start

This is an article from the May 1, 1972 issue

22 One Stick Rebuilds a Dynasty
Lacrosseman Jack Thomas leads Hopkins to victory over Army—and back to its former high ranking

24 Goodby, Chi, Hello (Gulp), Hub
New York hockey fans are jubilant over a blitz of Chicago but nervous about their next Stanley Cup foe

26 Back at the Other Game...
While everybody watched the Lakers win the West, the East produced a deceptive challenger in the Knicks

34 When the Sun Shines Bright
Come Derby Day, Louisville is all freewheelers and rowdy spirit. An artist's rendering in script and sketch

40 A Champion Fated Not to Reign
In the concluding installment of his intimate story Jackie Stewart reflects on the death of his friend, Jochen Rindt

80 Just a Decent Bloke
This is an apt description of Ken Rosewall off court, but put a racket in his hand and he'll clobber a cobber

The departments

13 Scorecard
56 People
59 Baseball's Week
62 Pro Football
68 Horse Racing
74 Golf
77 Mountaineering
93 For the Record
94 19th Hole

Credits on page 93

Cover photograph by Herb Scharfman


Next week

East is east and west is west, but eventually the twain will meet—in the Kentucky Derby, where the colts gather from around the land. Whitney Tower previews the big race.

A maker of men, of successful pitchers and Managers of the Year, Johnny Sain wins the esteem of those he teaches but in the process he often loses his coaching job.

In the long run the marathon is no bed of roses, but in Japan Kenny Moore discovers that a little concentration on chrysanthemums soothes the mind, if not the feet.