20 You Got To Have a Gimmick
To promote the sale of oil filters and homesites, 10 Superstars vie to be Supereststars
24 Lee Returns To Ax a Forrest
Swinging away with borrowed clubs, Trevino wins the Jackie Gleason by cutting down Forrest Fezler
26 Poor Perry Passed the Buck
A year ago a millionaire unloaded a gimpy, unraced horse for $1 to a vet. Result: a West Coast wonder
28 Up and Down and All Around
Albuquerque was strictly a one-balloon town. Then 128 of them came bob, bob, bobbing along
March 5, 1973
36 This Is It, for Heaven's Sake
Janet Lynn heads for the world figure skating championship filled with religious fervor
44 Racing Along a Dream Road
Is there somewhere the right plot of land and the right pile of money for Jackie's perfect circuit?
66 An Ethic of Work and Play
In his new Broadway hit, Dramatist David Storey argues that sport and life are best at their extremes
55 College Basketball
63 Pro Basketball
85 For the Record
86 19th Hole
Credits on page 85
Cover photograph by John Haynes
Fact and fiction flourish in spring training every year. For fact, we offer a rundown on the Chicago White Sox. For fiction, Novelist Philip Roth's star rookie, Gil Gamesh.
With fame already in hand, Chris Evert starts on the road to fortune as she plays for the first cash she can keep in a $50,000 tournament in Fort Lauderdale. Joe Jares reports.
The upside-down world of aerobatics is the milieu of mild-mannered flier Mary Gaffaney. Free spirit Coles Phinizy follows her career through its loopy course to the very top.