March 19, 1973
March 19, 1973

Table of Contents
March 19, 1973

Russian Pixie
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


24 Hello to a Russian Pixie
Star attraction on the touring Soviet women's gymnast team is tiny Olga Korbut, of Olympic tears and triumph

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28 Now Playing Right, Manny Sanguillen
Pittsburgh still has the bats, even with Roberto Clemente gone. The problem is finding someone to catch the ball

30 Down to the Sweet Sixteen
And on the way to the even sweeter four go the survivors of the college basketball season

40 Highlining with the Soakers of Socorro
Schools of thought varied among the 26 anglers aboard the "Q 105," but schools offish brought them together

52 My Ticket to the Tour
You need a players' card if you want to compete against a Nicklaus or a Trevino. Jim Simons tells how he earned his

75 Another Annuity for Two Old Aussies
Ken Rosewall and Roy Emerson hobbled up to Hartford, Conn. and won the World Cup for Australia

98 Adventure of the Aspiring Athlete
Conan Doyle was a first-rate sportsman, more interested in playing cricket than in writing about Sherlock Holmes

The departments

21 Scorecard
70 People
75 Tennis
81 Pro Basketball
89 Horse Racing
95 Wrestling
119 For the Record
120 19th Hole

Credits on page 119

Cover photograph by Jerry Cooke


Next week

To the battlements go college basketball's best in the struggle for the last four places in the NCAA tournament. Barry McDermott reports on the games that lead to St. Louis.

In the depths is where Canada's hockey heritage was until its team, in the final moment of an epic series, found redemption in Moscow. Goalie Ken Dryden opens his diary.

Riding high and often headed for a fall, the world's finest steeplechasers assault the towering hedges of England's Aintree every spring. A chronicle of the riders' ups and downs.