April 29, 1974
April 29, 1974

Table of Contents
April 29, 1974

Big Fish
  • As the star of the Chicago White Sox and the best-paid player in baseball, Dick Allen is a magnetic celebrity, but life in a fishbowl displeases him. Through last weekend his team had played 13 games and won but four, and the bristling Allen, batting below .200, was behaving like an endangered species. Still, he had an adoring manager and praising teammates

  • The nation's best college tennis team crushed its downstate rivals, USC and UCLA, in back-to-back matches last week as the traditional scoring method was abandoned in favor of the modern "no ad"

  • By Peter Carry

    The Nets whirled down on a team beset by spring fever and foul weather and blew them right out of the ABA Eastern playoffs

One For Money
Bruce Hardy
Into The Pool
Horse Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


18 Big Fish in Turbulent Waters
Displeased by the fishbowl aspects of his life, superstar Dick Allen turns a cold stare on the outside world

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22 No Advantage Facing Stanford
The nation's best college tennis team crushes its downstate rivals, USC and UCLA, in back-to-back matches

24 Dr. J and Whopper Shell Kentucky
The Nets whirled down on a team beset by spring fever and foul weather and blew them out of the ABA playoffs

26 One for the Money, Two for Show
When Jo Ann Prentice won a three-way playoff, she got $32,000, largest purse in the history of women's golf

32 Bruce Hardy, All American Boy
The name might have come from a cereal box but the fame comes from his starring in three sports

38 A Seal and a Spitz Named Mark
Swimming's Hall of Fame was floundering until Buck Dawson came up with his own brand of ballyhoo

80 The Sun Shines Bright
The rich memories of Kentucky Derby oldtimers rise above the hoopla that all but smothers the famous race

The departments

13 Scorecard
56 Bridge
59 People
60 Baseball
65 Boating
71 Fishing
74 Hockey
78 Horse Racing
95 For the Record
98 19th Hole

Credits on page 95

Cover photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier


Next week

Brawling on in their Stanley Cup alley fight with New York, the Philadelphia Flyers raise lumps here, hackles there, as Chicago and Boston wage another war. By Mark Mulvoy.

King of the road on his two wheels is motorcycling's Kenny Roberts, 22, the youngest national champion ever in a bitterly competitive sport. A profile by Sam Moses.

Redheads with some help from henna, they are the best women's basketball team in the country. William Johnson and Nancy Williamson report on the endless tour in Big Whitey.