April 29, 1974
April 29, 1974

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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


Ginny Byrd, a senior on the Muldrow (Okla.) High girls' basketball team, was the NOAA Conference scoring leader with a 29.9 average and shared the league's outstanding forward title. With 39 points in each of the last six games, her career total was 2,043.

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Kiyoshi Kato, 46, of Honolulu, and Beryl Henshaw, 59, of Connoquenessing, Pa, gave the American Bowling Congress its first two 300 games on consecutive days at the 71st Annual Tournament in Indianapolis. Henshaw, a 174-average bowler competing in his first ABC tournament, rolled his perfect score in a doubles event, marking up a 622 series on games of 151, 300 and 171. The next day Kato registered his 300, also in doubles, and finished with two games of 149 for a 598 series. Two perfect games in one tournament have occurred only four times in ABC history.

Bart Conner, a sophomore at Niles West High in Skokie, Ill., won the state high school all-round gymnastic title with an 8.59 average, placing in the top five in every required event except the horizontal bar and winning the parallel bars for the second year.

Lori Kosten, of Memphis, became the youngest player, at eight years old, ever to win the Tennessee State 10-and-under Open and Closed tennis championship at Nashville. She also captured both the Southwest Juniors and Memphis City titles in her age group.

Bobby Baity, 10, a guard for the Marion (Ind.) Pal Club, led the Junior Pro Basketball League in scoring with an average of 27.2 points per game and took his Stewards to the championship with 34 points on 15 of 21 field goals and four of five free throws.