May 03, 1976
May 03, 1976

Table of Contents
May 3, 1976

First Fling
Clouts And Outs
The Derby
Cliff Diver
Part 3: Religion In Sport
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


14 First Fling at Montreal
Amid the masses at the Penn, Drake and Mt. SAC Relays, Olympic hopefuls stood out
by Pat Putnam

This is an article from the May 3, 1976 issue Original Layout

20 It's a Clout or an Out
Phillie Mike Schmidt and Met Dave Kingman are leading again in homers—-and whiffs
by Larry Keith

And Now the Derby

26 The bizarre could occur, writes William Leggett, when two hot horses hook up
28 Artist Bernard Fuchs portrays the day, and writer Ernest Havemann its dominion

36 But Don't Make Waves
Sam Hernandez thinks he's the world's top cliff diver, but can't prove it
by Sam Moses

42 Reaching for the Stars
The preachers to the pros are mod, their sermons stirring—especially on game days
by Frank Deford

80 Watching Their Steps
A group of world-class distance runners became guinea pigs in the name of science
by Kenny Moore

The Departments

11 Scorecard
63 Baseball
70 Hockey
76 Tennis
93 For the Record
94 19th Hole

Credits on page 93

Cover photograph by John Iacono


Next Week

A tactical gem is expected at the Kentucky Derby with Braulio Baeza on Honest Pleasure pitting wits against Angel Cordero on Bold Forbes over 1¼ miles. William Leggett reports the duel.

A complex man is bubbly Vic Braden, psychologist, teacher and stand-up comic. Frank Deford attends Braden's California tennis college and for his thesis profiles the iconoclastic professor.