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CONTENTS

May 15, 1978
May 15, 1978

Table of Contents
May 15, 1978

The Derby
3,000
Mark Roth
Baseball
Hockey
Pro Football
Swimming
Billiards
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

CONTENTS

Reaffirmation at Churchill Downs 18
Reasserting his dominance over rival Alydar, Affirmed withstood the Calumet colt's surge in the stretch to win the Derby
by William Leggett

This is an article from the May 15, 1978 issue

Same Old Philadelphia Story 24
The Sixers were crumbling in the playoffs again, but this time it was the Bullets who were wrecking their title hopes
by John Papanek

Past 3,000 and Still Counting 26
With a solid single to left, Pete Rose became baseball's 13th 3,000-hit man. Now he's off in pursuit of Musial and Aaron
by Ron Fimrite

Look Out for the Manhole Cover 38
Notre Dame's hazardous bookstore basketball tournament drew 256 teams, most of which shall remain nameless
by Rick Telander

What Roth's Wrath Hath Wrought 42
By shrieking and stomping and clobbering pillows and sunbeams, Mark Roth has become the best bowler in the world
by Herman Weiskopf

The Ghost of Indy's Past 82
Every year during qualifying for the 500, Jim Hurtubise and his outmoded racer recall the days when the small could be mighty
by Kim Chapin

The Departments

Scorecard 13
Baseball 52
Hockey 60
Pro Football 66
Swimming 72
Billiards 78
For the Record 99
19th Hole 100

Credits on page 99

Cover photograph by Jerry Cooke

Next Week

Danny go-fast is Danny Ongais' nickname, and when qualifying begins for the Indianapolis 500, A.J., Al and Bobby, Wee Gordy, Lonestar J.R., Mario and Tom will be at the Speedway to challenge him for the pole position. Sam Moses reports.

The game goes on now that Kenya has outlawed hunting and the sale of trophies. Undertaking a survey with a former professional hunter, Robert F. Jones finds that with the exception of rhinos and big-tusked elephants, the wildlife is teeming.