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April 19, 1971
- By Roy Blount Jr.
The Thoroughly Modern Phillies, the red-hosed White Sox, orange Astros and lower-cased Angels were just some of the changes as baseball splashed into 1971 on a wave of color and innovation
This time the Milwaukee Bucks are going to win the championship of professional basketball: such is the contention of Lew Alcindor. He tells Jack Olsen even before the semifinal playoffs are completed that he is looking ahead to revenge against the Knicks, who beat Milwaukee four games to one last year. But with Oscar Robertson (below) alongside him, Alcindor argues that his Bucks are now the better team. Knick fans are entitled to hope he is just whistling past the graveyard
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- By Gwilym S. Brown
Eastern suburbanites still rule the game, but now courts are springing up all over the country, and Western natives are growing restless