1973 Sporting News

(45 Issues)
Autographed TSN covers are in red

Date Player Title / Subtitle
January 6, 1973 Charlie O. Finley The Sporting News Man Of The Year
January 13, 1973 (football sketch) 1973 Super Bowl / NFL All-Star Selections
January 20, 1973 Jean-Paul Parise Minnesota North Star's Comet / Unsung Heros Of The NFL
January 27, 1973 Spencer Haywood Seattle's Sonic Boomer
February 3, 1973 Zelmo Beaty Utah Star's Mr. Big / ABA All-Star Selection
February 10, 1973 Mickey Redmond Red Wing's Scoring Wizard / Hall of Famer Warren Spahn
February 17, 1973 (UCLA B-Ball Team) UCLA's Invincible Bruins / NFL Selections in College Draft
February 24, 1973 George McGinnis Indiana Pacer's ABA Bomber / Byron Nelson Rates Golfers
March 3, 1973 Rollie Fingers A's Daffy Daydreamer / Major League Spring Training
March 10, 1973 Bobby Clarke Philadelphia's High Flyer
March 17, 1973 John Wooden, Bill Walton UCLA's Wooden, Walton - Top Honors / All-America Cage Team
March 24, 1973 Nate Archibald NBA's Player Of The Year / NBA All-Star Selections
March 31, 1973 Billy Cunningham ABA's Player Of The Year / Durocher - Lip Unzipped
April 7, 1973 Jack Nicklaus '73 Masters King? / Wooden's Wonders Win It All Again
April 14, 1973 Steve Carlton Play Ball! Steve Carlton - Super Encore? / Special Issue Season Opener
April 21, 1973 Phil Esposito NHL's Player Of The Year / Stan Musial - Still The Most
April 28, 1973 Chris Speier San Francisco's Budding Star / Lecture Burns Athletics Ears
May 5, 1973 Nolan Ryan Fireball King / Can Derby Rivals Catch Secretariat?
May 12, 1973 Fred Patek, Cookie Rojas Kansas City's Sharp DP Duo / American League Player Rosters
May 19, 1973 Joe Morgan Cincy Swifty / NFL Teams' 1973 Schedules
May 26, 1973 (unknown) The Indy 500 - A Record Run?
June 2, 1973 Wilbur Wood Untiring Ace - White Sox' Wilbur Wood / Drug Abuse in Pro Football
June 9, 1973 Joe Ferguson Power-Plus - L.A.'s Joe Ferguson / Padres Headed For Washington
June 16, 1973 Joe Coleman Detroit's Mr. Cool / U.S. Open Preview
June 23, 1973 Ron Santo Cub's Cannon / Braves Almost Lost Aaron
June 30, 1973 Ron Blomberg Sizzling Bat - Yankees Ron Blomberg / Brewers Move At Heady Pace
July 7, 1973 Bobby Bonds San Francisco's Wise Investment / Is N.L. Cool To D.C. Move
July 14, 1973 John Mayberry Kansas City's Royal Flush / Loss Of Allen Blow to ChiSox
July 21, 1973 Bob Watson Houston's Swat King / Cosell, Bragan Infuriate Injuns
July 28, 1973 Pete Rose, Joe Morgan,
Johnny Bench
Cincy's Dream-Game Trio / The All-Stars
August 4, 1973 Bert Blyleven Dutch Treat - Minnesota's Bert Blyleven / Jim Otto Rips Phony Stars
August 11, 1973 Bobby Bonds Most Valuable All-Star / PGA Preview
August 18, 1973 Thurman Munson Plays For Keeps - The Yankees' Thurman Munson
August 25, 1973 (missing?)
September 1, 1973 Orlando Cepeda Detsructive DH
September 8, 1973 Darrell Evans Explosive Bat / Matuszak: Speed Plus Brawn
September 15, 1973 Coach Woody Hayes, Randy
Gradishar, John Hicks
College Football Preview / Hunter's Back - A's Zoom
September 22, 1973 Larry Csonka Pro Football Forecast / Hot Youngsters Lead Red Rise
September 29, 1973 Lou Brock Go-Power! Cardinals' Lou Brock / The Enigma of Bud Grant
October 6, 1973 Willie Mays Willie Mays Calls It a Day
October 13, 1973 Jim Palmer Baltimore's Jim Palmer - A Bird of Beauty / Previews of NFL, WHA, NBA, ABA
October 20, 1973 Catfish Hunter, Vida Blue,
Ken Holtzman
A's 20-Win Trio / World Series Issue
October 27, 1973 Jon Matlack Mets' Mr. Clutch / Bryant Recalls Fun Era
November 3, 1973 Mike Andrews Eye of The Storm? / The Zaniest World Series
December 29, 1973 Nick Buoniconti Firm Defender