A Letter From The Publisher, Oct. 22, 1973

This week, for a change, this space is devoted to news from another Time Inc. publication. I would like to salute Andre Laguerre, who will be giving up the managing editor's post at SPORTS ILLUSTRATED next February; by that time, he will have been on the job for almost 14 years, longer than any other past or present M.E. at Time Inc. Under Laguerre's leadership SI's circulation has risen steadily from 900,000 to 2,250,000, ad revenues have more than tripled, and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED has established itself as the most literate and graphically sophisticated sports magazine anywhere.

Bilingual by virtue of his French...

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