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19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER
Edited by Gay Flood
January 30, 1978
BATHING BEAUTIESSir:Congratulations on one of your finest issues (Jan. 16). Sooper Dooper was one of the best football articles I have ever read and made me glad to be a baseball fan. Joe Marshall's Super Bowl preview (The Orange Is Doomed To Be Crushed) was thoroughly enlightening and, being a fan of Atlanta teams. I felt right at home with Princeton's 1-22 hockey team (Practice Didn't Make Perfect). To top it off. you gave us bathing suits—and girls (Brazil Is Really Perking). Bravo!JOHN A. BOWERS JR. Tallahassee, Fla.
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January 30, 1978

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

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BATHING BEAUTIES
Sir:
Congratulations on one of your finest issues (Jan. 16). Sooper Dooper was one of the best football articles I have ever read and made me glad to be a baseball fan. Joe Marshall's Super Bowl preview (The Orange Is Doomed To Be Crushed) was thoroughly enlightening and, being a fan of Atlanta teams. I felt right at home with Princeton's 1-22 hockey team (Practice Didn't Make Perfect). To top it off. you gave us bathing suits—and girls ( Brazil Is Really Perking). Bravo!
JOHN A. BOWERS JR.
Tallahassee, Fla.

Sir.
Who says Friday the 13th is unlucky? That's the day we received your annual swim-suit issue. It's the best thing that's happened since night baseball. The mailman was surrounded by admirers of Cheryl Tiegs and Christie Brinkley. anxious for a glimpse of this year's beauties. The pictures were a welcome diversion for a houseful of guys trapped at school during semester break.
THE MEN OF LAMBDA CHI ALPHA
William Jewell College
Liberty, Mo.

Sir:
The temperature was minus 14�F., but in the mail came the Jan. 16 issue of SI and the Gurney spring seed catalog. I knew right then that I would make it through another Minnesota winter.
DUKE HUST
Minnetonka, Minn.

Sir:
Thank you for making a cold Wisconsin winter "bareable."
BILL SKROCH
Wausau, Wis.

Sir:
Allow us to be among the first to vole for Sportswoman of the Year 1978: intrepid Cheryl Tiegs. Amen! And awoman!
BILL LAPPIN
JOHN McGILVRAY
DANIEL KNIGHT
Brookline, Mass.

Sir:
The Brazilians are coming! The Brazilians are coming!
STEVE CHAPMAN
Bryan, Ohio

Sir:
In addition to the beautiful women there was some excellent photography by Walter Iooss Jr.
SAM JOHNSON
Bethesda, Md.

Sir:
My God, are you in trouble! Your swim-suit issue was never barer or better. I can hardly wait for the letters.
LARRY KIMBALL
Syracuse, N.Y.

Sir:
After perusing the annual swimsuit issue, especially the cover, I wonder how soon the models will wear nothing at all.
EDMUND B. OLCHOWSKI
Greenfield, Mass.

Sir:
My wife is not only threatening divorce. but to cancel my SI subscription.
GARY WEST
Tampa

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