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August 23, 1971 | Volume 35, Issue 8

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Steve McQueen Cover - Sports Illustrated August 23, 1971

August 23, 1971 | William F. Reed
Harness racing's latest wonder horse, the 3-year-old pacer Albatross, seems a cinch to break all sorts of world records, but right now all that he is being asked to do is win races and make money

August 23, 1971 | Pat Putnam

August 23, 1971 | James Lipscomb

August 23, 1971
Racing at last, the National League, East and West, is giving big-league baseball what it hasn't had al! year: real competition. A report on the cold war turned suddenly hot.

August 23, 1971 | Robert H. Boyle

August 23, 1971 | William Leggett
One year ago, on a flat 121-acre plot of sandy soil just southeast of Sarasota, Fla. the doors were opened to something called the Kansas City Royals Baseball Academy. Built at a cost of $1½...

August 23, 1971 | Peter Carry

August 23, 1971 | Jule Campbell
The knitted blazer is the latest addition to a long and noble line. These lightweight, lighthearted versions of the old standard jacket add a degree of convenience and comfort that make this...

August 23, 1971 | Hugh McIlvanney

August 23, 1971 | Harold Peterson
Girls' golf, observed a USGA man down in Augusta last week, is a very formful game. Despite the adolescent figures strolling the fairways at the U.S. Girls' Junior Championships in those trim,...

August 23, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane

August 23, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Bill Mazeroski, Pittsburgh Pirate second baseman, playing third base for the first time in his 16-year career: "It's like learning to write with your left hand."

August 23, 1971 | Jim Kaplan
In terms of trees, suburban sprawl and scenery, there is not much to distinguish New York's Long Island from any other specific place in the country. It suffers all the usual national problems,...

August 23, 1971 | Robert F. Jones

August 23, 1971
AUTO RACING—Switzerland's JO SIFFERT, in a BRM, led all the way to win the Grand Prix of Austria in Zeltweg. Britain's JACKIE STEWART failed to finish the race, but clinched the world drivers'...

August 23, 1971
9—Heinz Kluetmeier, John Iacono10—Heinz Kluetmeier11—John Iacono, Heinz Kluetmeier (2)12—Heinz Kluetmeier14, 15—Wil B anche16—Heinz Kluetmeier17-21—Neil Leifer32-35—H. Lane Stewart38—Herb...

August 23, 1971
Tom Welsh, football cornerback at the U. of Pennsylvania, scored his eighth hole in one on the 185-yard 8th hole at the Bald Peak Colony Club in Melvin Village, N.H. He carded his first ace at 13,...

August 23, 1971
NO SMALL FEATSirs:Thank you for a refreshing look at Small Town, U.S.A. (The Greatest Athlete in Yates Center, Kansas, Aug. 9), where people may know everything about each other but have the...

August 23, 1971 | Mark Mulvoy