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July 18, 1977 | Volume 47, Issue 3

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Rod Carew Cover - Sports Illustrated July 18, 1977

July 18, 1977 | Edited by Douglas S. Looney
JUMPING THROUGH HOOPS

July 18, 1977 | Edited by Douglas S. Looney
•Woody Hayes, Ohio State football coach, explaining why there is no place for women in the game: "To play football you need a bull neck and I don't like women with bull necks."

July 18, 1977 | Ted Williams

July 18, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf
Because of baseball's wealth of statistics, its fans are able to argue interminably about the relative merits of its greatest players. Walter Johnson vs. Bobby Feller vs. Sandy Koufax can fill up...

July 18, 1977 | Bruce Newman
Shirley Muldowney hardly needed to pull the brake chute when her dragster had the track to itself in the Summernationals Top Fuel title run

July 18, 1977 | Dan Jenkins

July 18, 1977
Get your rabies shots before lining up opposite Conrad Dobler, St. Louis' All-Pro right guard, who tells Daphne Hurford that his reputation as the NFL's dirtiest player is unjustified, although...

July 18, 1977
This was one of many frogs at Atlanta Stadium. The reason the frogs were there was that it was Frog Day. The same day it was Watermelon Day. Every day is such-and-such a day in baseball nowadays....

July 18, 1977 | Larry Keith
Take me out to the ball game,Take me out to the crowd.Give me some jackets and baseball caps,Free photo albums and sweatbands and bats.Yes, it's step right up for the freebies.If they run out it's...

July 18, 1977 | Lewis Grossberger

July 18, 1977 | Kenny Moore
Frank Shorter beat the heat and 5,999 rivals over the hills of Peachtree Street

July 18, 1977 | Jule Campbell
The Harlem Globetrotters travel more than 100,000 miles a year, 30,000 of them back and forth to airports. But one needn't log such distances to care just as much about one's luggage as the...

July 18, 1977 | Barry McDermott
The Reds' Bill Plummer plays behind the finest catcher in baseball—at times

July 18, 1977 | Kent Hannon
AL EAST

July 18, 1977 | Kent Hannon
MIKE SCHMIDT: The Phillie third baseman slugged home runs No. 23. 24. 25 to take over the major league lead. A 10-for-14 week raised his batting average to .292, and in one stretch he reached base...

July 18, 1977 | Douglas Chadwick

July 18, 1977
GOLF—TOM WATSON won the British Open at Turn-berry, Scotland with a fourth-round 65 for a 12-under-par total of 268, to edge two-time champion Jack Nicklaus by one stroke. Watson, who won the...

July 18, 1977
EVAR SILVERNAGLEROCHESTER, MINN.Silvernagle, 62, retired this year as an athletic director and a swimming coach in the Rochester high school system. During his 25-year career his teams had a...

July 18, 1977
15—Drawing by Michael Ramus22—AP25—Underwood & Underwood38, 39—Wil Blanche (bottom center)42, 43, 44—illustrations by John Huehnergarth54—Tony Tomsic

July 18, 1977
CHAWSSir:Chaws by Roy Blount Jr. (July 4) is simply one of the finest, most entertaining articles in your magazine in recent years.JOHN KOYARIKBaltimore

July 18, 1977 | Robert W. Creamer
Roger Kahn's The Boys of Summer upstaged Roger Angell's The Summer Game when those two fine books appeared more or less simultaneously four years ago. Now Angell's Five Seasons, reviewed here in...