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July 25, 1977 | Volume 47, Issue 4

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Conrad Dobler Cover - Sports Illustrated July 25, 1977

July 25, 1977 | Dan Levin
Who needs snow? Not these sports, who have discovered skiing on grass

July 25, 1977 | Joe Jares

July 25, 1977 | Stanley Meltzoff

July 25, 1977
Gene Autry's search for another Champion cost him $5.3 million in baseball's free-agent market, but the California Angels have proved to be the worst team money can buy. Larry Keith reports on the...

July 25, 1977 | Daphne Hurford

July 25, 1977 | Larry Keith
Ken Singleton has led the Orioles to the top with a quick bat that more than compensates for his slow locomotion

July 25, 1977 | Jim Kaplan

July 25, 1977 | Jim Kaplan
BUTCH HOBSON: The Red Sox third baseman had four homers, three of which contributed to wins, went 17 for 34 and extended his hitting streak to 12 games. He has 18 homers and 64 runs batted in for...

July 25, 1977 | John Papanek
The Publinx champion was doing more than just winning the title, said his father

July 25, 1977 | Marsh Clark
When 18-year-old Vladimir Yashchenko used a straddle jump to break Dwight Stones' world record, he also injected new life into what had been a dead issue

July 25, 1977 | Edited by Douglas S. Looney

July 25, 1977 | Edited by Douglas S. Looney
•Don Sutton, Dodger pitcher, told by Manager Tom Lasorda to "hang in there" after a loss to Cincinnati: "I've got to. I can't dance or sing, and we've already got a pitching coach."

July 25, 1977 | Alan Lloyd

July 25, 1977
BOATING—MERLIN, a 67-foot ultralight sloop skippered by Bill Lee, smashed the 6-year-old TransPacific record by almost a full day, covering the 2,225 miles from Los Angeles to Honolulu in eight...

July 25, 1977
5—Drawing by Michael Ramus30—Manny Millan31—James Drake37—James Drake38—Manny Millan44—Tony Triolo48—Larry Benfield-Action Photography65—Official U.S. Marine Corps photograph, Jim Bye-The...

July 25, 1977
HENRY MILLIGANHOCKESSIN, DEL.Milligan, a senior at A. I. du Pont High, was Delaware's Athlete of the Year. He was an all-state defensive back, two-time state wrestling champ (167 pounds) and the...

July 25, 1977
DUOSSir:Nolan Ryan and Frank Tanana (This Guy Tanana's No Second Banana, July 11)"...the best pair of starting pitchers since Koufax and Drysdale"? How soon we forget Palmer-Cuellar or...

July 25, 1977 | Peter Gammons