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August 22, 1977 | Volume 47, Issue 8

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Lanny Wadkins Cover - Sports Illustrated August 22, 1977

August 22, 1977 | Dan Jenkins

August 22, 1977 | Ron Fimrite

August 22, 1977 | Joe Marshall

August 22, 1977 | Ron Fimrite

August 22, 1977
The Phillies are flying again, particularly when Steve Carlton is winging the ball to his personal catcher, Tim McCarver. Larry Keith reports on this batterin' battery and the defending National...

August 22, 1977 | Frank Hannigan
Golf fans who have never made a pilgrimage to St. Andrews will find Long Island's Shinnecock Hills, site of next week's Walker Cup, a worthy substitute

August 22, 1977 | Peter Gammons
Marty Stone, Boston's batting-practice hurler, is planning to buy the Red Sox

August 22, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf

August 22, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf
TOMMY JOHN: The Dodger lefty had three hits—one a homer—while shutting out the Reds 4-0 on two hits and the Braves 11-0 on four. That gave him eight straight wins, a 14-4 record and a...

August 22, 1977 | Virginia Kraft
And more and more people are enjoying John Norton's eclectic new pastime.

August 22, 1977 | Jim Kaplan
Playing by the numbers, U.S. program CHESS 4.6 masters the rest of the world

August 22, 1977 | Joe Jares
The El Paso/Juárez Sol is not a joke, thanks to Polish Olympian Ed Skorek

August 22, 1977 | Anita Verschoth
After the 1960 Winter Olympians left, Squaw Valley's cozy little Village became moribund, but now it is gaining a new lease on athletic life as a training center

August 22, 1977 | Douglas S. Looney
For every $25,000 Governor Skipper wins his owner buys him a goat. The colt collected two more with an Adios score

August 22, 1977 | Kenny Moore
If you want to run faster, throw farther or jump higher, call on this electronic mastermind, who will photograph you in action, digitize the moving parts of your body and feed the data into a...

August 22, 1977
Cover photograph by Al Satterwhite—Camera 59—Drawing by SQW12-13—Bill Eppridge14-15—Al Satterwhite—Camera 524-25—John Iacono26—Rich Clarkson37—Dick Raphael40—Enrico Ferorelli44—Richard...

August 22, 1977
MIKE WALTERSTRENTON, N.J.A 17-year-old Princeton Day School senior, Mike earned MVP and all-state honors in baseball (with a 0.30 ERA) and soccer (31 points) and captained the basketball team as...

August 22, 1977
PRO FOOTBALL—As the exhibition season continued, defending champion Oakland was upset by Chicago 20-13 when Randy Burks caught a 60-yard touchdown pass with 1:38 remaining. Dallas' Ed (Too Tall)...

August 22, 1977
BIRD CALLSSir:Thanks for the fine article by Larry Keith on the Baltimore Orioles (Revival and Survival, Aug. 8). And an extra thanks for keeping them off your cover, which has been known to jinx...

August 22, 1977 | Edited by Sarah Pileggi
BOTTOM DOLLAR

August 22, 1977 | Edited by Sarah Pileggi
•Pete Rose, on Cincinnati teammate George Foster: "George has got to hit 50 homers, just like everybody's saying he will. Foster doesn't drink, he doesn't smoke, he doesn't curse, he doesn't fool...