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May 28, 1979 | Volume 50, Issue 22

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Pete Rose Cover - Sports Illustrated May 28, 1979

May 28, 1979 | Dan Levin
What you notice first about Ernest Schwiebert's Trout (E. P. Dutton, $75) is its bulk (two thick volumes, 1,745 pages), its price and its weight, apparently about 10 pounds. That is mighty heavy...

May 28, 1979 | Martin E. Robins
"St. Louis, Oct. 7, 1979—Baby Doll Jacobson's two triples and Ken Williams' three RBIs today paced the slugging 1922 St. Louis Browns to a 12-2 romp over the 1975 Boston Red Sox. The win gives the...

May 28, 1979
PRO BASKETBALL—Defending champion Washington defeated Seattle 99-97 in the first game of their best-of-seven NBA playoff finals at Landover, Md. By beating San Antonio 108-100 and 107-105 to...

May 28, 1979
28,29—Walter Iooss Jr. (left), James Drake30—Peter Read Miller37-39—Jerry Cooke40—Buck Miller52—Gerald R. Brimacombe73—Hank deLespinasse78—James Drake88—Steve Hansen

May 28, 1979
KRISTA DUNTONATHERTON, CALIF.Krista, 12, struck out 17 batters in the Giants' 20-2 win over the Dodgers to break her brother Kevin's Atherton Little League record of 16 strikeouts in a six-inning...

May 28, 1979 | Edited by Gay Flood
RANGER GUIDESSir:It was fitting that you chose to devote a sidebar to the "behind-the-scenes coach" in your article on the surprising New York Rangers (N.Y. vs. N.Y.: It's All-Out Warfare, May...

May 28, 1979 | Edited by Joe Jares

May 28, 1979 | Edited by Joe Jares
•Herman Sarkowsky, treasurer of the Portland Trail Blazers, on Bill Walton's jump to San Diego: "Next year we'll get to see him at least twice in Portland. That's more than we saw him this year."

May 28, 1979 | Bruce Newman
Along with a hot bat, Pete Rose brought needed ardor to the Phils. But his arrival isn't the only reason that Philly is flying

May 28, 1979 | William Leggett
After waltzing off with the Preakness in near-record time, Spectacular Bid should have a real ball at Belmont, where a victory in that storied, grueling stakes will make him the third consecutive...

May 28, 1979 | E. M. Swift
Les Canadiens Sont Là resounded through the Forum Monday night as Montreal overcame New York to win its fourth straight Stanley Cup

May 28, 1979 | Curry Kirkpatrick

May 28, 1979
They call him X-22 or the Human Computer, but Paul Magriel, the world backgammon champion, downplays the importance of mathematics in his game. He is, in fact, a bundle of inconsistencies, which...

May 28, 1979 | John Papanek
Downtown Freddie Brown, the Seattle SuperSonics' guard who looks more like the 2,000-year-old man than a basketball player, throws a towel at a naked Paul Silas in the locker room and says, "Hey,...

May 28, 1979 | Douglas S. Looney

May 28, 1979 | Reyn Davis

May 28, 1979 | Jerry Green
A subdued Mark Fidrych of the Tigers is trying another comeback. Though his arm is pain-free, he is not flying high

May 28, 1979 | Jim Kaplan

May 28, 1979 | Jim Kaplan
ROY SMALLEY: The 26-year-old Twin short-stop batted .500 and ran his hitting streak to 18 consecutive games, longest in the American League this year. He also continued to lead the majors with a...

May 28, 1979 | Pat Putnam
After six rounds in Las Vegas, Harold Weston's left eye was closing fast, and while promising newcomer Thomas Hearns won the fight, it wasn't all thumbs-up

May 28, 1979 | Joe Marshall
Confusion reigned when a field of the finest American dash men neared the tape for the 100 at the Duke Invitational, but Steve Williams found the finish line first

May 28, 1979 | Dan Levin
And the twain will meet, but not until Henley. At that point, Yale (or perhaps Harvard) and California will once again try to settle the U.S. crew championship

May 28, 1979 | Jack Mccallum