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August 13, 1979 | Volume 51, Issue 7

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated August 13, 1979

August 13, 1979 | Jonathan Yardley
Perhaps the greatest pleasure of reviewing books for a living is the occasional volume that comes in without a single bleat of publicity yet announces its own merit when you turn to the first...

August 13, 1979 | Sir Roger Bannister

August 13, 1979 | Phillip Timothy Gay

August 13, 1979 | Kathleen Andria
AL WEST

August 13, 1979 | Kathleen Andria
OMAR MORENO: The Pirate centerfielder stole five bases and batted .406 with 13 hits—two of them triples—and scored 10 runs. Moreno leads the National League in stolen bases with 48 and is second...

August 13, 1979 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
BOXING—PIPINO CUEVAS of Mexico retained his WBA welterweight title, winning a unanimous decision over Randy Shields of North Hollywood in Chicago.

August 13, 1979
CARLA SUE GARRETTSANTA FE, N. MEX.Carla Sue, 11, whose father, Cart, was a running back with Oakland, New England and Chicago in nine seasons, put the six-pound shot 41'5" at the Girls National...

August 13, 1979 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:I greatly appreciate the environmental concern you have demonstrated in recent issues, especially as concerns evidence published in SCORECARD with regard to PCBs in fish (July 16) and...

August 13, 1979
6—Mark Kauffman27—John Iacono36, 37—Dan Baliotti38, 39—John Iacono (2), Dan Baliotti (right)40—John Iacono (left), Dan Baliotti41—Dan Baliotti42, 43—George Tiedemann44—Richard Mackson45—Richard...

August 13, 1979 | Myra Gelband
Recently I learned that the city of Baltimore had voted to abandon the female gym suit. For years, it seems, the boys had been wearing white $5 T shirts and shorts for physical education, while...

August 13, 1979 | Jim Kaplan
It's your move. Follow these directions and you will win one of the richest treasures in gamedom. From Toronto take 401 West. Pass Cambridge. When you are greeted by a three-toed gargoyle, head...

August 13, 1979 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
FAREWELL, NO. 15

August 13, 1979 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Jimmy Gabriel, coach of the Seattle Sounders, complaining about the officiating in the NASL: "If you painted our soccer balls orange and threw one to a linesman, he'd probably try to peel it."

August 13, 1979
Back in the swim is Rick DeMont, who at 16 was stripped of a gold medal by a controversial ruling on an asthma drug he used at the Munich Olympics. Now aiming for Moscow, DeMont is as much into...

August 13, 1979 | E. M. Swift

August 13, 1979 | Dan Jenkins
Unfazed by a double bogey on the 72nd hole, David Graham sank three big putts in sudden death to beat Ben Crenshaw for the PGA title

August 13, 1979 | Paul Zimmerman

August 13, 1979 | Ray Kennedy

August 13, 1979 | Ron Fimrite

August 13, 1979 | Kelso F. Sutton
This is the 25th anniversary of our first issue, but not the first time that this space has been used to call attention to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S longevity. That occurred in February of 1955, when...