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April 21, 1980 | Volume 52, Issue 17

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Seve Ballesteros Cover - Sports Illustrated April 21, 1980

April 21, 1980 | Robert H. Boyle
Amid the glut of books on the outdoors, two new works stand out, both by writers who know their fields as well as, if not better than, anyone else. The first of these is Charles E. Brooks' The...

April 21, 1980 | Bill Colson
For nearly 30 years, beginning in the late 1920s, Bob Zimmerman made his living as a lecturer, both on the Chautauqua circuit and for the Chicago and Rochester, N.Y. School Assembly associations....

April 21, 1980
27—John Iacono28—John Iacono29—George Tiedemann34—Richard Mackson35—Al Szabo36—Richard Mackson41—Al Szabo58—Mark Perlstein67, 68—Andy Hayt71—Tony Tomsic75, 76—Hank de Lespinasse80—Eric...

April 21, 1980 | Compiled by BROOKS CLARK
BASKETBALL—NBA: Los Angeles took a quick 3-0 lead in its best-of-seven quarterfinal playoff series as it beat Phoenix 119-110 behind 30 points and 12 rebounds by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 131-128 in...

April 21, 1980
BILL McNAIRDUNN, N.C.Bill, a 6'5" senior center on the Dunn High basketball team and Harnett County Player of the Year, shot 75% from the floor and 70% from the line while scoring 22.3 points a...

April 21, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
FOR THE BIRDSSir:My congratulations on Jonathan Yardley's article (Gimme an O..., April 7). It was an outstanding piece of work. He put into writing what many of us Oriole fans experienced in...

April 21, 1980 | Michael Baughman
In Anna Karenina there is a fine scene in which the novel's protagonist, Levin, a landowner, spends a long, hot summer day cutting grass with his serfs. It is one of the happiest days of his life....

April 21, 1980 | Jonathan Yardley
No one who's been keeping up with the latest round of scandals in college athletics is likely to argue with John F. Rooney Jr. He writes, "The recruiting game—its national dimensions, high costs,...

April 21, 1980 | Andy Meisler
Small is beautiful. Less is more. Two nice slogans for the '80s perhaps, but not particularly applicable to golf. The sport gobbles resources in the grand manner. A championship-size course...

April 21, 1980 | Jim Kaplan
Who's your favorite alltime Red Sox player? Carl Yastrzemski? Ted Williams? Jimmie Foxx? Joe Cronin? Lefty Grove? Tris Speaker? Babe Ruth? Smokey Joe Wood? Cy Young? None of the above, says Ellery...

April 21, 1980 | Edited by Steve Wulf

April 21, 1980 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Merv Rettenmund, California coach, on weak-throwing star, Don Baylor: "He's the guts of the Angels, our triple threat. He can hit, run and lob."

April 21, 1980 | Dan Jenkins

April 21, 1980 | Myra Gelband
Severiano Ballesteros padded barefoot up the stairs, looking weary. A white towel draped over his shoulder indicated his destination. Soon the shower could be heard, and then the hum of a blow...

April 21, 1980
There's a long, long road awindin' between Hopkinton and Boston, and more than 8,000 runners, including the defending champion, Bill Rodgers, will be taking it while they participate in the 84th...

April 21, 1980 | Kenny Moore

April 21, 1980 | Larry Keith

April 21, 1980 | Ray Kennedy

April 21, 1980 | Bill Colson
Ed Brodeur's Supreme Court is one of five basic surfaces on which professional tennis is played today. They are, in order of speed, beginning with the slowest: clay, Supreme, DecoTurf (and similar...

April 21, 1980 | Jonathan Schwartz

April 21, 1980 | Steve Wulf
Al Oliver is a .300 hitter who bats .000 in the recognition department

April 21, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

April 21, 1980 | Joe Marshall
Mike Bruner made a fired-up comeback at the national championships, but he wasn't as hot as record-setters Rowdy Gaines, Mary T. Meagher and Par Arvidsson

April 21, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
Marshall Holman is a hot dog to some fans, but others really relish his style

April 21, 1980 | Douglas S. Looney
WBC featherweight champion Salvador Sanchez stamped out Ruben Castillo

April 21, 1980 | Barry McDermott
For the traveler, New York City always has been a Mecca that offers just about everything—except a reasonable place to play tennis. Oh, there are tennis courts in the city—quite a few, in fact....

April 21, 1980 | Kathy Blumenstock
Innovation is the name of the game for Buffalo, which has a really hot hotline

April 21, 1980 | Barry McDermott