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August 04, 1980 | Volume 53, Issue 6

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Reggie Jackson Cover - Sports Illustrated August 04, 1980

August 04, 1980
Motown Mauler Thomas Hearns, the undefeated young welterweight with the big punch, challenges WBA champion Jose (Pipino) Cuevas in what promises to be a slambang fight. Pat Putnam reports, from...

August 04, 1980 | Kenny Moore

August 04, 1980 | Ron Fimrite
She's bigger now, almost Wagnerian at 5'3" and 106 pounds in a sport populated by gnomes, but four years later the face is still familiar, a taut and chalk-white mask with enormous, tearless black...

August 04, 1980 | Anita Verschoth
Vladimir Salnikov has reduced competitive swimming to its essentials. "I like to swim fast," he says. "I like to go as fast as I can and then see whether it turns out to be a record or not. With...

August 04, 1980 | Philip G. Howlett
In 26 years of publication, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S cover subjects have usually been very cooperative. But we owe a special debt of gratitude to the most obliging of them all, Yankee Rightfielder...

August 04, 1980 | Bruce Newman

August 04, 1980 | Barry McDermott
The years show in his face: tired, watery eyes with crow's-feet, a forehead with a deep latticework of wrinkles and a scalp that has lost most of its thatching. As the uniform is peeled off, the...

August 04, 1980 | William Nack

August 04, 1980 | Bob Ottum

August 04, 1980 | Anthony Cotton
After 12 years of journeyman relief pitching, Tom Burgmeier is having a bang-up season for Boston. A good thing, too, because the Sox have a terrible arms shortage

August 04, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

August 04, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
DWIGHT EVANS: The Boston rightfielder, who had been in a long slump, had three homers, six doubles and 10 RBIs and hit .542 to raise his average 32 points. In his last 17 games Evans has hit .417...

August 04, 1980 | William Oscar Johnson
It's a great show on Soviet TV—13 hours of programming on the national channel during the average Olympic day, all suitably edited to keep it fresh, exciting and relatively un-controversial....

August 04, 1980 | Demmie Stathoplos
When Patti and Lee Brauer won a $1-million lottery two years ago, they went out and splurged on a pickup, a tractor and a $5,000 horse. Then they really got lucky

August 04, 1980 | William Oscar Johnson

August 04, 1980
2—(From top): Neil Leifer, Fred Kaplan, Rich Clarkson, Manny Millan, Neil Leifer12, 17—Heinz Kluetmeier18—Jerry Cooke (top), Heinz Kluetmeier19—Jerry Cooke20—Carl Iwasaki21—Carl Iwasaki (top),...

August 04, 1980 | Compiled by ROY S. JOHNSON
HARNESS RACING—NIATROSS, driven by Clint Galbraith, defeated Storm Damage by two lengths to win the $137,500 Thomas P. Gaines Memorial race for 3-year-olds at Vernon Downs. The pacer covered the...

August 04, 1980
JOANNE MAKITACOMA, WASH.Joanne, a fourth-grader at Narrowsview Elementary, had a 40-2 record in tennis last season and was the No. 1-ranked 10-and-under girl in the Pacific Northwest Region. She...

August 04, 1980
CARLTON BY McCARVERSir:Tim McCarver's tribute to his former batterymate (Lefty Has the Right Approach, July 21) was well deserved. As a longtime friend of both, I have spent hundreds of hours with...

August 04, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

August 04, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Cesar Geronimo, Cincinnati Red outfielder, on becoming Nolan Ryan's 3,000th strikeout victim, just as he had been Bob Gibson's 3,000th in 1974: "I was just in the right place at the right time."