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April 13, 1981 | Volume 54, Issue 16

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George Brett Cover - Sports Illustrated April 13, 1981

April 13, 1981
12-14—Andy Hayt15—Richard Mackson24—Heinz Kluetmeier (top)52—Buck Miller53—Fred Kaplan54—Jerry Wachter55—Richard Mackson56—Jerry Wachter (top), Richard Mackson61—Brown Brothers62—Richard...

April 13, 1981 | Compiled by N. BROOKS CLARK
ARCHERY—RICK McKINNEY scored a 1,167 out of a possible 1,200 to win the men's title at the U.S. Indoor Championships in Harrisburg, Pa. RUTH ROWE placed first among the women with a score of 1,135.

April 13, 1981
DIANE CARLINDEDHAM, MASS.Diane, a senior at Dedham High, scored 8.9 and 9.0 in the floor exercise and 9.05 and 9.1 on the bars to win the girls' all-around title at the state high school...

April 13, 1981 | Edited by Gay Flood
FRESH AIRSir:Your March 30 issue goes down in my book as one of the best. The coverage of the NCAA basketball playoffs was insightful and humorous. The article on Johnny Bench helped me to...

April 13, 1981 | Anthony Cotton

April 13, 1981 | Ray Kennedy

April 13, 1981 | Jim Kaplan

April 13, 1981 | Steve Wulf

April 13, 1981 | Jim Kaplan
Welcome to the Mary Poppins division, where everything seems to be up in the air. Defending champion Houston gave up its soul. The Dodgers lost their most consistent winner, yet claim to be...

April 13, 1981 | Steve Wulf
One of the more touching scenes of last or any season took place al Olympic Stadium in Montreal on Oct. 4. The Expos, having just donated the division title to the Philadelphia Phillies by a score...

April 13, 1981 | Ron Fimrite
The Kansas Royals, runaway winners of the division and league championships, aren't standing pat. Indeed, profound changes are in the works. U.L. Washington, for example, is removing his...

April 13, 1981 | William Nack
Nothing better testifies to the abundance of talent in the American League East—the strongest division in baseball—than the pin-stripe-thin hold the Yankees had on first place at the end of last...

April 13, 1981
It's Azalea time in Augusta and nobody seems to have a grip on the season except Ray Floyd, Masters winner in '76. Seve Ballesteros, last year's champion, will be on hand, as will Jack Nicklaus,...

April 13, 1981 | Ron Fimrite

April 13, 1981 | Robert W. Creamer
In 1927, when John McGraw completed his 25th season as manager of the New York Giants, he was paid a signal tribute by Connie Mack, who said. "There has been only one manager, and his name is John...

April 13, 1981 | Jim Kaplan
The speaker, a man close to the Boston Red Sox, was incensed over the team's management. Describing the club as "in disarray, confused and chaotic...almost the laughingstock of the American...

April 13, 1981 | Anita Verschoth

April 13, 1981 | Rick Telander

April 13, 1981 | Dan Levin
In the year's first major regatta, Washington's outsized oarsmen, exhorted by an emotional cox, outpulled Yale, Harvard and other classy crews from both coasts

April 13, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

April 13, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Stan Williams, New York Yankee coach, on veteran Outfielder Oscar Gamble: "Oscar is so old that when he broke into the majors he was still a Negro."

April 13, 1981 | Steve Wolf