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May 18, 1981 | Volume 54, Issue 21

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Fernando Valenzuela Cover - Sports Illustrated May 18, 1981

May 18, 1981
6—Andy Hayt22, 23—Steve Ross24, 25—Manny Millan30—Bill Eppridge31—Peter Read Miller32, 37—Richard Mackson38, 39—Ron Berard (left), Russ Adams (2)40—Russ Adams43—Manuel Chavez57—Richard...

May 18, 1981 | Compiled by CRAIG NEFF
PRO BASKETBALL—Boston and Houston split the first four games of the NBA finals (page 26).

May 18, 1981
GARY (BUBBA) TUCKERROGERS, TEXASGary, a senior on the Rogers High track team, had five firsts at the district AA meet. He won the high jump (6'5"), pole vault (14'), long jump (22'9") and the...

May 18, 1981 | Edited by Gay Flood
CELTIC PRIDESir:Ah, yes, John Papanek's careful analysis of why the Sixers will beat the Celtics (The Wearin' Down o' the Green, May 4) was brilliant, except for one minor point: the pride of...

May 18, 1981 | Jonathan Yardley
Bob Marshall is a fellow after my own heart. He and I have never met, but I've learned that we share an abiding passion: both of us despise, revile, detest, abhor, abominate and loathe the New...

May 18, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
A REMINDERIt was reported last week that a five-member owners' disciplinary committee had fined Milwaukee Brewer General Manager Harry Dalton $50,000 for speaking his mind to the Washington Post...

May 18, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Joe DiMaggio, reflecting on what his salary might have been in baseball's current free-agent market: "If I were sitting down with George Steinbrenner and based on what Dave Winfield got for his...

May 18, 1981 | Jim Kaplan
Fernando Valenzuela had to struggle for a while in running his record to 7-0 but, by gum, he got his fifth shutout

May 18, 1981 | John Papanek

May 18, 1981 | Kenny Moore

May 18, 1981 | Barry McDermott

May 18, 1981 | Sandy Treadwell

May 18, 1981 | E.M. Swift
Designated Hitter Richie Zisk zaps 'em in the cozy confines of Seattle's ball park

May 18, 1981 | Steve Wulf

May 18, 1981 | Steve Wulf
CHARLIE LEA: The 24-year-old righty got the first no-hitter of the season and the third in Expo history, beating the Giants 4-0. In only his third start of the year, he didn't allow even a line...

May 18, 1981 | Philip G. Howlett
With the conclusion of this year's NBA playoffs, staff writer John Papanek (whose coverage of the Celtics-Rockets championship series begins on page 26), will be leaving the pro basketball beat...

May 18, 1981 | Mike DelNagro
Hero worshiping and the Flames took a beating as Minnesota reached the finals

May 18, 1981 | William Leggett
Silky Sullivan's dilatory descendant now wows Coast fans just as he once did

May 18, 1981 | Clive Gammon

May 18, 1981 | Grady Jim Robinson
The ball was coming directly at my head, and that's why my left foot automatically jerked toward the third-base bench. Then the ball broke sharply down and across the heart of the plate. Because I...