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August 31, 1981 | Volume 55, Issue 10

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Herschel Walker Cover - Sports Illustrated August 31, 1981

August 31, 1981 | David Bush
Of all the oddball stunts that radio and TV stations resorted to to keep baseball-hungry fans entertained during the strike, the weirdest was pulled off by radio station KNBR in San Francisco. For...

August 31, 1981 | Andy Meisler
A powerful European sports car, a racy customized roadster. Lives there a deskbound motorist with soul so dead he wouldn't put himself in the driver's seat—for less than $1,000?

August 31, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

August 31, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•John Hannah, upon seeing his billing on the cover of the Aug. 3 issue of SI as THE BEST OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF ALL TIME: "Oh, Lord, help me. This is going to be a long year."

August 31, 1981 | Kenny Moore

August 31, 1981 | Anthony Cotton
Wilfredo Gomez got an eye-opening, and closing, beating from top featherweight Salvador Sanchez

August 31, 1981 | Steve Wulf

August 31, 1981 | John Papanek

August 31, 1981 | Curry Kirkpatrick

August 31, 1981 | Mike Delnagro

August 31, 1981 | Philip G. Howlett
When Staff Writer John Papanek was growing up in Patchogue, N.Y., his exposure to football was confined to playing for his high school team—the Red Raiders—and to following the New York Giants. As...

August 31, 1981 | Mike DeInagro
Mickey Kwiatkowski, the Hofstra coach, knows what life in the smalls is all about: "A billion people in China don't know we play. What's worse, a lot of people in our own area don't know it,...

August 31, 1981 | Ron Fimrite
Although he's the least known of L.A.'s stars Dusty Baker makes a lot of dough

August 31, 1981 | Herm Weiskopf

August 31, 1981 | Herm Weiskopf
BRITT BURNS: The 22-year-old White Sox lefty didn't allow a run in 16 innings as he beat New York 4-1 and Toronto 8-0. The wins raised his record to 8-2 and lowered his ERA to 2.56, second best...

August 31, 1981 | Dan Jenkins

August 31, 1981 | Ronald N. Campbell
New York City's Spectrum Gallery is host this summer and fall to a group show entitled Ballpark Figures: Baseball Art, an expanded version of which is to be installed next year at the Baseball...

August 31, 1981 | Robert E.L. Strider
At about 7:30 on Labor Day morning, the governor of Michigan and his entourage, as is customary, will lead off the annual walk across the Mackinac Bridge. Unlike the start of the New York Marathon...

August 31, 1981
6—John Iacono18, 19—Steve Powell20, 21—Manny Millan (left), Steve Powell (2)22, 23—Manny Millan26—Paul Kennedy27—Paul Kennedy (top), George Tiedemann28, 33—George Tiedemann41—Rich Clarkson46—Tony...

August 31, 1981 | Compiled by ALEXANDER WOLFF
BOWLING—BILL BEACH defeated Bill Lillard 200-191 to win the PBA Seniors Championship in Harvey, La.

August 31, 1981
MIKE RENDINAFLORIDA STATEMike, a 5'9", 170-pound kicker, averaged 43 yards per punt, routinely put his kickoffs in the end zone and had a 57-yard field goal for Pompano Beach (Fla.) High. He's the...

August 31, 1981 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE BRETTSSir:Seldom have I read a more engrossing article than John Garrity's on the Bretts (Love and Hate in El Segundo, Aug. 17). The familial insights it provides are fascinating and...