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July 12, 1982 | Volume 57, Issue 2

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Jimmy Connors Cover - Sports Illustrated July 12, 1982

July 12, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

July 12, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Grace Dyke, 97, perhaps the oldest Baltimore Oriole fan: "I reckon I am. That's nothing to be proud of."

July 12, 1982 | Frank Deford

July 12, 1982 | Jim Kaplan

July 12, 1982 | Douglas S. Looney

July 12, 1982 | Philip G. Howlett
Once, during SI's early days, one of our writers was filing a story from a remote area of the Southwest where the Western Union operator also owned the local service station. Whenever a car pulled...

July 12, 1982 | David Israel

July 12, 1982 | Steve Wulf
The Orioles' three-player platoon in leftfield has been a very big hit

July 12, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf

July 12, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
An SI survey reveals that the following players have the most unusual items in their clubhouse lockers.

July 12, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
NOLAN RYAN: By beating Atlanta 6-2 and L.A. 3-0, the Houston fastballer, who started the season 2-5, evened his record at 8-8. In 17 innings he gave up only eight hits and two runs and fanned 20...

July 12, 1982 | Jeremiah Tax
Billie Jean King, 38, has now written two autobiographies. This seems a bit excessive, not to say redundant, when you consider that Benjamin Disraeli and Franklin Roosevelt didn't write any; Joe...

July 12, 1982 | Bill Taaffe
At Wimbledon, NBC's Bud Collins and Dick Enberg were second best

July 12, 1982 | Ron Fimrite

July 12, 1982 | Richard Sassaman
Boxing is ideally suited for filming. There are only two participants and they interact in a small space. These considerations weren't lost on Thomas Edison when he and his laboratory staff in...

July 12, 1982
4—Frank White11—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman23—Tony Duffy (top, right)24—Ronald C. Modra (top). James Drake25—Drake (top), Modra26—Drake (top), Heinz Kluetmeier31—Modra39—Richard...

July 12, 1982 | Compiled by ROB BUCHANAN
BOXING—AARON PRYOR retained his WBA junior welterweight title with a sixth-round TKO of Akio Kameda in Cincinnati.

July 12, 1982
FRAN HUGHESMILLER PLACE, N.Y.Fran, the girls' national junior badminton champ and a senior at Miller Place High, won all 15 of her high school matches this season to end her four-year career at...

July 12, 1982
U.S. OPENSir:There is only one adjective to describe the photographs (A 1,000 to 1 Shot, June 28) taken by Richard Mackson of Tom Watson's chip shot on the 17th hole at Pebble Beach: unbelievable!