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April 18, 1983 | Volume 58, Issue 16

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Tom Seaver Cover - Sports Illustrated April 18, 1983

April 18, 1983 | Tom Kelly
Any man who has lived long enough to be able to read Shakespeare for pleasure and who is mature enough to be able to forecast the secondary effects of his actions has learned a fair amount indeed...

April 18, 1983 | Michael Globetti
We'd broken off the hunt to eat lunch, retiring with heavy game bags to the shack next to which the trucks were parked. Mr. George propped himself regally upon a tailgate, a sow's-meat sandwich in...

April 18, 1983 | Michael Baughman
When you mention billiards, most people think of pool—eight-ball, nine-ball, call-shot, rotation and the like, which are pocket billiard games. When you mention three-cushion billiards, most...

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4—Mark Perlstein25—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman30-32—George Tiedemann33—Tony Triolo (top), Jerry Wachter34, 35—George Tiedemann40, 41—Focus On Sports42—Carl Skalak47—Ron Ross48—Heinz...

April 18, 1983 | Compiled by Armen Keteyian
PRO BASKETBALL—The postseason math is simple in the NBA's Eastern Division. There's no way three teams—Atlanta (41-38), New York (40-38) and Washington (40-38)—can fit into the final two of the...

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April 18, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood
NATIONAL LEAGUE SUPERIORITYSir:I commend Jim Kaplan on his American League vs. National League story (It's the Nationals' Pastime, April 4). I've been a dedicated Phillies fan for years and am...

April 18, 1983 | Art Hill
Do you know that when Nate Colbert drove in 111 runs for the light-hitting San Diego Padres in 1972, he set a major league record? For what? Percentage of a team's runs batted in, by one player in...

April 18, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

April 18, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Otis Birdsong, New Jersey Nets guard, enumerating the three certainties of life: "Death, taxes and my jump shot."

April 18, 1983 | Dan Jenkins

April 18, 1983 | Steve Wulf

April 18, 1983 | Philip G. Howlett
Turn to page 68, baseball fans. There you are going to find that BASEBALL'S WEEK, an SI feature for nearly 25 years, has taken on a new dimension and a new name. Now called INSIDE PITCH, it has...

April 18, 1983 | Paul Zimmerman

April 18, 1983 | Douglas S. Looney

April 18, 1983 | Franz Lidz

April 18, 1983 | John Knoll
In tennis, the racket thrower is considered the lowest form of life. Posh clubs tolerate his outbursts but wish he would join the rival outfit across town. On public courts other players shake...

April 18, 1983 | Robert W. Creamer
As a play 'K2' is wordy and often tedious, but as a show it truly soars

April 18, 1983 | Jim Kaplan
...was up in the air during the off-season, but Buddy Bell is still with Texas

April 18, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
Opening Day doesn't always open easily. Nowhere was that truer last week than in Baltimore. At Memorial Stadium, banners with the names of the American League teams and cities flapped in the...

April 18, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
Texas knuckleballer Charlie Hough, who was 16-13 last year, is ahead of schedule following arthroscopic surgery on his right knee during spring training. Instead of pulling up an easy chair while...

April 18, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
BEER HERE: When Indian President Gabe Paul heard that a brew at Cleveland Stadium would cost $2, he protested, "That's too much." Paul's frothing paid off: Prices were dropped to $1.30 and $1.25,...

April 18, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
ANDRE THORNTON: After starting the year with a homer, Cleveland's designated hitter kept at it, going 10 for 16 overall, with two doubles, two homers and nine RBIs, two of them game-winners.

April 18, 1983 | Kenny Moore

April 18, 1983 | E.M. Swift
Montreal swore by its offense until Buffalo got two shutouts in the playoffs

April 18, 1983 | Craig Neff
The surprise star of the U.S. Short Course meet was 6'1" Tammy Thomas

April 18, 1983 | Frank Deford