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July 04, 1983 | Volume 59, Issue 1

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Dale Murphy Cover - Sports Illustrated July 04, 1983

July 04, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

July 04, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Frank Layden, general manager and coach of the hapless Jazz: "We formed a booster club in Utah, but by the end of the season, it had turned into a terrorist group."

July 04, 1983 | Kenny Moore
A world record and three U.S. bests highlighted the first competition on the L.A. Coliseum's new Olympic track

July 04, 1983 | Anthony Cotton
In his first pro game Ralph Sampson had his good points—20—and bad

July 04, 1983 | Steve Wulf
Atlanta's Dale Murphy was the National League's MVP and Gold Glove centerfielder in 1982, and this year he's even better

July 04, 1983 | Giles Tippette
Clayton Weishuhn plays linebacker brilliantly for the Patriots, but only so he can make enough money to buy acreage for his real love

July 04, 1983 | Robert L. Miller
Around here, our FACES IN THE CROWD feature is simply known as Faces, and we think the story behind Danny Mueller's freckled one will bring a smile to yours. Danny was cited in the Oct. 18, 1982...

July 04, 1983 | Alexander Wolff
During the summer, playground basketball steps out jauntily in leagues as varied as their locales

July 04, 1983 | Ron Fimrite
An exercise regime has made the Giants' Atlee Hammaker a winner

July 04, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
Mariner owner George Argyros created a storm of controversy last week when he replaced the popular Rene Lachemann with Del Crandall, who managed Milwaukee from 1972 to '75 and most recently has...

July 04, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
When mild-mannered Oakland Manager Steve Boros goes out to argue with an umpire, one of the things he doesn't do is argue. Instead, Boros calmly listens to the ump, nods, objects ever so briefly,...

July 04, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
According to an SI poll of major league infielders, these stadiums have the worst infield playing surfaces:

July 04, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
CLIFF JOHNSON: The Blue Jays' designated hitter raised his average 32 points to .280 while going 11 for 22. He hit three homers and had 12 RBIs, including three gamers, as the Blue Jays went 5-2.

July 04, 1983 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Until this Wimbledon, Chris Evert Lloyd hadn't lost before the semis of a 'major'

July 04, 1983 | Franz Lidz
When the Roslyn (N.Y.) Savings Bank's softball team beat the New York Yankees 11-5, Rightfielder Bob Gardner fielded flawlessly and hit a double off Ron Guidry. Gardner had the kind of day they...

July 04, 1983 | Sam Moses

July 04, 1983
4—Warren Morgan11—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman16,17—Richard Mackson18—Heinz Kluetmeier19—Walter Iooss Jr. (top), Richard Mackson20,21—Walter Iooss Jr. (top), Richard Mackson24,25—Mickey...

July 04, 1983 | Compiled by LISA TWYMAN
BOXING—JIRO WATANABE retained his WBA junior bantamweight title with a 15-round majority decision over Roberto Ramirez in Japan.

July 04, 1983
DERRICK RIPPYCLEVELAND

July 04, 1983 | Michael Baughman
HEARTENING NEWS: BEER AS HEALTHY AS JOGGING the Oregonian headline proclaimed. The text went on to explain that a recent study, conducted at Baylor College of Medicine and reported in JAMA, The...

July 04, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood
SWITZER AND DUPREESir:Having been born and raised in Oklahoma, I was surprised at Douglas S. Looney's article (New Philadelphia Story, June 20) about the "clash of wills" between Oklahoma Football...