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April 30, 1984 | Volume 60, Issue 18

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Don Edwards Cover - Sports Illustrated April 30, 1984

April 30, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
A QUESTION OF INDEPENDENCE

April 30, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Joe Altobelli, Baltimore Oriole manager, recalling that President Reagan had spent an inning in the team's dugout on Opening Day: "He sat right where I usually sit. I didn't have the heart to say...

April 30, 1984 | Curry Kirkpatrick

April 30, 1984 | Barry McDermott
Martina Navratilova routed Chris Evert Lloyd at her own game on her own beloved clay court to win at Amelia Island

April 30, 1984 | Jim Kaplan

April 30, 1984 | Paul Zimmerman

April 30, 1984 | Paul Zimmerman
According to NFL scouts polled by Paul Zimmerman, 32 of the top 100 draft prospects are already in USFL livery. Here they are, in the rounds the NFL would have picked them. The USFL teams that...

April 30, 1984 | John Underwood

April 30, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
The story in this issue by Frank Deford on the extraordinary football coach Bob (Bull) (Cyclone) Sullivan is among the longer one-part articles we've ever run. Deford happened on the subject...

April 30, 1984 | Frank Deford
Robert Victor Sullivan, whom you've surely never heard of, was the toughest coach of them all. He was so tough he had to have two tough nicknames, Bull and Cyclone, and his name was usually...

April 30, 1984 | Ivan Maisel
Rookie Juan Samuel is a leadoff man with big speed—and a big bat

April 30, 1984 | Henry Hecht
"It's nice to be able to shake hands with my catcher at the end of a game," said the Brewers' Rollie Fingers.

April 30, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Amos Otis has a hole in his glove. Literally. The battered piece of leather he uses as the Pirate leftfielder is 12 years old. It is, in fact, only the second glove that Otis has used since he was...

April 30, 1984 | Henry Hecht
When Red Sox catcher Rich Gedman asked why the Fenway faithful—a few of whom have taken to putting paper bags over their heads—had turned sullen and hostile so early in the season, he said, "The...

April 30, 1984 | Henry Hecht
ALVIN DAVIS: Seattle's rookie first baseman went 10 for 23, with five doubles, two homers and eight RBIs. After his third double of the day beat the A's on April 18, one Bay Area newspaper was...

April 30, 1984 | Anthony Cotton

April 30, 1984 | Jack Falla
After the war with the Nordiques, Montreal advanced in the NHL playoffs

April 30, 1984 | Bruce Newman

April 30, 1984 | Bruce Anderson
I tried to take it in stride. "No big deal," I thought. "So what if Don Drysdale has been elected to the Hall of Fame? He was a fine pitcher and an outstanding competitor." But it didn't sit...

April 30, 1984 | John Bowers
Long ago trains stopped passing through. On one of its last runs an engine, a line of boxcars and a caboose simply came to a halt along the banks of the Esopus Creek and remained there for weeks,...

April 30, 1984
2, 3—Paul Bereswill4—Julie Coburn (top), Barry Tenin11—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman16, 17—Heinz Kluetmeier, Rich Clarkson (top)18, 19—Tony Tomsic20, 21—Heinz Kluetmeier (2), Rich Clarkson...

April 30, 1984 | Compiled by JOY DUCKETT CAIN
U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM QUALIFIERS

April 30, 1984
AMY BOLENMIDDLEBURGH, N.Y.Amy, an eighth-grader who's allowed to play varsity sports at Middle-burgh High, had 17 shutouts as a goalie to pace the Lady Knights to the state Class C girls' soccer...

April 30, 1984 | Edited by Gay Flood
MATT MILLENSir:Thanks to Paul Zimmerman for his outstanding article on Raider linebacker Matt Millen (This Raider's a Real Riot, April 16). Millen brings an intensity to football that all who play...

April 30, 1984 | Demmie Stathoplos
In the beginning there were singles bars, where the only games were of the pickup variety. Then there was computer dating, wherein a swinging WM Scorpio, into yoga and tofu, could seek the WF of...

April 30, 1984 | Lisa Twyman
The Jack Twyman who played for the Cincinnati Royals in the 1960s was a stranger to me. Sure, I have vague recollections of my father's NBA days, like the time I followed him into the locker...