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August 27, 1984 | Volume 61, Issue 10

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Pete Rose Cover - Sports Illustrated August 27, 1984

August 27, 1984 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
SPORTS COMEBACK OF THE YEAR: THE OLYMPIC GAMES

August 27, 1984 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Tony LaRussa, youthful White Sox manager, on baseball wisdom imparted to him by veteran major league pilot Chuck Tanner: "When I first became a manager, I asked Chuck for advice. He told me,...

August 27, 1984 | Steve Wulf
Pete Rose's return as manager-player wowed the media, revved up the Reds and refreshed Pete's run at Ty Cobb

August 27, 1984 | Ron Fimrite
The division-leading Padres had been a peaceable bunch until they made a call on the Braves. Then a nasty brushback war broke out

August 27, 1984 | Barry McDermott
Lee Trevino, 44, won the PGA with a record-shattering performance

August 27, 1984 | William Nack
Carr de Naskra flew through a breathtaking final furlong to win the Travers Stakes, Saratoga's Midsummer Derby

August 27, 1984 | William Nack
John Henry, the richest horse in the world, is still racing—and superbly—at the ripe age of nine

August 27, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
With this issue SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is 30 years old. Once only a gleam in the eye of Time Inc.'s co-founder Henry Luce, SI is now an institution, the first—and only—national weekly newsmagazine...

August 27, 1984 | Jeremiah Tax
When John Madden got his first job in pro football—coaching the linebackers for the Oakland Raiders—he was ready. He prepared "a long list of drills for all my linebackers." But only one. Duane...

August 27, 1984 | Jim Kaplan
The only sock in the White Sox these days comes from Harold Baines

August 27, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Before the 1980 season, Sparky Anderson compared Kirk Gibson to Mickey Mantle. "I was so cocky and stupid at the time, I thought I could do it," Gibson says now. "I was the next Mickey Mantle?...

August 27, 1984 | Henry Hecht
To the owners who want to avoid refunding money to the networks by installing temporary lights in Wrigley Field if the Cubs win the National League East:

August 27, 1984 | Henry Hecht
The U.S. Postal Service issued a commemorative stamp of ex-Pittsburgh great Roberto Clemente in Puerto Rico last week. Previous sports honorees were Jim Thorpe, Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson.

August 27, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Player-managers once abounded in the majors, but Cincinnati's Pete Rose is only the fifth in the last 25 years. Below, his most recent predecessors with their managerial records and individual...

August 27, 1984 | Henry Hecht
MIKE BODDICKER: The Oriole right-hander allowed only five hits and one earned run and struck out eight in two complete game wins. He raised his record to 15-8 and lowered his ERA to 2.77.

August 27, 1984 | Douglas S. Looney
Kansas City defensive end Art Still dieted so much he was a pushover

August 27, 1984 | Jill Lieber
In contrast to Art Still, the Washington Redskins' Alvin Garrett was carrying too much weight, but now he's back to being a Smurf. The 5'7" wide receiver ballooned into the Round Mound of...

August 27, 1984 | Jill Lieber
In his 10-year NFL career, Pittsburgh Steeler linebacker Jack Lambert has had remarkable success—four Super Bowl rings, nine Pro Bowls—but it hasn't spoiled him. In the Steelers' preseason opener...

August 27, 1984 | Jill Lieber
There's a new Kenny Stabler.

August 27, 1984 | Jack McCallum
Howie Garfinkel may be a klutz with a basketball, but he's the consummate pitchman in the summer camp biz. His Five-Star operation serves up top talent for hungry coaches

August 27, 1984 | Jack McCallum
What's a "legit tweener" if it's not Boy George? Do you, or any of your friends, have "low major muscle"? Or "? feet"? Does your "j border on pure"? What does "HM if reverts to soph" mean? Is...

August 27, 1984
2, 3—Richard Mackson4—Jacqueline Duvoisin14—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman16-19—Ronald C. Modra20, 21—Ronald C. Modra (2), Tony Tomsic (top right)22-25—Jacqueline Duvoisin26, 27—Richard Mackson...

August 27, 1984 | Compiled by GREG KELLY
BOXING—CHANG JUNG KOO of Korea retained his WBC light flyweight title by stopping Japan's Katsuo Tokashiki on a ninth-round TKO in Pohang, South Korea.

August 27, 1984
LENNY BERNSTEINROCKVILLE, MD.Bernstein, a three-time national prep wrestling champ entering North Carolina, won the 65-kilo freestyle gold medal at the world junior wrestling championships in...

August 27, 1984
OLYMPIC OPINIONSir:Frank Deford has once again displayed a rare and poignant sensitivity. His views (One Man's Opinion: Cheer, Cheer, Cheer for the Home Team, Aug. 13) echo my own and those of so...

August 27, 1984 | Michael Segell
"We were told not to come home if we didn't win this time," said Bunny Read, the senior Aussie thrower, before the return match of the year, the Boomerang Challenge Cup II. "And if we don't. I...