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July 08, 1985 | Volume 63, Issue 2

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Fernando Valenzuela Cover - Sports Illustrated July 08, 1985

July 08, 1985 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

July 08, 1985 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Johnny Bench, after shooting a double bogey, a triple bogey and a quintuple bogey in two rounds of play during the Cincinnati Metropolitan Amateur Golf Championship: "Gaylord Perry had the only...

July 08, 1985 | Sam Moses
Al Unser Jr. outlasted a pair of fierce, famous Indy rivals to win the rich Meadowlands Grand Prix

July 08, 1985 | Jim Kaplan
The Yankees' Rickey Henderson is having a heat wave and making his opponents sweat

July 08, 1985 | Curry Kirkpatrick
After Anne White defied Wimbledon convention by wearing a bodysuit, her sexy attire was banned. But White had joined the pantheon of pioneers

July 08, 1985 | Ralph Wiley
Danny Miller booted five field goals to give Birmingham a dramatic 22-20 first-round victory over Houston in the USFL playoffs

July 08, 1985 | Tony Castro

July 08, 1985 | Armen Keteyian

July 08, 1985 | Robert L. Miller
Photographer Bill Eppridge is a fortunate man: His vocation and avocation complement each other almost perfectly. "It has occurred to me in recent years." says Eppridge, "that fly-fishing and...

July 08, 1985 | Bruce Anderson
Gary Pettis seems to be wearing wings as he glides around centerfield

July 08, 1985 | Henry Hecht
Cubs manager Jim Frey was remembering what life was like before The Streak began. "We win six in a row, we're 3½ in front and our hurt guys are coming back," Frey said a few hours before the...

July 08, 1985 | Henry Hecht
The 1985 season has seen an unusual number of unusual injuries. Some of them were very painful, so don't laugh:

July 08, 1985 | Henry Hecht
PEDRO GUERRERO: The Dodger outfielder hit three homers to set the NL record for home runs in June with 15. He tied the major league mark held by Babe Ruth, Robert Johnson and Roger Maris.

July 08, 1985 | Schuyler Bishop
On Oct. 10, 1910, nearly seven years after the Wright brothers' first successful flight at Kitty Hawk, newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst offered $50,000 to the first person who could fly...

July 08, 1985 | Franz Lidz
The top shooters went for all the marbles at this national tourney.

July 08, 1985 | William Taaffe
The new, toned-down Bud Collins is a smash at the Wimbledon mike

July 08, 1985 | Jaime Diaz
Miller Barber won his third Senior Open championship in five attempts

July 08, 1985 | Jerome D. Lamb
I was, in my youth, not much of a ballplayer—no hit, no field, no arm. As a result, the highlights of my career were few and dim: an occasional pedestrian defensive play, a rare scratch single,...

July 08, 1985 | Alexander Wolff

July 08, 1985 | Compiled by BAILEY BREENE
BOWLING—TONY CARIELLO defeated top-seeded Mark Baker 204-154 to win $18,000 and the Kessler Open in Dublin, Calif.

July 08, 1985
DOUG MARTINVAN BUREN, OHIOMartin, a recent Van Buren High graduate and the 1984 U.S. Junior Amateur Golf champion, led his team to the state Class A title. In basketball, he averaged 12 ppg for...

July 08, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:Being from Wisconsin, I always pull for Andy North, and I know of all the setbacks he has suffered during his career. It was good to see him win the U.S. Open again (, June 24). However, I was...