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May 09, 1988 | Volume 68, Issue 19

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Pete Rose Cover - Sports Illustrated May 09, 1988

May 09, 1988 | Jane Schwartz

May 09, 1988 | Nicholas Dawidoff
In the last few years Tom Heitz has become close to Ty Cobb. He knows Lou Gehrig intimately. He whiles away the hours with Casey Stengel. When he feels the inclination, he reaches across his desk...

May 09, 1988 | Compiled by Morin Bishop
PRO BASKETBALL—The playoffs got under way in the NBA, with 16 teams competing in best-of-five series. Three of the league's dominant squads—the Lakers, Celtics and Pistons—all handled their...

May 09, 1988
IAN JONESBROOKLYNIan, a senior at Nazareth High, ran the 600 meters in 1:20.34 at the New York state high school indoor track championships in Ithaca. He broke by .16 of a second the national high...

May 09, 1988 | Rick Telander
For coarseness, Indiana's coach can't be beat

May 09, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf
CRIME AND PUNISHMENTPete Rose isn't the only sporting legend to come in for harsh discipline in recent days. On Sunday veteran race driver A. J. Foyt was fined $5,000 and suspended from the NASCAR...

May 09, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Keith Van Horne, Chicago Bears offensive tackle, on how he proposed to his new bride, Eleanor Mondale, daughter of former Vice-President Walter Mondale: "I just asked her if she wanted to hang...

May 09, 1988 | Steve Wulf
A call against his team set Reds manager Pete Rose on fire. After some finger pointing and poking, Rose bumped umpire Dave Pallone. On Monday, the National League president, Bart Giamatti (right),...

May 09, 1988 | Hank Hersch
John MacLean's goal lifted New Jersey over Washington for the Patrick championship

May 09, 1988 | E.M. Swift

May 09, 1988 | Peter Gammons
The calls started coming into McCauley Lumber in Tomball, Texas, in early April, a few days before Jon Peters would face that town's team and collect his 33rd straight win. Reporters wanted David...

May 09, 1988 | Jack McCallum

May 09, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
The long association between baseball and literature probably began in July 1846, when a reporter for the Brooklyn Eagle named Walt Whitman wrote, "In our sun-down perambulations, of late, through...

May 09, 1988 | Craig Neff
Weightlifter Naim Suleymanoglu was as mighty as ever in his first meet abroad since his daring defection from Bulgaria

May 09, 1988 | Merrell Noden
Margaret Groos bode her time before surging to win the women's marathon trials

May 09, 1988 | Austin Murphy
Midway through the NHL playoffs, center Mark Messier has fixed his sights on another Stanley Cup for Edmonton

May 09, 1988 | Edited by Gay Flood
REPEAT CHAMPS?That was a fascinating analysis of the Los Angeles Lakers' chances to repeat as NBA champions (The Dread R Word, April 18). However, you omitted a discussion of the biggest obstacle...

May 09, 1988 | John Garrity

May 09, 1988 | Ralph Wiley

May 09, 1988 | Jaime Diaz
PGA Tour chief Deane Beman is a Legend in his time

May 09, 1988 | Peter Gammons

May 09, 1988 | Peter Gammons
BUT CHECK THE FINE PRINTThe 1961 Philadelphia Phillies' 23-game losing streak still stands. But that team did something positive during its streak that the '88 Baltimore Orioles did not: The Phils...

May 09, 1988 | William Nack