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May 23, 1994 | Volume 80, Issue 20

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Charlie O'Brien Cover - Sports Illustrated May 23, 1994

May 23, 1994

May 23, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum

May 23, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
John Schireck, who owns the Outpost Sports Center in San Ramon, Calif., is selling limited-edition baseballs, each bearing not only the signature of a famous player but also his thumbprint...for $475.

May 23, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
John BurkettThe San Francisco Giant pitcher, after being roughed up by the Colorado Rockies, on which pitch was giving him the most trouble: "The one that was coming out of my hand."

May 23, 1994 | Phil Taylor

May 23, 1994 | Jack McCallum
Tough new rules are needed to end the ugly, too frequent brawls in baseball and the NBA

May 23, 1994 | Tom Verducci

May 23, 1994 | Ed Hinton
After three grim accidents, Formula One confronted safety questions at the series' showcase race in Monaco

May 23, 1994 | Mark Mulvoy
When SI deputy copy chief Pam Roberts was growing up in the early 1970s, back when Brad Park and Rod Gilbert were icing the puck fantastic for the New York Rangers, the most honored of her...

May 23, 1994 | Douglas S. Looney

May 23, 1994 | Tim Layden

May 23, 1994 | Sally Jenkins

May 23, 1994 | Austin Murphy
Conn Smythe would have loved Wendel Clark. Smythe, one of the early patriarchs of the NHL and the fellow who built Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens, was fond of saying, "If you can't beat 'em in the...

May 23, 1994 | Amy Nutt
Laura Davies can't help swinging for the fences...and the cart paths and the galleries. Her Ruthian drives are the talk of the tour. If the 30-year-old Englishwoman played baseball instead of...

May 23, 1994 | Franz Lidz
She's a thin reed of a history major who genuflects to the Cranberries and the Baltimore Orioles. He's a reed-thin politics major who's crazy about Abraham Lincoln and Eddie Van Halen. These two...

May 23, 1994 | S.L. Price

May 23, 1994 | Tim Kurkjian
A Good Run of Salmon

May 23, 1994 | Tim Kurkjian
Never Say Never. On May 10 the Braves trailed the Phillies 8-1 entering the bottom of the ninth but scored seven runs to tie the game. Atlanta then won 9-8 in the 15th. It was the second time this...

May 23, 1994 | Rick Reilly
Armed with remote control, channel-hopping fans have the attention span of a gnat

May 23, 1994
"I played against Shaq in high school and college, and I admire the way he has handled the hoopla of pro sports and remained down-to-earth."ALBERT BUCKLES, AUSTIN, TEXAS