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Yesterday

They never said die—and didn't

By Erwin L. Breithold

'Hair'

ON TOUR WITH 'HAIR'

The Oakland A's, baseball's version of the mod musical, have an Aquarian togetherness. Here they are at work and play, seen backstage through a weary week, the kind baseball knows too well—and fans do not

By Ron Fimrite

Hit And Miss

A COUPLE OF HIT AND MISS PROPOSITIONS

The big hit and hitter of the Olympic Trials was Duane Bobick, but Bobby Lee Hunter missed enough to miss out on Munich

By Dan Levin

Go, Go, Go,

GO, GO, GO, GO, GO

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Putting out the fires in New York

Hot Sparky Lyle was considered too special for the All-Star Game

By Barry McDermott

THE WEEK

Food

When you can't clout 'em, cook 'em

The Mets' injured Rusty Staub, slugger and saucier extraordinary, finds some solace in the kitchen

By Pamela Knight

Harness Racing

Win, place and show them who is best

As arguments flared in the aftermath of this year's Roosevelt International, it became clear that the only way to calm down the dispute was to stage a separate three-horse showdown—winner take almost all

By Pat Putnam

Beauty

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

She was lovely; perhaps she still is. Obsessed, and surely she remains that. A woman scorned, but now—her talent thoroughly established—she rightfully can scorn. And does. She is Robyn Smith. Or is she?

By Frank Deford

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 18-24

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Martin Kane

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