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Red Man

RED MAN TO THE RESCUE

A tobacco-chewing relief pitcher and dee-fense have put the once mighty Yankees into a pennant race for the first time in years

By Ron Fimrite

THE GUEST IS BEST AT SARATOGA

Despite the absence of her chief rivals, Summer Guest took a big stride toward recognition as the best 3-year-old filly in the country with a decisive victory in the venerable Alabama Stakes

By Whitney Tower

WHEN YOU'RE NO. 2, YOU DIET

When Jurgensen was hurt, Billy Kilmer became the No. 1 Redskin quarterback. However, don't count Sonny out, he's counting calories

By Ron Reid

Rigby

SUGAR AND SPICE—AND IRON

Gymnastics may be the one sport—diving might be the other—which should be performed in the nude. Gymnastics is simply and wholly grace, beauty, strength, a glorification and exaltation of the human body. Thus, Cathy Rigby, the best U.S. hope for a medal at the Olympics

By Anita Verschoth

Bonefish

IMAGES IN A HALL OF MIRRORS

2,400 Miles

2,400 MILES BY HAND POWER

Or how else would you get a surfboard from Boston to Miami?

By Robert H. Boyle

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

Imagination, it's funny

Or it's plain murder if you're on the receiving end of Steve Carlton's pitches. He's gunning for 25 wins—with the Phillies. Imagine that!

By William Leggett

THE WEEK

Golf

Another laugher for Jack

By winning at Westchester, the mighty Nicklaus collected another $50,000, but for two other pros the rewards were relatively greater

By Mark Mulvoy

Harness Racing

Strike Out at a hot pace in a dead heat

By Lynn Simross

The King

A KING WITHOUT A CROWN

By Curry Kirkpatrick

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 8-14

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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