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Using His Bean

HE ALSO SERVES WHO SITS AND WAITS

But baseball's best reliever—and most reluctant hero—seldom waits for long. Mike Marshall is busily working on his doctorate and a pennant for the Dodgers

By Ron Fimrite

WINNING ONE FOR THE SLIPPER

Buttery smooth as ever and still the master counterpuncher, an aging Jose Napoles battered Hedgemon Lewis to keep the welterweight title and confirm the fact that he is still the high-priced spread

By Tex Maule

Big Noise

BIG NOISE FROM SAN ANTONIO

After 641 forefingers had pressed triggers uncounted times and the smoke had settled on the World Skeet Championship, the winner was a man who had never before even won a whoopee pin

By Coles Phinizy

Steelers: Part 3

HOW DOES IT REALLY FEEL?

The pain and glory of pro football are exemplified by the players' hands, so brutally exposed to injury, so vital to victory

By Roy Blount Jr.

People

PEOPLE

By Ron Reid

Baseball

Reaching the top in one mighty pop

In 1973 Phillie Mike Schmidt batted .196. Now with an abrupt turn of nose and mind, he hits homers and the roof

By Roy Blount Jr.

THE WEEK (July 28-Aug. 3)

By Mark Mulvoy

Design For Sport

Light, Tight and Right for Racing

A mere ounce or so of miracle fabric makes up the new skinsuit that is sweeping the swimming world

By Jule Campbell

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 28-Aug. 3

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By John A. Meyers

SCORECARD

Edited by Sarah Pileggi

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