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Viewpoint

A GAME WITH A COLORFUL PRESENT GOES BACK TO A PALLID YESTERYEAR

By Douglas S. Looney

Yesterday

TY COBB'S ANGER LED TO BASEBALL'S FIRST STRIKE, A COMEDY OF ERRORS

By George Gipe

Booktalk

A FINE CRUISE FROM A.B. (ABLE SEAMAN) TO ZULU (A SCOTTISH FISHING VESSEL)

By Julie Lamb

Rampaging Phillies

OFF ON A RAMPAGE

Led by the mighty Bull and a herd of stampeding teammates, Philadelphia has roared to the majors' best record

By Larry Keith

TOMATO PATCH GEORGE AT THE SPA

Saratoga is a place for blue bloods—owners and horses—but a bumpkin raised on a truck farm took the illustrious Travers in a bruising battle, and his owners have issued a $200,000 challenge to vacationing Seattle Slew

By William Leggett

TRYING THE PATIENT OF THE SAINTS

Apparently recovered from the shoulder surgery that sidelined him last year, Archie Manning goes with Hank Stram's system like 'syrup on pancakes'

By Robert F. Jones

Whoops And Saddles

WHOOPS AND SADDLES IN HELENA

They came from 29 states and Canada to rope and ride it out in a rodeo to pick the country's best high school cowkids

By Douglas S. Looney

Juantorena

EL CABALLO IS OFF AND RUNNING

Cuba's double gold-medal winner, Alberto (the Horse) Juantorena, is in fine fettle for the World Games

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

TV/Radio

A SURE CURE FOR SORE NECKS

By Joe Jares

Baseball

The Rose has bloomed

Tiger rookie Dave Rozema presents a thorny problem to hitters. Though his pitches have been called garbage, he's enjoying the sweet smell of success

By Melissa Ludtke

THE WEEK (Aug. 14-20)

By Herman Weiskopf

Swimming

They're bracing for Berlin

By making a splash at the AAU meet, youngsters like Tracy Caulkins give U.S. women new hope against East Germany

By Jerry Kirshenbaum

Golf

If at first you don't succeed

Well, Debbie Austin tried and tried again, but for nine seasons nothing happened. Now she has five victories

By Barry McDermott

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 15-21

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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