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September 3, 1979 Table Of Contents

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Yesterday

WHEN AMOS RUSIE WAS ON THE MOUND CATCHERS DIDN'T GET THE LEAD OUT

By Al Rainovic

Booktalk

BEFORE THE SUMMER IS OVER, TAKE A TRIP TO GRACEVILLE TO SEE THE OILERS

By Jonathan Yardley

Viewpoint

SIZING UP WAYS TO ENLIVEN THE NFL: HOW ABOUT SOME GIANT-PYGMY BALL?

By Rick Telander

Cincinnati

SAY HI TO THE LITTLE RED MACHINE

Pete's gone, Tony's gone and Joe's not as joltin', but Cincinnati is pressing for first place in the National League West

By E.M. Swift

Pro Football '79

GRIDIRON 2000

Don't be shocked when the 21st century arrives and the NFL teams in Super Bowl XXXIV have women quarterbacks launching 135-yard touchdown passes with their power-assisted arms.

By Frank Deford

Everything you always wanted to know about pro football...BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK

THE LEXICON OF PRO FOOTBALL

By Ron Reid

AFC East

By Paul Zimmerman

AFC Central

By Joe Marshall

AFC West

By Ron Reid

NFC East

By Paul Zimmerman

NFC Central

By Joe Marshall

NFC West

By Ron Reid

TV/Radio

SCOUTING THE NFL BROADCASTERS

By Paul Zimmerman

Baseball

Another hit sound in Music City U.S.A.

Conway Twitty's minor league team is humming at the gate and in the field

By Frank Deford

THE WEEK (August 19-25)

By Jim Kaplan

Horse Racing

Good old time for an oldtimer

Disdaining retirement, though he is 18 years old, Golden Arrow trains in the surf and still performs on the turf

By Demmie Stathoplos

Fishing

He's got a very fishy look

Charles Brooks figures the best way to catch a trout is to see things through a trout's eyes, which is why you can find him underwater, breathing through a hose

By Robert H. Boyle

Campbell

The Roots Of Greatness

Motivated by the preachings of a noble mama and propelled by his mighty legs, Earl Campbell has left plank-shack poverty far behind. But the man who was the NFL rushing leader as a rookie never forgets to look back

By Bruce Newman

On The Scene

NEITHER SNOW NOR RAIN NOR GLOOM OF NIGHT WOULD STAY THIS CHESS PLAYER

By Jim Kaplan

Reminiscence

A CHANCE MEETING WITH A FUTURE CHAMP ECLIPSED A FAN'S FIRST FIGHT

By Lowell Cohn

For The Record

A roundup of the week Aug. 20-26

Compiled by Roger Jackson

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Kelso F. Sutton

SCORECARD

Edited by Myra Gelband

CREDITS

FACES IN THE CROWD