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Booktalk

WHAT A LOVELY SEASON 1980 WAS FOR THE NATION'S HOST OF YANKEE-HATERS

By Jonathan Yardley

Fernando

Will the Bubble Ever Burst?

Fernando Valenzuela had to struggle for a while in running his record to 7-0 but, by gum, he got his fifth shutout

By Jim Kaplan

NBA Finals

SO FAR, SO MIRACULOUS

A Jewish monk and a latter-day Moses helped put upstart Houston into a 2-2 tie with Boston in the NBA title series

By John Papanek

Gone With The Wind

GONE WITH THE WIND, LITERALLY

The merest zephyr prevented Carl Lewis from achieving the most remarkable feat of an outstanding track and field meet

By Kenny Moore

Giammalva

SAMMY COMES SLAMMIN' IN

Tennis' latest phenom is 18-year-old Sammy Giammalva, who may end up the equal of the hero of his favorite novel

By Barry McDermott

Baseball

At home in the dome

Designated Hitter Richie Zisk zaps 'em in the cozy confines of Seattle's ball park

By E.M. Swift

THE WEEK (May 4-10)

By Steve Wulf

Hockey

Nanne's boys suddenly grew up

Hero worshiping and the Flames took a beating as Minnesota reached the finals

By Mike DelNagro

Horse Racing

A turn for the Nurse

Silky Sullivan's dilatory descendant now wows Coast fans just as he once did

By William Leggett

Amazonia

PLEASE, DON'T FALL IN THE WATER!

The rivers of Amazonia seem benign enough, but that's just a surface impression. Strange, fangy and literally shocking critters lurk below. The jungly banks are no picnic ground, either. None of which deterred Kay Brodney, a decidedly unbookish librarian, from having the fly-fishing time of her life

By Clive Gammon

Reminiscence

OUR TEAM LEARNED A LESSON AT THE HANDS OF SMALL LARRY LITTLEFEATHER

By Grady Jim Robinson

For The Record

A roundup of the week May 4-10

Compiled by Craig Neff

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Philip G. Howlett

SCORECARD

Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

CREDITS

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