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RAINY-DAY GAMES GAVE THIS ARTLESS DODGER AN INTEREST IN RARE DISEASES

By Richard Demak

Tom Seaver

Tom Takes A Giant Step

Tom Seaver added more luster to an already brilliant career by winning his 300th victory before some old friend in New York

By Craig Neff

Rod Carew

Rod Reels In His 3,000th Hit

By Bruce Anderson

Dorsett

Thrown For Some Big Losses

Dogged by financial reversals, Dallas running back Tony Dorsett is seeking to solve them, in part, by holding out

By Douglas S. Looney

Boris Becker

A Smash Hit On His Home Court

Boris Becker used his awesome firepower in West Germany to shoot down the U.S. in Davis Cup play

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Special Report

The Tyranny Of Phony Fields

By William Oscar Johnson

Is It Baseball Or Pinball?

Unrolled as if from a monstrous machine, artificial turf has changed, in particular, that most pastoral of pastimes, baseball

By Ron Fimrite

Just An Awful Toll

Artificial turf is murder on football players; it causes more breaks, bruises, tears and strains than sod does

By John Underwood

It's The Grass Guys Who Win Games

By Paul Zimmerman

Baseball

Friendly killer B's

Wade Boggs and George Brett are great pals and fierce AL rivals

By Jack Falla

INSIDE PITCH Statistics through Aug. 4

By Henry Hecht

For The Record

A roundup of the week July 29-Aug. 4

Compiled by BAILEY BREENE

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Robert L. Miller

SCORECARD

Edited by Franz Lidz