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December 22, 1975 | Volume 43, Issue 25

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Pete Rose Cover - Sports Illustrated December 22, 1975

December 22, 1975 | Kent Hannon

December 22, 1975
BASEBALL—A flurry of trades highlighted the major league meetings in Florida. New York Mets Outfielder RUSTY STAUB and a minor league pitcher were sent to Detroit for veteran southpaw MICKEY...

December 22, 1975
4—Tony Triolo15—Manny Millan17—Mike Mandel27—Neil Leifer28, 29—Walter Iooss Jr., Neil Leifer30, 31—Heinz Kluetmeier (2), Rich Clarkson32, 33—Manny Millan34-43—Illustrations by Arnold Roth47,...

December 22, 1975
Dana Hollingsworth, a junior at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., has led the Saints to the ICAC soccer title the last three years, scoring 30 goals in 38 games. He has three three-goal...

December 22, 1975
HOG TIEDSir:Your Dec. 8 issue had all the ingredients of a bestselling novel: a moving account of the ruination of Kentucky's football season by vicious rumors, the excitement of a new college...

December 22, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

December 22, 1975 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Cliff Hagan, University of Kentucky athletic director, on his apparent reluctance to discuss charges of misbehavior by Kentucky athletes: "I resent it when I read in the newspaper, 'Cliff Hagan...

December 22, 1975 | Mark Mulvoy
When they got their chance to beat the Dolphins in overtime, Bert Jones took them 82 yards on a relentless drive that led to the winning field goal

December 22, 1975 | Dan Jenkins
The best continuing story of the pro football season had been the creaky, guileful Washington Redskins and all of those Gone With the Winds and Casablancas they seemed to get involved in every...

December 22, 1975
The men will be separated from the boys in pro football as eight teams battle it out in the playoffs. SI's traveling squad of Dan Jenkins, Mark Mulvoy, Edwin Shrake and Ron Reid will report.

December 22, 1975 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Cotton Fitzsimmons' amalgam of Hawks includes young oldsters, old youngsters and a tattooed sixth man

December 22, 1975 | John Underwood
The manipulations of Bear Bryant, along with a premature date for making matchups, explain why some of the traditional games lack their usual glitter while at least one of the newer ones promises...

December 22, 1975 | Larry Keith

December 22, 1975 | John A. Meyers
"Writers are dreamers. They always want to be somewhere other than where they are," says Nathan Adams. Adams' dreams have taken him just about everywhere, and his cozy Alexandria, Va. home proves...

December 22, 1975 | Ron Fimrite

December 22, 1975 | John Underwood
The personnel director of a National Football League team recalled a time he had taken his son to see Willie Mays play baseball. Mays was on his way to the Hall of Fame, and as introduction the...

December 22, 1975 | Dan Jenkins
Most of golf's touring professionals seem to do little but play the game, or talk, think, worry and complain about playing the game, except of course on those few occasions each year when their...

December 22, 1975 | Robert Cantwell

December 22, 1975 | Frank Deford

December 22, 1975 | Stephanie Salter
Did you hear the one about the advertising executive who was sitting in a bar when a drunk walked up and asked if he had any pets and the adman said, "Yeah, I keep a rock. You don't need a...

December 22, 1975 | Edwin B. Kantar
On the first day of Christmas your true love may have given you a partridge in a pear tree, but I can't afford that, so I am going to give you a bridge hand, followed by 11 more. You can sample...

December 22, 1975 | Nathan M. Adams