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September 06, 1982 | Volume 57, Issue 11

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Rickey Henderson Cover - Sports Illustrated September 06, 1982

September 06, 1982 | Ron Fimrite
The base path to glory led from first to second in Milwaukee, where Oakland's Rickey Henderson stole base No. 119 to break the single-season record—and there was, and will be, more

September 06, 1982 | Dan Jenkins
A ball was the talk of the World Series of Golf until Craig Stadler let go with a 65 and then won the event in a playoff

September 06, 1982 | Ralph Wiley
The Raiders' debut as the home team in Los Angeles was a success on the field but not up in the seats

September 06, 1982 | Bill James
Rickey Henderson may be the man of the hour but, argues the author, base stealing has never really amounted to very much

September 06, 1982 | Franz Lidz
Affable Tampa Bay Linebacker Cecil Johnson turns into a lethal hitter on the field and a deadly needler in the locker room

September 06, 1982 | Philip G. Howlett
For Staff Writer Ralph Wiley, the look at the human and logistical sides of the football Raiders' move from Oakland to Los Angeles (page 22) was at once a homecoming and a leave-taking. Wiley...

September 06, 1982 | Jule Campbell
What does a hiker do first after a hard day on a mountain trail? It's 10 to 1 he kicks his boots off. The fact is, the climbing boot is an uncomfortable walking shoe; most are stiff and heavy, and...

September 06, 1982 | William Taaffe
The White Sox co-owner says pay TV could bring in $27 million a year

September 06, 1982 | Pat Putnam
Hector Camacho, street fighter and car thief, has cleaned up his act

September 06, 1982 | Steve Wulf
Cody Webster pitched and hit Kirkland, Wash. to the Little League title

September 06, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf

September 06, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
JOE NIEKRO: The Houston righthander lowered his ERA to 2.47 (sixth best in the National League) as he shut out both New York and Montreal 2-0 on a total of only 10 base hits, nine of them singles.

September 06, 1982 | E.M. Swift
Bull riding is the roughest, toughest rodeo event. Ask Don Gay, who's going for a record eighth title

September 06, 1982 | N. Brooks Clark
Two years ago the Delaware State College football team traveled to Portland (Ore.) State, where it got a mention in the national news by losing 105-0. That and several other embarrassments in its...

September 06, 1982
4—Frank White9—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman14, 15—Heinz Kluetmeier16, 17—Peter Read Miller (3), Ronald C. Modra (bottom right)18, 19—Ronald C. Modra (4), Heinz Kluetmeier (right)22, 23—John...

September 06, 1982 | Compiled By ROB BUCHANAN
BASEBALL—KIRKLAND, WASH. defeated Taiwan 6-0 to win the 36th Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. (page 54).

September 06, 1982
HENRY FRANKECENTRALIA, ILL.Franke, 82, a retired carpenter, cast 102 ringers in 182 shoes (56%) to win five straight games and the men's 75-and-over title at the World Horseshoe Pitching...

September 06, 1982 | Edited by Gay Flood
FRANCOSir:Roy Blount Jr.'s piece on Franco Harris (The Ascent of an Enigma, Aug. 23) was extraordinary. I thought such mastery might be lost forever with the passing of Red Smith. But I think even...

September 06, 1982 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

September 06, 1982 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Richie Hebner, long noted for his poor fielding as a third baseman and first baseman, on his new role as part-time rightfielder with the Pittsburgh Pirates: "I won't have trouble fielding the...