August 05, 1985 | Jim Kaplan
San Diego led St. Louis 6-1 last Thursday night and starter Eric Show had given the Padres six good innings, so when the first two Cardinal batters reached base in the top of the seventh, manager...
August 05, 1985
As the National Sports Festival got under way, many athletes were aiming for the '88 Games
August 05, 1985 | Paul Zimmerman
It was an early spring day in 1975, the temperature was in the 30s and flurries were falling in Hanover, N.H. Dartmouth freshman Jim Reynolds, pitching the season opener against Brown, felt a...
August 05, 1985 | N. Brooks Clark
For some reason, Chris Bando of Cleveland isn't hitting this year
August 05, 1985 | Henry Hecht
For the last few years, the White Sox in general—and Carlton Fisk in particular—have had a reputation for taking their sweet time to play baseball, a rap that angered manager Tony LaRussa whenever...
Al Bumbry of the Padres has always been considered one of the game's good people. Now there's even more reason to think of him that way.
ODDIBE McDOWELL: The rookie centerfielder for the Rangers went 13 for 27 with five home runs, 10 runs and three game-winning RBIs. On Tuesday he went 5 for 5 and hit for the cycle.
August 05, 1985 | Frank Deford
August 05, 1985 | Lisa Winston Wilentz
Sometimes I think if one more muscle-bound jock says to me, "Gee, you sure know a lot about baseball for a girl" I will hit him over the head with an Omar Moreno Louisville Slugger. I happen to...
August 05, 1985 | Bob Cairns
God made radar guns to get two kinds of people: drivers with heavy feet and old ballplayers with big egos. Unfortunately, this revelation hit me a split second late, just after I decided to test...
August 05, 1985 | Compiled by BAILEY BREENE
BOWLING—GUPPY TROUP defeated Mark Baker 184-156 to win $16,000 and the Austin Open.
August 05, 1985
RYAN HILLLAINGSBURG, MICH.Ryan, 18, an ambidextrous pitcher for Laingsburg High, won a double-header against Webberville High, pitching right-handed in the first game and lefty in the next. He...
August 05, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
LONG LEASE ON LIFESir:I just finished reading perhaps the best article I have ever read in your publication, Paul Zimmerman's The Long Way Up (July 22). I believe that Howie Long will become one...
•Pam Shriver, objecting to some nasty things that Vitas Gerulaitis has been saying about women's tennis: "He shouldn't pick on girls just because he hasn't had much luck with guys."