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August 19, 1985 | Volume 63, Issue 8

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Pete Rose Cover - Sports Illustrated August 19, 1985

August 19, 1985 | Edited by Franz Lidz

August 19, 1985 | Edited by Franz Lidz
•Barry Switzer, Oklahoma football coach, on why his school has an in-state recruiting edge over Oklahoma State: "OU is easier to spell than OSU."

August 19, 1985 | Barry McDermott
Shaking off five years of deep frustration, Hubert Green rose up and won his second major championship

August 19, 1985 | Dan Levin
Hector (Macho) Camacho's attire was as flashy as his fists when he beat José Ramírez for the WBC lightweight championship

August 19, 1985 | Craig Neff
Matt Biondi lowered one world and one U.S. swimming record at the long course championships

August 19, 1985 | Bruce Newman

August 19, 1985 | Rick Reilly

August 19, 1985 | Robert L. Miller
The story was titled Charlie Hustle Gives Twelve Dimes On The Dollar, the issue date was May 27, 1968, and it was the first time Pete Rose, already in his sixth major league season, appeared on an...

August 19, 1985 | William Leggett
On June 25, 1960, 19-year-old Pete Rose made his pro baseball debut with the Geneva Redlegs of the New York-Penn League. In his first game, Rose hit two singles in five at bats and drove in a run....

August 19, 1985 | Robert W. Creamer

August 19, 1985 | Rick Telander
I was lost in thought, standing near the Los Angeles Raiders' practice field, when I saw him walking by.

August 19, 1985 | Ivan Maisel
Fifteen-year-old Pete Rose Jr. has the look of a chip off the old bat

August 19, 1985 | Henry Hecht
The Reds' half of the inning began with Cesar Cedeno asleep on the trainer's table and ended with him scoring the winning run on the 4,170th hit of Pete Rose's career—a two-out, 13th-inning bunt...

August 19, 1985 | Henry Hecht
JOHN TUDOR: The Cardinals' lefthander pitched a one-hitter to beat the Cubs 8-0 for his fourth shutout in his last eight starts and his 13th win in his last 14. He also tripled in the win over...

August 19, 1985 | Barry McDermott

August 19, 1985 | Leslie Bornstein
Marvin Sequeira's up. The score is tied 3-3, and the bases are loaded, with one out. Sequeira squints into the sun, squeezes his bat and measures the pitcher. The first pitch zips by. Strike one....

August 19, 1985 | Clive Gammon
At last count, there were 390,000 toll-free 800 phone numbers in this country, but only one, it's safe to bet, assaults your eardrums with a cacophonous cocktail of rain-forest noises when you are...

August 19, 1985 | Compiled by BAILEY BREENE
ARCHERY—RICK McKINNEY of Glendale, Ariz., the silver medalist at the 1984 Olympics, scored 2,624 points to defeat '84 Olympic gold medalist Darrell Pace of Hamilton, Ohio by 51 points and won the...

August 19, 1985
CLIVE LISTERSEATTLELister, 49, won the masters kayaking title at the U.S. Slalom and Wildwater championships in Wesser, N.C. for the fifth straight year. His time of 3:27.2 on the 800-meter course...

August 19, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:Thank you for Jim Kaplan's cover story on Pedro Guerrero and the Dodgers (, Aug. 5). No other player in the National League has contributed as much to his team's success as Pedro has.BOB...