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April 23, 1984 | Volume 60, Issue 17

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Darryl Strawberry Cover - Sports Illustrated April 23, 1984

April 23, 1984 | J. E. Vader
If you build a better horse, will the world beat a path to your barn? The developers of two new equine breeds hope so, because they're trying to produce horses that can jump higher and more...

April 23, 1984 | Robert W. Creamer
Here we go into the second straight baseball season without Earl Weaver on the scene as a manager, a state of affairs that leaves the Baltimore Orioles, the American League and baseball in general...

April 23, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

April 23, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Mickey Rivers, Texas Rangers designated hitter: "We'll do all right if we can capitalize on our mistakes."

April 23, 1984 | Dan Jenkins

April 23, 1984 | Rick Telander
Michigan Panther strong safety David Greenwood, a superior athlete, is a "lumberjack" who loves to cut down opponents

April 23, 1984 | William Nack
A rugged apprenticeship behind him, Darryl Strawberry could be swinging into an amazin' future

April 23, 1984 | Robert H. Boyle

April 23, 1984 | Bruce Anderson
Jim Eisenreich of the Twins is attempting his second comeback

April 23, 1984
New Tiger owner Tom Monaghan also owns Domino's Pizza chain, and, before the season started, every Tiger received a blue Domino's T shirt. The front of the shirt says: THE HOT ONES. And indeed the...

April 23, 1984
Vendors at Philadelphia's Veterans Stadium have replaced beef franks with chicken franks. "There's more value for the money," says Patrick Nilon, of the stadium's catering service, who notes that...

April 23, 1984
PETE ROSE: On Friday the 13th, 21 years to the day after his first major league hit, the Expo leftfielder tagged a Jerry Koosman fastball at Olympic Stadium for his 4,000th career hit, a double to...

April 23, 1984 | William Taaffe
Because of picky house rules, the Masters makes for refreshing TV

April 23, 1984 | Ralph Wiley
With help from Heaven, the Oklahoma Outlaws can be tough customers

April 23, 1984 | Jaime Diaz
The U.S. won half a dozen world titles in the last big pre-Olympic fights

April 23, 1984 | Frank Deford

April 23, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
When Dan Jenkins covered his first Masters, in 1951, Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts ran the tournament, Ben Hogan and Sam Snead dominated it and nearly everybody stayed at the Bon Air Hotel....

April 23, 1984 | Sandy Keenan
Lyn Watner's phone rings.... A milk company executive wants Cal Ripken Jr. to schedule a promotional appearance. "Nope, I'm sorry, he just can't," she says. "Baseball is his career and he's...

April 23, 1984
6, 7—Jacqueline Duvoisin, John Iacono, Michael O'Bryon8—John Iacono (left), Tony Triolo15—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman20, 21—Michael O'Bryon (left), John Iacono22—John Iacono23—John Iacono...

April 23, 1984 | Compiled by JOY DUCKETT CAIN

April 23, 1984
JOANN TERRY GRISSOMINDIANAPOLISGrissom, 45, a former Olympic hurdler and long jumper, threw the discus 106'5" to set her seventh U.S. women's over-40, five-year age-group record. She has marks in...

April 23, 1984 | Edited By Gay Flood
THE HOYAS' TITLESir:I'd like to thank Curry Kirkpatrick for finally giving the Georgetown Hoyas the credit they deserve (A Team for All Time, April 9). Although I'm a devout fan of the Hoyas, I...