April 15, 1985
April 15, 1985

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April 15, 1985

Baseball 1985


Baseball 1985

This is an article from the April 15, 1985 issue

22 Look Out, Ty Cobb
'Tis the season for milestones in the grand old game, and Pete Rose—who else?—is leading the grand old guard
by Ron Fimrite

28 So Good, So Young
Overpowering pitches and uncommon control made Dwight Gooden of the Mets the best teenage pitcher ever
by E.M. Swift

40 All In The Game
A portfolio by SI photographers portrays off-the-wall, down-and-dirty, even quite glovely aspects of baseball

50 A Whole New Order
In our annual scouting reports we play hardball, ranking all 26 teams. The Blue Jays and Cubs should be in the Series

100 The Boss Takes His Cuts
As he begins his first full season, commissioner Peter Ueberroth speaks out on baseball's important issues
by Frank Deford

108 The Team Of Your Dreams
Fenway Park with Cub fans. Eddie Murray and Pete Sheehy. Here are the best of everything and everybody
by Steve Wulf


17 Scorecard
99 TV/Radio
129 For The Record
130 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.

PHOTOJACQUELINE DUVOISINLEADING OFF: Cy Young Award winner Rick Sutcliffe gets his licks in after a recent spring training stint. Cub fans only pray that his ice cream isn't Rocky Road.