The Lineup

April 17, 2005

The Lineup

Departments

4 Leading Off

12 Letters

15 Air and Space

The Frozen Four, the greatest event you've never seen, is more fun than a barrel of Masters by Steve Rushin

18 Scorecard

• NCAA title restores Baylor luster

• Arena league player dies in game

• John Rocker, Long Island Duck

33 Faces in the Crowd

35 Players

THE MASTERS

42 Perfect Pitch

With a huge chip shot during a Sunday charge, Tiger Woods won his fourth green jacket

by Alan Shipnuck

BASEBALL 

50 Getting Edgy at Wrigley

by Michael Farber

PRO BASKETBALL

54 Last Shot for Reggie

Reggie Miller is capping his 18-year career by rallying the Pacers to the playoffs

by Chris Ballard

BOXING

58 The Shadow Boxer

Emile Griffith beat Benny (Kid) Paret to death after Paret called him queer. He's still struggling with it

by Gary Smith

Inside ...

72 Horse Racing

• Bellamy Road romps in Wood

74 Baseball

• Astros' Taveras: Baby Beltran?

76 The NBA

• SI's MVP, other season awards

78 College Football

• USC rebuilds coaching staff

80 The Life of Reilly

Tiger got all the breaks, but Chris DiMarco never broke by Rick Reilly

Cover

PHOTOGRAPH BY AL TIELEMANS

INSET PHOTO: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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COLOR PHOTODAMIAN STROHMEYER DOWN AND OUT A diving Brady Clark of the Brewers is caught trying to steal second by the Cubs' Nomar Garciaparra (page 50). B/W PHOTOCHARLES HOFF/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS (INSET)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)