A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 26, 1978

The tense and determined young lacrosse player on this week's cover is not a superstar. Nor is it her team we are celebrating, though it happens to be the national champion. Instead, our cover story is about the revolution that is taking place on the country's playing fields as, at all ages and levels, women have moved into the world of sport.

By no coincidence, Associate Editor B.J. Phillips, who wrote the cover, is a woman. She is also our regular sportswriter and a diehard baseball fan who spent a Southern small-town childhood hoping to make the major leagues. She did enjoy...

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