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October 03, 1966 | Volume 25, Issue 14

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Roman Gabriel Cover - Sports Illustrated October 03, 1966

October 03, 1966 | Sandy Ramras

October 03, 1966 | Sandy Ramras
What makes a major league pitcher? Well, Pat Jarvis started the season by falling off a car during a parade welcoming ballplayers to Richmond, Va. before opening day. He injured his neck, not...

October 03, 1966
4—Walter Rubey24—Herb Scharfman25—Leviton-Atlanta26, 27—Don Getsug from Rapho-Guillumette32, 33—Tony Triolo34, 35—Roy De Carava36—Sheedy & Long56—Herb Scharfman71—Ron Bennett-Oregon Journal,...

October 03, 1966
Scott Mayes, a Lexington, Ky. 6-year-old, went undefeated in six races in his first year of competitive swimming as he finished the season with a record-breaking 16-second win in the 25-yard boys'...

October 03, 1966
BOATING—WILDWIND, a 32-foot Class D catamaran, took the first world championship regatta for multihulls without meeting a competitor of her own size or speed, off Kings Point, N.Y. (page 32).

October 03, 1966
LES MISERABLESSirs:Thank you for an excellent article on the front-running L.A. Dodgers (Painful Search for a Pennant, Sept. 19). It's about time someone cleared up the mysteries surrounding the...

October 03, 1966

October 03, 1966
•Reggie Harding, Negro basketball player, after signing with the Detroit Pistons for $15,000: "They can talk about black power and white power. I believe in green power: money, man, money."

October 03, 1966
It was a runaway one day, a pennant race again the next. When John Roseboro of the Dodgers was greeted by ecstatic teammates after his home run climaxed a doubleheader win, Los Angeles had the...

October 03, 1966 | William Leggett
Next week, in one National League city or another, the 63rd World Series begins and, contrary to what you might have heard lately, the Baltimore Orioles are going to show up for it. Las Vegas says...

October 03, 1966 | John Underwood

October 03, 1966
Baltimore, an aging city, is host to baseball's World Series for the first time. For the occasion, Mark Kram takes a candid but fiercely sentimental look at his old home town.

October 03, 1966 | Hugh Whall
If the first world multihull championships proved anything (which is doubtful), it is that sailboats with a lot of hulls move faster and get wrecked much quicker than any other kind

October 03, 1966 | Pat Ryan
When five Brooklyn families pooled a few thousand dollars to start a harness-racing stable they thought it might make a nice hobby, but they never dreamed of winning the Little Brown Jug with a $2...

October 03, 1966 | Edwin Shrake

October 03, 1966 | Garry Valk
On page 84 of this issue begins a story called The Last of the Mountain Men, a fascinating and somehow reassuring account of a man named Sylvan Hart, who for 34 years has lived alone in the...

October 03, 1966 | Virginia Kraft

October 03, 1966 | Frank Deford

October 03, 1966 | Herman Weiskopf
I"ll never forget what happened when I went to church after my first game here," says Dick Riendeau, coach at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, N.Y. "We had lost 22-0, but people kept...

October 03, 1966 | Mervin Hyman

October 03, 1966 | Mervin Hyman
THE BACK: Virginia's gifted Quarterback Bob Davis set an ACC record by completing 26 passes for 316 yards. He ran for three touchdowns and passed for two others as the defenseless Cavaliers lost...

October 03, 1966
It is bad enough when the big one gets away, but it is really more than any man should have to bear to have somebody else land the same fish less than three minutes later. Fishing the Deschutes...

October 03, 1966 | Martin Kane
Spunky Joe Frazier came off the canvas and beat Heavyweight Ringo Bonavena, but even his Cloverlay backers saw room for improvement

October 03, 1966 | Alfred Wright
Big money and an outlandish car are enlivening a new racing series

October 03, 1966 | Jack Nicklaus
Startling as the thought may be, practice does not make you a good putter. What I mean is that you cannot become a good putter by going out on the practice green every day and hitting a hundred...

October 03, 1966 | Harold Peterson
For the past 34 years a 20th-century frontiersman named Sylvan Hart has lived an 18th-century life in the wilderness of Idaho

October 03, 1966 | Percy Knauth
There are many monuments to James L. Clark in many cities of the U.S., but the greatest of them is in New York, in that endlessly fascinating, labyrinthine storehouse of the world of nature, the...

October 03, 1966 | Gerald Holland