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September 25, 1967 | Volume 27, Issue 13

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Nino Benvenuti Cover - Sports Illustrated September 25, 1967

September 25, 1967

September 25, 1967
•Duffy Daugherty, Michigan State coach, admiring the attitude of his married players: "They all agreed to move into dormitories for the first two weeks of fall practice. Of course, I helped their...

September 25, 1967 | Dan Jenkins

September 25, 1967 | Mark Kram

September 25, 1967 | Whitney Tower
Carrying a record 172 pounds, Quick Pitch easily won the Rouge Dragon, his sixth straight victory at high weights. He is so good that he may challenge Europe's best hurdlers on their courses next year

September 25, 1967 | Carleton Mitchell

September 25, 1967
Victorious St. Louis, with the National League pennant wrapped up, prepares to meet any one of four American League teams in the Series. A preview by William Leggett.

September 25, 1967 | Gilbert Rogin

September 25, 1967 | Garry Valk
Younger readers of Paul Gallico can be excused if they have a mental picture of him as a frail, shy little man, or even if they suspect that "Paul Gallico" may be a pseudonym for a frail, shy...

September 25, 1967 | Pamela Knight
Once a thriving logging community serving the old Nevada mining towns of Carson City and Virginia City, Incline Village has been launched on a new existence through the impetus of sport. Covering...

September 25, 1967 | Gary Ronberg
The Tigers call their quarterback, Eldridge Dickey, The Lord's Prayer, but after a long, painful night out West, Dickey was flat on his back and San Diego State was the best small-college team in...

September 25, 1967 | Mervin Hyman

September 25, 1967 | Mervin Hyman
THE BACK: SMU's Jerry Levias, who runs like a restless wind, had his finest day against Texas A&M. Levias returned four kicks for 102 yards, caught seven passes—the last one beating the...

September 25, 1967
"The only way I know how to settle this is just to ask you how big your catch was. And no fudging," Governor Dan Moore of North Carolina said sternly to Governors Lester Maddox of Georgia and...

September 25, 1967 | Kim Chapin
As the Corvette sports car turns 16, it loses the Sting Ray name and gains a racy look for 1968

September 25, 1967 | Pete Waldmeir
The Tigers rallied from that terrible Sunday in Chicago with some late-inning heroics that enabled them to move into first place

September 25, 1967 | Jack Nicklaus
You will often hear a golfer say he "came off the ball." This phrase can describe a multitude of errors which will result in a shot that starts hopefully, but falls limply off to the right. The...

September 25, 1967 | Edwin Shrake
Miami had settled its passing problems with unheralded John Stofa. But the season had barely begun when Stofa and a dream were gone

September 25, 1967 | Paul Gallico

September 25, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf

September 25, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf
"People kept asking me, 'Why don't you have an interesting pennant race like they do in the National League?' " says Bob Holbrook, who became publicity director of the American League in 1966. The...

September 25, 1967
Cover—top, Herb Scharfman4—Ed Quinn-TIME15-17—Walter Iooss Jr.18—James Drake24—Bob Coglianese-NYRA25—Jerry Cooke34—Aldo Durazzi35—Roy DeCarava42-46—Fred Lyon-Rapho Guillumette51—Sheedy &...

September 25, 1967
Bruce Gangnath, a 14-year-old pitcher from Bloomfield Hills, Mich., played on three teams and compiled an 18-0 won-loss record, while batting .521. He then won three of five All-Star games and...

September 25, 1967
BOATING—INTREPID successfully defended the America's Cup by defeating Australian challenger Dame Pattie in four straight races (page 26).

September 25, 1967
KICKOFFSirs:Compliments are in order for Dan Jenkins for his fine article about the opening college football season (This Year the Fight Will Be in the Open, Sept. 11) and for his correct...

September 25, 1967 | Kim Chapin
In any sport, there is something indefinable that separates the champion from the pack he dominates. This is the primary theme of Tennis Observed, by Bill Talbert and Pete Axthelm (Barre...

September 25, 1967 | Gordon G. Beld
Not every football fan remembers the name Wilfred C. Bleamaster and yet, in a way, he made as significant a contribution to football as the inventors of the forward pass, the sucker shift and the...