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October 02, 1972 | Volume 37, Issue 14

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Greg Pruitt Cover - Sports Illustrated October 02, 1972

October 02, 1972 | Robert Duffy
Carl Mays won 208 ball games in a 15-year big-league career, but he is remembered almost exclusively for a single pitch—the one that accidentally struck and killed Ray Chapman of the Cleveland...

October 02, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
SIN BINCanada may be embarrassed by its stunning losses in hockey to the Soviet Union, but defeat in itself is merely shocking. What is shameful is the defection of four Team Canada players, who...

October 02, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Grant Teaff, new head coach at Baylor, which last won a Southwest Conference football championship in 1924: "Patience is our biggest problem."

October 02, 1972 | John Underwood

October 02, 1972 | Mark Kram
Bobbing out of reach or reaching out for Frazier, it was Broadway show biz for Muhammad

October 02, 1972 | Ron Reid
The smell of singeing feathers was everywhere as the once-mighty Orioles fought disaster with their steadiest hitter, young Bobby Grich

October 02, 1972 | Mark Mulvoy
Russia, that is, where three million play the game and where the best whipped Team Canada—then lost a thriller

October 02, 1972
Already embattled, hockey begins with a covey of nouveaux riches players, an expanded NHL, a new WHA and legal turmoil over jumpers from the former to the latter.

October 02, 1972 | Jack Olsen

October 02, 1972
The U.S. Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, a small hamlet out of harm's way in upstate New York, is the most glamorous international motor race in this country. It is the last of the 12 Formula I events...

October 02, 1972 | Robert F. Jones
When he first appeared on the Grand Prix circuit two years ago, the In joke among the camshaft was to ask, "Emerson...Who?" Then, when he won the 1970 U.S. Grand Prix at Watkins Glen in only his...

October 02, 1972 | Tom Meschery

October 02, 1972
Is this the shape of things to come? The Granna soccer team of Sweden had a most successful season in 1971 and was expecting an even better one this year, when the entire midfield got pregnant,...

October 02, 1972 | Joe Jares
Those who think Bear Bryant has more victories than any other active coach can think again. The top man is Warren Woodson of Trinity University in Texas, who won his first game in 1927 and his...

October 02, 1972 | Gwilym S. Brown

October 02, 1972 | Gwilym S. Brown
THE LINEMAN: Penn State's 6'2", 210-pound senior Linebacker John Skorupan who, in addition to his key touchdown runback of an intercepted pass, also made 15 unassisted tackles and sacked Navy's...

October 02, 1972 | Hedley Donovan/Editor-In-Chief
If, in retrospect, a journalistic enterprise could have preordained its date of birth, we wouldn't have done it any other way. Time Incorporated officially became a business in November, 1922. In...

October 02, 1972 | Tex Maule
After six straight third-place finishes, San Diego went on a trading binge. It took one game for everybody but Duane to get acquainted

October 02, 1972 | Dan Levin
He did not cost much and he was not the favorite, but the son of Bret Hanover broke his old man's record and left the field chewing Delaware dust as he won the Little Brown Jug with two brilliant...

October 02, 1972 | John William Lee

October 02, 1972 | Barry McDermott

October 02, 1972
BASEBALL—An all-star team from VENEZUELA defeated the Albuquerque Dukes, the Pacific Coast League champions, 6-2 to win the first Kodak World Triple A championship at Honolulu Stadium.

October 02, 1972
20, 21—James Drake, John D. Hanlon (2)22, 23—John D. Hanlon24—Herb Scharfman, Neil Leifer25—Herb Scharfman26—Heinz Kluetmeier36—Fred Kaplan-Black Star56, 57—Bruce Roberts-Rapho...

October 02, 1972
Brett Swab, 8, and Paul Postier, 8, with help from Brett's twin brother, GREGG, led their Oilers team to the Tulsa Class C baseball championship. Brett and Paul each pitched seven no-hitters and...

October 02, 1972
OLYMPICS IN REVIEWSirs:I have thoroughly enjoyed your written and pictorial coverage of the Olympic Games. However, I was shocked at the suggestion in SCORECARD ("Terror in Munich," Sept. 18) that...