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October 01, 1973 | Volume 39, Issue 14

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Anthony Davis Cover - Sports Illustrated October 01, 1973

October 01, 1973 | Joe Jares

October 01, 1973
4—Tony Triolo26—John D. Hanlon27—Eric Schweikardt28, 29—Heinz Kluetmeier30—Jerry Cooke31—Neil Leifer, Tony Triolo77—Lane Stewart86, 87—Wil Blanche93—Lane Stewart96—Tony Triolo (3), David Lees,...

October 01, 1973
Sherri Lynn Graham, 8, of Salem, Va., set a state age-group record for 12-and-under in the 880-yard run with a clocking of 2:49.0 in a meet at Roanoke College. In the same meet she also placed...

October 01, 1973
BASEBALL—The International League PAWTUCKET Red Sox defeated the American Association Tulsa Oilers four games to one to win the Junior World Series. Pawtucket is a Boston farm team; Tulsa belongs...

October 01, 1973
NATURE OF THE GAMESirs:Thank you for a solid pro football issue (Sept. 17). Good, progressive thinking is the stimulus the game needs to prevent stagnation of the kind that numerous writers and...

October 01, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

October 01, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Henry Aaron, asked by a woman if he was the Home Run King: "No, Dave Johnson's upstairs in his room asleep."

October 01, 1973 | John Underwood

October 01, 1973 | Ron Fimrite

October 01, 1973
It's showdown time in baseball, and William Leggett tells whom to keep an eye on in the pennant playoffs, assuming that the zany race in the National League East ever ends.

October 01, 1973 | Curry Kirkpatrick

October 01, 1973 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

October 01, 1973 | John A. Meyers
It may be a side effect of the jet age, or of satellite TV, or of increasing affluence the world around, but we find important sports stories are more and more turning up in settings far removed...

October 01, 1973 | William Johnson

October 01, 1973
It is as though the emotional cost of each victory and defeat has been etched into them, the erosion of a life lived on the outer edge. At right is the premier example, Jackie Stewart of 1973. Now...

October 01, 1973
To a new young lion like Jody Scheckter, who is 23 and still given a bit to pitching his car into the corners, they are the best drivers in all of racing. He can sense and admit that this elite,...

October 01, 1973 | Charles Goren
The 1973 Summer Nationals in Washington, D.C. turned out to be the largest bridge tournament ever held. Eager competitors occupied 16,044 tables, some 1,500 more than the previous record of 14,511...

October 01, 1973 | Larry Keith
South Carolina's Paul Dietzel, using the same offense Houston's Bill Yeoman invented, came to town and got a lesson on how it really goes

October 01, 1973 | Herman Weiskopf

October 01, 1973 | Herman Weiskopf
THE BACK: Substitute Tailback Billy Waddy, a freshman, led Colorado to a 28-25 win over Wisconsin as he gained 202 yards in 24 carries, scored on runs of 17 and 76 yards and completed a surprise...

October 01, 1973 | Lynn Simross
Take away one leg from a pacing colt and what do you have? In the Little Brown Jug, a win by a three-legged horse, namely Melvin's Woe, who was so lame going into the rich, classic race he was...

October 01, 1973 | J. A. Maxtone Graham
Sutherland, paradoxically, is one of the most northerly counties of Scotland. There are few people living among the bog, hill and heather; in the coastal town of Brora barely a thousand. But Brora...

October 01, 1973 | Hugh D. Whall
The world championship for the Tornado—a swift breed of cat that has been made a new Olympic class—belongs to a pair of Californians

October 01, 1973 | Dan Jenkins