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October 15, 1973 | Volume 39, Issue 16

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Nate Archibald Cover - Sports Illustrated October 15, 1973

October 15, 1973
Pilot and Author Richard Bach, known for his bestseller Jonathan Livingston Seagull, had trouble with his own wings recently. While en route from Florida to California in his P-51 Mustang, Bach...

October 15, 1973 | Pat Putnam
Colgate's Tom Parr, an unlikely looking quarterback, makes an inviting target, but every time he gets hit he bounces up to set another record

October 15, 1973 | Herman Weiskopf

October 15, 1973 | Herman Weiskopf
THE BACK: Tennessee Safety Eddie Brown lost four teeth when he blocked a Kansas field-goal try, but smiled after returning a punt 48 yards, running 74 yards with a pass interception and recovering...

October 15, 1973 | Dan Jenkins
Jack Nicklaus, architect, built a course on Ohio property owned by Jack Nicklaus, real estate tycoon, and last week staged a tournament there won by—oh, why bother

October 15, 1973 | Whitney Tower
As the rain splashed ever so gently on Paris' Bois de Boulogne last Sunday afternoon the crowd of 65,000 that gathered at Longchamp to witness the 52nd running of the Prix de l' Are de Triomphe...

October 15, 1973
'A player shall not hold, push, charge into, impede the progress of an opponent by extended arm, knee or by bending body into a position that is not normal.' Thus states the NBA rule book, but the...

October 15, 1973 | Peter Carry

October 15, 1973
PRO FOOTBALL—It was kickers wild almost everywhere in the NFL. Chester Marcol's third three-pointer of the second half, a 32-yard effort with five seconds left, gave the GREEN BAY Packers a 16-14...

October 15, 1973
Donna Aycoth, 23, of Hagerstown, Md., broke her own women's record in the 11th Annual John F. Kennedy 50-Mile Hike-Run with an 8:26:07. She is the only competitor, male or female, to have bettered...

October 15, 1973
30—Tony Tomsic31—Walter Iooss Jr.32—Carl Iwasaki33—Tony Tomsic34, 35—Sheedy & Long36, 37—Fred Kaplan-Black Star, John Iacono, John D. Hanlon38, 39—Pete Biro, Heinz Kluetmeier (3)44—UPI45—Bruce...

October 15, 1973
Sirs:I take offense at your statement that USC's Anthony Davis is "the country's most electrifying running back" (, Oct. 1), as any Buckeye fan would. This is not because of traditional loyalty,...

October 15, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
1973 A. B. (AFTER BRUNDAGE)

October 15, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Henry Aaron, asked after the last day of the season what he thought he had done for baseball: "Maybe what I've done is create some new fans. At first there was a lot of that mail from people,...

October 15, 1973 | Tex Maule

October 15, 1973
Theirs is not essentially a contact sport, but as Baltimore and Oakland, Cincinnati and New York fought last weekend to get to the World Series, a special intensity enveloped their games that...

October 15, 1973 | Ron Fimrite
In the National League the hitless wonders were matched against the wondrous hitters, but neither the Mets nor the Reds seemed content with the stereotyping as they switched roles in a dizzy...

October 15, 1973 | Robert F. Jones

October 15, 1973 | Ron Fimrite

October 15, 1973 | Peter Carry
And the forwards. And the centers. As the NBA and ABA start play, teams like the Knicks will be taking their last bows. Waiting anxiously in the wings are such youthful aspirants as the Nets

October 15, 1973
Any division that loses a Wilt Chamberlain but gains a Bill Russell is game for sweeping changes, and that is what has occurred in the turbulent Pacific. Each of the five teams will be adjusting...

October 15, 1973
The only Buck regular to attend Milwaukee's early September training camp for rookies was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who hardly needs to impress Coach Larry Costello. As younger Bucks scrimmaged on one...

October 15, 1973
It was 11 o'clock on a Saturday night and the last of the crowd was straggling out of the vomitories of the Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum when the Hawks returned to the floor. Moments before, Atlanta...

October 15, 1973
The Boston Celtics and the New York Knickerbockers have a lot in common. To begin, either team could win the NBA championship and one very probably will. The Knicks took the title last May for the...

October 15, 1973
Dr. Lenny Bloom, the part-time orthodontist and full-time operator who owns the San Diego Conquistadors, spent most of the summer trying to wrest a star center from two of basketball's firmest...

October 15, 1973
There've been some changes made in this division: new coaches at New York, Kentucky and Memphis; a new owner, general manager and board of directors at Kentucky and new stars for New York and...

October 15, 1973
Underdogs Bite back in college football as a pack of also-rans snarl in rebellion. John Underwood reviews the season's surprises and explains what unleashed them.

October 15, 1973 | Barry McDermott
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October 15, 1973 | John A. Meyers
Everybody likes to read about records, and week by week we do our best to keep you up to date on big ones (Hank Aaron's pursuit of No. 714) and lesser ones (Donna Aycoth's 8:26:07 in the 50-mile...

October 15, 1973 | Clive Gammon

October 15, 1973 | Frank Deford
Sweat, or, as it is known in some circles, perspiration, has no lobby and no patrons. Nobody ever has a nice word to say about sweat. In fact, the closest thing to a nice word about sweat is...

October 15, 1973 | Annemarie Berg
More than anything in this world, Annie Edson Taylor wanted fame and fortune. To attain them she went over Niagara Falls in a barrel, and for 10 years she remained the only person to have made...