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October 21, 1974 | Volume 41, Issue 17

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Bill Buckner Cover - Sports Illustrated October 21, 1974

October 21, 1974
BOATING—George Henley of Eatonville, Wash., driving Dave Heerensperger's hydroplane Pay 'N Pak, set a course lap record of 114.796 mph and swept all three heats to win the 27th Annual Unlimited...

October 21, 1974
Cover—Walter Iooss Jr. (3), Fred Kaplan-Black Star5—Lane Stewart20, 21—Walter Iooss Jr.22, 23—Herb Scharfman, Walter Iooss Jr. (2)24, 25—Walter Iooss Jr.26—Manny Millan27—John Kenney28—Manny...

October 21, 1974
Marc Tourville of Martinez, Calif. set three records for 6-year-olds in a five-week period. He ran 50 yards in 7.6 seconds, high-jumped 3'3" and extended the long jump standard to 10'11½". He...

October 21, 1974
WILTSir:Wilt Chamberlain is right about being un-worried about his place in history books because he is a legend in his own time (My Impact Will Be Everlasting, Oct. 7). Without a doubt he is the...

October 21, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

October 21, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•John Keith, Oklahoma publicist, on 6'6", 290-pound tackle Mike Vaughan: "He plays right offensive mountain."

October 21, 1974 | Ron Fimrite

October 21, 1974 | Joe Jares
The Buckeyes destroyed Wisconsin 52-7 to reinforce the argument that they are the best team in the country

October 21, 1974 | Tex Maule
The Wolverines countered with a 21-7 triumph over Michigan State and refuse to settle for No. 2

October 21, 1974
Same fight, new date. Once again, Ali and Foreman count down toward their encounter in Africa. Has George grown fat in idleness? Is Muhammad bored? Is it raining?

October 21, 1974 | Frank Robinson

October 21, 1974
Expensive, and not always gifted, talent stretches exceeding thin as seasons of re-expansion and realignment begin in the two major leagues

October 21, 1974 | Mark Mulvoy
1. BOSTON BRUINS. Though the Bruins were embarrassed by Philadelphia in the Stanley Cup finals, over an 80-game season Bobby Orr, Phil Esposito and friends will be too powerful too often for the...

October 21, 1974 | Mark Mulvoy
Clarence Campbell Conference

October 21, 1974 | John A. Meyers
California, the most populous state in the nation, has become something of a supermarket of sport with its 20 professional teams (five major league baseball, five pro football, three pro...

October 21, 1974 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

October 21, 1974 | Coles Phinizy

October 21, 1974 | William Leggett
When network executives watch televised sports they do not care so much about who won or lost as how well—and how often—Andy Sohngen, or a man like him, stops the game. And Andy, a staff member at...

October 21, 1974 | Larry Keith
Adolf Hitler, Amelia Earhart and Joe Louis were making news when Alex Yunevich took over at Alfred University in 1937. He is still there

October 21, 1974 | Joe Marshall

October 21, 1974 | Joe Marshall
OFFENSE: Junior Quarterback Cornelius Greene led top-ranked Ohio State to a 52-7 victory over Wisconsin by running for 146 yards and two touchdowns and completing five of his seven passes for 81...

October 21, 1974 | Sarah Pileggi
A task that now seems unrealistic inspired JoAnne Carner's '74 tour

October 21, 1974 | Ron Reid
The Cardinals' 31-28 win over Dallas kept their unbeaten record intact and enhanced the startling notion that they are genuine contenders

October 21, 1974 | Barry McDermott
Practice makes the perfect man—he's still Arnold Schwarzenegger

October 21, 1974 | Bil Gilbert

October 21, 1974 | Bil Gilbert
While there is no single pill or injection that automatically "cures" snakebite, medical treatment has drastically reduced the fatality rate and minimized the physical effects.