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November 11, 1974 | Volume 41, Issue 20

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Muhammad Ali Cover - Sports Illustrated November 11, 1974

November 11, 1974
BASEBALL—In Tokyo, HENRY AARON defeated Sadaharu Oh 10—9 in a home-run-hitting contest, and learned that he had been dealt by the Atlanta Braves to the Milwaukee Brewers (page 84).

November 11, 1974
Cover by Ken Regan-Camera 5 for TIME12—Tony Triolo22, 23—Curt Gunther-Camera 5 for TIME, Tony Triolo24, 25—Neil Leifer (3), Curt Gunther-Camera 5 for TIME, Sonia Katchian26, 27—Neil Leifer,...

November 11, 1974
Dan Hendrickson of Roosevelt High in Virginia, Minn. won the varsity division of the 24th annual John Swain Run, one of the largest U.S. high school cross-country competitions, at Duluth. A total...

November 11, 1974
HONDOSir:I have been a diligent SI follower for years, but I cannot remember a better feature than the Oct. 28 one on pro basketball, especially John Underwood's article on John Havlicek (The...

November 11, 1974 | John A. Meyers
When it comes to writing about horse racing, free-lancer Ernest Havemann is in the best of all possible worlds. A magazine writer for more than a quarter of a century, he has reported on a variety...

November 11, 1974 | Sebastian Cooke
Used to be it was pets and children: today it's pro sports and children. Lassie's been replaced by one of those small, quick, shooting guards. Mixed Company was prepackaged for a drive-in double...

November 11, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

November 11, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Red Grange on modern football: "I haven't seen a new play since I was in high school."

November 11, 1974 | George Plimpton

November 11, 1974 | Joe Jares

November 11, 1974 | Dan Levin
The Charles River was a riot, and why not—2,400 rowers pulling for glory or simply for the fun of it

November 11, 1974 | Ernest HaveMann

November 11, 1974
From Louisiana to Oklahoma to Michigan—Ron Fimrite dashes to three crucial big-time college football games and rediscovers in them the same pleasures he knew as a child.

November 11, 1974
Sempé, whose drawings grace these pages, has the gift of seeing things simply and clearly, and the ability to present what he sees with great charm and humor, without malice or pretension. The...

November 11, 1974 | William Leggett
In London last week more than 50,000 fight fans turned out at 2:35 a.m. to watch the closed-circuit theater telecast of the Muhammad Ali-George Foreman fight from Zaire. After paying as much as...

November 11, 1974 | Robert H. Boyle
Nothing seems to work, not even pep talks by President Ford, Arnold Palmer and Bill Cosby. The coach is trying Winston Churchill now

November 11, 1974 | Harold Peterson

November 11, 1974 | Harold Peterson
OFFENSE: Ohio State's Archie Griffin gained an NCAA record 100 or more yards for the 18th consecutive game. Against Illinois the 5'10" back had 144 and two touchdowns, despite leaving the game in...

November 11, 1974 | Joe Marshall
The pattern has been the same for both these surprising young teams: draft the No. 1 college player, sign a sharp, smart coach, start to win big. But Buffalo has about a year's head start, and it...

November 11, 1974 | Dick Young
It was Mr. A over Mr. Oh in the great Japanese home-run-hitting contest

November 11, 1974 | John Underwood

November 11, 1974 | Jay Cronley
When I was 18, I overestimated manhood. I threw away a Schwinn bicycle, 145 comic books and a raccoon coat, the coat because I wore it to a football game and, although a spaniel made eyes at me,...

November 11, 1974 | J. A. Maxtone Graham
Paunchy and middle-aged, Charles Deville Wells was not quite as debonair as the old song about him suggests, but for a while anyway he did succeed in outwitting the odds