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October 22, 1979 | Volume 51, Issue 17

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Doug DeCinces Cover - Sports Illustrated October 22, 1979

October 22, 1979 | Bruce Newman
The New York Rens were a team of black basketball players who traveled across half a continent and a quarter of a century before coming to rest in the Basketball Hall of Fame. From the time...

October 22, 1979 | Compiled by STEVE WULF
BASEBALL—After five games, the Orioles led the Pirates three wins to two in the 76th World Series (page 24).

October 22, 1979
24, 25—(Clockwise from top) Jerry Wachter-Focus on Sports, James Drake, Heinz Kluetmeier, Manny Millan, Heinz Kluetmeier26—Jerry Wachter-Focus on Sports27—Heinz Kluetmeier28—Walter Iooss Jr....

October 22, 1979
PATTI LYONSWEST ROXBURY, MASS.Lyons, 26, broke the women's world record for the half marathon (13.1 miles), in Manchester, Vt., with a time of 1:14:03,47 seconds better than the previous mark. In...

October 22, 1979 | Edited by Gay Flood
HOCKEY INSIGHTSir:Kudos to Ken Dryden for a thoughtful, objective analysis of the state of hockey in North America today (A Game in Search of Some Contests, Oct. 8). Dryden, the consummate...

October 22, 1979 | Jane Gilchrist
Works of art by the New York painter Robert M. Cunningham (who has, among other things, illustrated 16 SI stories) are now available to all—and for just a few cents apiece. Cunningham has designed...

October 22, 1979 | Myra Gelband
What do Greta Garbo, Jesse Owens, Al Oerter, Wilma Rudolph and George Murphy's father have in common? Well, a picture of each hangs in the National Track and Field Hall of Fame in Charleston, W. Va.

October 22, 1979 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
WEATHERBALLThe foul weather that prevailed during the World Series diminished the quality of play and alternately soaked and froze the fans. Some critics accordingly suggested it was time to turn...

October 22, 1979 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Pat Paolella, catcher on the American University baseball team, describing his ambition in life: "My idea of paradise is to be the bullpen coach for the Toledo Mud Hens, live in a trailer and go...

October 22, 1979 | Ron Fimrite

October 22, 1979
Mr. Rodgers' neighborhood certainly seems to be the Big Apple; although he lives in Boston, Bill Rodgers has won the New York City marathon three straight times. Sarah Pileggi is on hand to see if...

October 22, 1979 | Douglas S. Looney

October 22, 1979 | Kenny Moore

October 22, 1979 | Douglas S. Looney

October 22, 1979 | Joe Jares
Brigham Young invaded Utah State's Cache Valley for a duel between the nation's top offensive teams. When the shooting stopped, BYU had a 48-24 victory

October 22, 1979 | Herm Weiskopf

October 22, 1979 | Herm Weiskopf
OFFENSE: Turk Schonert, a senior quarterback, rallied Stanford to a 21-21 deadlock with No. 1-ranked USC as he hit on 16 of 27 passes for 163 yards and two touchdowns and scored the tying...

October 22, 1979 | Ray Kennedy
Jacques Lemaire is alive and well and, indeed, thriving in Sierre, Switzerland

October 22, 1979 | Ron Reid

October 22, 1979 | Jonathan Yardley
Here is Henry Wiggen, at age 39 handed his release by the New York Mammoths, reflecting on the beginning of his illustrious career: "When I first come it looked like for ever. I was confident, I...

October 22, 1979 | Dan Jenkins
Bill Rogers took home the World Match Play title, but Isao Aoki took a home

October 22, 1979
Four views on whether Thomas Wolfe really knew what he was talking about by...

October 22, 1979 | Ray Kennedy

October 22, 1979 | Ron Fimrite
A private dialect and a secret idol reappear in the familiar surroundings of The Lodge

October 22, 1979 | John Underwood
Every time things began to look up for the alum, someone shot them down

October 22, 1979 | Frank Deford
Winning might not be everything, but who wants to come home and just be depressed?