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October 06, 1980 | Volume 53, Issue 15

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Gary Carter Cover - Sports Illustrated October 06, 1980

October 06, 1980 | Bil Gilbert

October 06, 1980 | Steve Wulf
America may not be ready for the sight of thousands of miniature Don Zimmers and Nellie Foxes running around Little League diamonds with their cheeks all puffed out. But Jim Bouton—yes, the Jim...

October 06, 1980 | Barry McDermott
If you are a golfer, you may have a lot of money lying around in your garage or attic. Golf equipment is no different from furniture, rare wine and Chinese porcelain: old is often better then...

October 06, 1980 | Jim Kaplan
The 1980 baseball season couldn't have been more entertaining: close races in three divisions, and George Brett chasing .400 in the fourth. On the surface, we fans should have no complaints.

October 06, 1980
8—Tony Triolo20, 21—Heinz Kluetmeier22, 23—Walter Iooss Jr. (top right), Heinz Kluetmeier (4)24, 25—Andy Hayt (left), Richard Mackson (center), Manny Millan26, 27—Tony Triolo (right), Steve Powell...

October 06, 1980 | Compiled by CRAIG NEFF
BOATING—With easy victories in the final two races, FREEDOM, skippered by Dennis Conner, won the America's Cup series off Newport, R.I. 4-1 over the challenger, Australia. The U.S. has now held...

October 06, 1980
TIM FISSNORRISTOWN, PA.Fiss, 30, a postal worker, had an 86-18 record this season for Al's Cold Cuts of the slo-pitch Norristown Civic League. He is 516-104 for the last seven seasons, during...

October 06, 1980
THE EARLY ALISir:As a free-lance photographer, I applaud Michael Brennan's Ali and His Educators (Sept. 22). The photographs are compelling postscripts to the careers of these obscure men. The...

October 06, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

October 06, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Willie Wilson, Kansas City outfielder, on why he refuses to sign autographs: "When I was a little kid, teachers used to punish me by making me sign my name 100 times."

October 06, 1980 | Steve Wulf

October 06, 1980 | Ron Fimrite
Tom Seaver was enjoying a postprandial Remy Martin with some friends at the bar of the Shamrock Hilton Hotel in Houston last Friday when he was approached by an urban cowboy. For all of his renown...

October 06, 1980 | Clive Gammon

October 06, 1980 | Douglas S. Looney

October 06, 1980 | Ray Kennedy

October 06, 1980 | Roy Blount Jr.

October 06, 1980
The big game in Las Vegas will be the heavyweight title fight between Larry Holmes and Muhammad Ali. Can the champ earn the respect he feels he deserves? Can Ali win the title for an unprecedented...

October 06, 1980 | Joe Marshall
Joe Morris of Syracuse is only 67 inches high, but his yardage gained is gigantic

October 06, 1980 | Philip G. Howlett
The article on the Alan Minter-Marvin Hagler fight, which begins on page 27, is Clive Gammon's fourth piece in our three most recent issues. The stories, on fishing, ballooning (sort of), soccer...

October 06, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

October 06, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
OFFENSE: John Elway, Stanford's sophomore quarterback, was the main man in a 31-14 upset of Oklahoma, completing 20 of 34 passes for 237 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran 18 times for 37...

October 06, 1980 | Henry Hecht
Mickey Rivers often seems to speak no known tongue, but his bat is eloquent

October 06, 1980 | Jim Kaplan

October 06, 1980 | Jim Kaplan
RICKEY HENDERSON: The A's leftfielder stole 12 bases, including four in each of two games, to equal Ty Cobb's American League season record of 96. A .290 hitter, Henderson also leads the AL in...

October 06, 1980 | Paul Zimmerman
Mr. Simpson is all but forgotten in Buffalo as the Bills, featuring rookie runner Joe Cribbs and Nose Tackle Fred Smerlas, open the season with four straight victories

October 06, 1980 | Coles Phinizy
With Freedom victorious 4-1, the U.S. defended the America's Cup yet again