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October 11, 1982 | Volume 57, Issue 16

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Robin Yount Cover - Sports Illustrated October 11, 1982

October 11, 1982
4—Lane Stewart19—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman24, 25—Heinz Kluetmeier26—Jerry Wachter27—John Iacono28, 29—Rob Brown (top center), Andy Hayt (4)30—George Tiedemann31—Peter Read Miller32, 33—Rich...

October 11, 1982
JERRY MATARAZZOJUPITER, FLA.Jerry, 12, struck out 318 of the 364 batters he faced in the 1981 and '82 North County Little League seasons. His 20-2 record over that span included eight no-hitters...

October 11, 1982 | Compiled by JANE E. BACHMAN
GOLF—JAY HAAS fired an 18-under-par 262 to win the $250,000 Texas Open by three shots over former Wake Forest teammate Curtis Strange in San Antonio. It was Haas's second victory in as many starts.

October 11, 1982 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE STRIKESir:As I see it, the NFL players are completely justified in their strike (And Then the Clock Showed 00:00, Sept. 27). Compared to the salaries baseball, basketball and hockey players...

October 11, 1982 | Jeremiah Tax
If you read one sports book this fall, try to make it The End of Autumn by Michael Oriard (Doubleday, $17.95). Oriard spent 18 of his first 26 years in organized football, from the fourth grade in...

October 11, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

October 11, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Bob Starr, California Angel TV announcer, explaining why he'd misidentified a pitcher who was warming up in the bullpen: "I was looking through my eyes rather than the TV monitor."

October 11, 1982 | Steve Wulf

October 11, 1982 | Jim Kaplan
The situation was desperate indeed. Here were the Atlanta Braves trying to maintain a one-game lead in the National League's West Division on the season's final day—and doing a terrible job of it....

October 11, 1982 | Ron Fimrite
When San Francisco's Joe Morgan hit a three-run, line-shot homer in the seventh inning at Candlestick Park on Sunday afternoon, Los Angeles Pitcher Terry Forster tossed his glove high in the air...

October 11, 1982 | Jack McCallum

October 11, 1982 | Philip G. Howlett
Cathrine Wolf, whose preview of the college season (page 58) is a feature of the hockey package in this issue, is a reporter who knows a puck from a pepperoni. She played ice hockey for the...

October 11, 1982 | E.M. Swift

October 11, 1982 | E.M. Swift

October 11, 1982 | E.M. Swift

October 11, 1982 | Cathrine Wolf
Time was, if a kid harbored any hope of playing in the NHL, he almost had to come up through the Canadian junior system. Not anymore. Not only have European and U.S.-born players made...

October 11, 1982 | Frank Deford
In the suburban town where I live there has been—as there has been in a lot of places across the country—a fuss about electronic video games. In my town, a promoter sought permission to construct...

October 11, 1982 | William Taaffe
CBS sent its NFL heavies out into the boonies to air Division III games

October 11, 1982 | Alexander Wolff

October 11, 1982 | Alexander Wolff
OFFENSE: Quarterback John Elway became Stanford's alltime passing leader, with 7,610 yards, picking up 381 as the Cardinal beat Oregon State 45-5. Among his 23 completions were five touchdowns.

October 11, 1982 | Anthony Cotton
Former Celtic star Dave Cowens is making a comeback in Milwaukee

October 11, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
Baseball's most exciting season ended in a dramatic final week during which all four divisional races were settled. In the American League East and National League West (page 24), the winners...

October 11, 1982 | E.M. Swift

October 11, 1982 | Bill Barich
Because I was spending the summer on Long Island, where the weakfish run, I bought a saltwater fishing rig at O'Neill's Tackle Shop, as I shall call it, in the Hamptons. O'Neill himself waited on...