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September 05, 1983 | Volume 59, Issue 11

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Mike Rozier Cover - Sports Illustrated September 05, 1983

September 05, 1983 | Jack McCallum
Nebraska displayed awesome offensive might as it opened the season by routing champion Penn State

September 05, 1983 | Craig Neff

September 05, 1983 | Kenny Moore

September 05, 1983 | Darryl Stingley

September 05, 1983 | E.M. Swift
Imagine how bad the Mets would be minus bullpen ace Jesse Orosco

September 05, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
Three pitchers who went a long way toward getting the Brewers into last year's World Series have come up almost empty this season. Don Sutton, who won four for them late in '82, hasn't won since...

September 05, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
Braves owner Ted Turner enjoys the perquisites of owning both a major league baseball team and a TV station. Wednesday's Braves-Cards game from St. Louis wasn't scheduled to be on Turner's WTBS in...

September 05, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
In response to an SI poll, big league players named the following the best two-strike hitters:

September 05, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
JEFF LEONARD: The San Francisco outfielder batted .500 with 11 hits in 22 at bats. He had three home runs and a triple and drove in 10 runs as the Giants won five of six games from the Phils and Mets.

September 05, 1983 | Robert L. Miller
With this issue SI becomes the first all-color national weekly magazine—that is, the first to permit the use of four-color illustration on every page. Our use of color increased markedly back in...

September 05, 1983 | Alexander Wolff
The U.S. was golden in Caracas, but it wasn't blowing opponents away

September 05, 1983 | Ralph Wiley
In need of a ground game, San Francisco sees pay dirt in Wendell Tyler

September 05, 1983 | Dan Jenkins
Nick Price came to golf's World Series to help his game—and won

September 05, 1983 | Robert F. Jones

September 05, 1983 | Arnold Schechter
The only contact most recreational athletes have with international competition is cheering or booing events on their TV screens. But now every public park softball team and pickup basketball...

September 05, 1983
2, 3—Mickey Pfleger (left), Ronald C. Modra (top right), Carl Skalak4—Lane Stewart9—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman12—Mike Barrs18, 19—Manny Millan (left), Jerry Cooke20—Manny Millan21—George...

September 05, 1983 | Compiled by Lisa Twyman
BASEBALL—The U.S. team from Marietta, Ga. beat the Dominican Republic 3-1 to win the Little League World Series, at Williamsport, Pa.

September 05, 1983
TERRY BENNETTWINSTON-SALEM, N.C.Terry, 22, a U.S. Army Specialist 4, swept the women's-style accuracy and overall titles in parachuting at the Council of International Sports Championships in...

September 05, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPSSir:What a fine, fine job of writing by Kenny Moore. His colorful accounts of the first track and field World Championships (Splendor and Agony in Helsinki, Aug. 15 and...

September 05, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

September 05, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Todd Blackledge, former Penn State quarterback, after calling his parents to tell them about his lucrative contract with the Kansas City Chiefs: "I told them it was the last collect call I'd ever...