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October 17, 1983 | Volume 59, Issue 17

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Eric Dickerson Cover - Sports Illustrated October 17, 1983

October 17, 1983 | Donald Honig
His name was Robert Moses Grove. They called him Lefty, and in the late 1920s and early '30s, when he starred for the Philadelphia Athletics, they called him baseball's greatest pitcher. There...

October 17, 1983 | Jill Lieber
I should have been born on a beach. Never mind that my native Wisconsin is better known for its green pastures than its deep blue oceans. And so what if the state can claim only three...

October 17, 1983
2, 3—Jerry Wachter (left), Andy Hayt4—Richard Mackson24, 26—Illustrations by Sam Q. Weissman28, 29—Jerry Wachter30, 31—Ronald C. Modra32, 33—Ronald C. Modra (top left, top right), Jerry Wachter...

October 17, 1983 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
BASEBALL—The BALTIMORE ORIOLES defeated the Chicago White Sox three games to one to win the American League Championship Series, while the PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 to...

October 17, 1983
G. GAIL DAVISWARWICK, R.I.Davis, 45, has coached the Toll Gate High girls' volleyball team to five consecutive state championships while amassing a 104-1 record. She also coached the 1983 Lady...

October 17, 1983
GUARDIAN OF THE INTERIOR (CONT.)Sir:I would like to commend SI on its Special Report about James Watt and the Department of the Interior (Alone in the Wilderness, Oct. 3). Our great outdoors is...

October 17, 1983 | Michael Baughman
For years I kept hoping to improve my golf game, but, like many recreational players, I was too cheap to invest in lessons and too lazy to spend much time practicing my shots. Thus, rather...

October 17, 1983 | Franz Lidz
In the 1977 disastrodrama The Cassandra Crossing, Ann Turkel played one of a trainload of potential victims of a terrorist bent on spreading the deadly "pneumonic plague." Today Turkel is fighting...

October 17, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
WATT STEPS DOWNThe ill-considered remark that led to Interior Secretary James Watt's resignation on Sunday wasn't an isolated phenomenon. Watt's offensive reference to the commission he appointed...

October 17, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Howard Schnellenberger, University of Miami football coach, asked whether he'd consider jumping to the USFL if he were offered a $1 million-a-year deal: "You mean you want me to take a pay cut...

October 17, 1983 | Frank Deford

October 17, 1983 | Ron Fimrite
The first pitch Dodger lefthander Jerry Reuss threw to the Phillies' Gary Matthews last Saturday night in the fourth game of the National League Championship Series was a venomous fastball just...

October 17, 1983 | Robert L. Miller
As you'll see in the article on Raider Linebacker Ted Hendricks that begins on page 92, Hendricks has a whole lot of hats. Contributing Photographer Peter Read Miller, who shot the story, has...

October 17, 1983 | Paul Zimmerman

October 17, 1983 | Douglas S. Looney
The No. 2-ranked Longhorns came storming from behind to defeat archrival Oklahoma 28-16 and remain unbeaten

October 17, 1983 | Armen Keteyian
Major league baseball is beginning to change its philosophy for the treatment of the arm and shoulder injuries that have long plagued pitchers. Instead of relying on drugs or surgery to fix the...

October 17, 1983 | Alexander Wolff

October 17, 1983 | Craig Neff
Penn State regained a good deal of pride by upsetting Alabama 34-28

October 17, 1983 | N. Brooks Clark

October 17, 1983 | N. Brooks Clark
OFFENSE: Tailback Paul Lewis, a 5'8", 190-pound junior, rushed for 223 yards and scored three TDs—the last on a 17-yard run with 1:18 to play—to lead Boston University to a 26-19 win over Richmond.

October 17, 1983 | John Garrity
Kansas' Larry Brown hired an old truck driver and got a big bonus

October 17, 1983 | Sam Moses

October 17, 1983 | William Leggett
Devil's Bag just might be the finest 2-year-old colt since Secretariat

October 17, 1983 | Paul Zimmerman