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October 22, 1984 | Volume 61, Issue 19

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Alan Trammell Cover - Sports Illustrated October 22, 1984

October 22, 1984 | John Underwood
The Cowboys', and perhaps professional football's, top player is veteran defensive lineman Randy White, who goes nonstop on field—and stream

October 22, 1984 | Jeremiah Tax
Just in time to fill those empty days between the end of the World Series and the start of spring training, here's a handsome reissue of one of the most delightful sports books ever published, The...

October 22, 1984 | Franz Lidz
It was late afternoon, and rain spouted down through the trees. For more than four hours, Arthur Coward and Stephen Gill had been pacing the greensward on the grounds of Chatsworth House, near...

October 22, 1984 | Jerry Devine
O.K., I'll admit that Billy Martin had more than his share of grief when he was the on-again, off-again skipper of the New York Yankees, but I wonder how he would've coped with managing a ball...

October 22, 1984 | Jay Feldman
Lefthanded catchers are a rare breed. Of the couple of dozen southpaws who have played behind the plate in the big leagues, only one, Jack Clements (1884-1900), had much of a career, and since...

October 22, 1984 | Bil Gilbert
When it comes to zoological symbolism, sovereign nations are generally less anthropomorphic than American educational institutions. Countries often are—and some for centuries have been—associated...

October 22, 1984 | Compiled by GREG KELLY
BASEBALL—The DETROIT TIGERS beat the San Diego Padres 8-4 in Game 5 to win the World Series four games to one (page 26).

October 22, 1984
KEVIN KOTTDANVILLE, CALIF.Kott, senior quarterback for Eastern New Mexico, surpassed two of his own school records—for completions, with 34, and passing yards, 500—and tied another with six TD...

October 22, 1984 | Giles Tippette
It was the scarf that did it. The pilot's scarf from the 924th Tactical Fighter Group at Bergstrom (Texas) Air Force Base, of which I'm an honorary member.

October 22, 1984 | Edited by Gay Flood
GEORGE FOREMAN'S EXAMPLESir:Gary Smith has created a masterpiece with his story on George Foreman (After the Fall, Oct. 8). I followed Foreman's career for many years, and it's wonderful to read...

October 22, 1984 | Ivan Maisel
When I was in second grade, my best friend Lewis talked me into going out for football. Lewis made all-stars; I made it halfway through the first practice. I hadn't eaten lunch that day, and those...

October 22, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

October 22, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Harold Weston Jr., Madison Square Garden matchmaker, explaining why his weekly boxing shows were moved from Friday night to Thursday night: "It gives the fighters one less day to pull out."

October 22, 1984 | Steve Wulf
The Tigers leaped to the fore in every game as they bounded past the Padres to win the 81st Series

October 22, 1984 | Ron Fimrite
When San Diego pinch hitter Tim Flannery reached second base on a wild pitch in the eighth inning of the fourth game of the Series, he realized he was finally within shouting distance of his old...

October 22, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
Last week marked the high season for baseball editor Larry Keith—World Series time. He supervised the coverage that begins on page 26 and, because he's also our TV/RADIO editor, assigned Bill...

October 22, 1984 | Jim Kaplan
Why are all these people saying such nice things about baseball's sixth commissioner?

October 22, 1984 | William Taaffe
That NBC's World Series coverage trumped ABC's production of the league playoffs is obvious. No debate required. NBC wins in a walkover, though it had less drama to work with. For one thing, ABC's...

October 22, 1984 | Terry Todd
Unlike all too many powerlifters, nine-time world champ Lamar Gant, who is sort of a specialist in odd twists, has unyieldingly opposed drug use

October 22, 1984 | Paul Zimmerman
That's where Jeff Kemp, the Rams' quarterback, has often been found, but not any longer

October 22, 1984 | Jill Lieber
Colts owner Bob Irsay has been relegating visiting team owners to a box behind one end zone in the Hoosier Dome—it looks out between the goal posts. The owners in turn have let commissioner Pete...

October 22, 1984 | Jill Lieber
Linebacker Ken McAlister of the Chiefs has a split personality. One side impelled him to skip college football, even though he'd been an All-America tight end and linebacker at Oakland (Calif.)...

October 22, 1984 | Jill Lieber
OFFENSE: K.C. quarterback Bill Kenney, in his 1984 debut, came off the bench in the third quarter to complete 13 of 22 passes for 238 yards and two TDs in a 31-13 defeat of visiting San Diego.

October 22, 1984 | Bob Cairns
The view between the black bars of my mask was enough to make any Little League catcher blink. The New Windsor Cubs, my old team, had taken the field for the first time in 30 years, and from where...

October 22, 1984 | Jack Falla
Rugged Western college teams face a tough new rival in Hockey East

October 22, 1984 | Barry McDermott
Whether it's Denis or Tom, deciding the Player of the Year isn't elementary

October 22, 1984 | Douglas S. Looney
After being down and nearly out, Texas got a draw with Oklahoma

October 22, 1984 | N. Brooks Clark

October 22, 1984 | N. Brooks Clark
OFFENSE: Ohio State tailback Keith Byars scored five touchdowns to lead the Buckeyes to a 45-38 comeback win over Illinois. His 274 yards for the day brought his total to 1,076 for the season.