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October 19, 1987 | Volume 67, Issue 17

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Darrell Evans Cover - Sports Illustrated October 19, 1987

October 19, 1987 | Douglas S. Looney

October 19, 1987 | Craig Neff

October 19, 1987 | Larry Colton
The Baseball Alumni Team goes to bat for needy ex-players

October 19, 1987 | Rita Mae Brown
A noted author extols the rigor and excitement of the hunt

October 19, 1987 | Compiled by Amy Lennard
BASEBALL—The Minnesota Twins defeated the Detroit Tigers four games to one to win the American League pennant, and the San Francisco Giants led the St. Louis Cardinals three games to two in the...

October 19, 1987
ED BENHAMOCEAN CITY, MD.Benham, an 80-year-old retired jockey who started his running career eight years ago, set an age-group world record in the 10,000 meters at the Senior Olympics in Towson,...

October 19, 1987 | Frank Deford
The hometown fans are a most discerning lot

October 19, 1987 | Daphne Hurford
Those of you debating the origins of baseball, take notice. There's evidence suggesting that the date of creation should be pushed back—not by years, or even decades, but to a different century....

October 19, 1987 | Edited by Sarah Ballard

October 19, 1987 | Edited by Sarah Ballard
•Don Baylor, Minnesota Twins DH, on why he would say no if George Steinbrenner offered him the Yankees' managing job: "I came into this game sane, and I want to leave it sane."

October 19, 1987 | Rick Telander

October 19, 1987 | Steve Wulf

October 19, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
Senior editor John Papanek Well remembers his first brief meeting with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar back in 1975. "I introduced myself in the tunnel as he came off the floor in Cleveland," says Papanek,...

October 19, 1987 | Peter Gammons

October 19, 1987 | Pat Putnam
Frank Tate whipped favored Michael Olajide to win the IBF middleweight crown

October 19, 1987 | William Nack

October 19, 1987 | Ron Mix

October 19, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
WALDEN PONDI read with great pleasure Robert Sullivan's POINT AFTER (Aug. 17) on keeping open Walden Pond (pictured below). The essay brought back fond memories of my English literature classes at...

October 19, 1987 | Robert Sullivan

October 19, 1987 | Robert Sullivan
OFFENSE: Michigan State senior tailback Lorenzo White gained 185 yards on 34 carries and scored two TDs in the Spartans' 17-11 upset of Michigan. White is now the Big Ten's second alltime leading...

October 19, 1987 | Hank Hersch
For humorists, there was a nine-year-old boy Parading around Princeton's Palmer Stadium Saturday afternoon holding a cardboard sign that pleaded, PLEASE WIN BEFORE I GROW UP. For symbolists, there...

October 19, 1987 | Craig Neff
As the influence of sports agents becomes more pervasive, the home run hitters, touchdown throwers and slam-dunkers are at risk of being overshadowed by dollars-and-cents operatives whose most...

October 19, 1987 | Craig Neff

October 19, 1987 | Craig Neff
Chasing after clients, agents are able to use every trick in the book

October 19, 1987 | John Papanek

October 19, 1987 | Merrell Noden
You may think that the world needs another book on marathoning about as much as the marathon needs another mile, but Sandy Treadwell's The World of Marathons (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, $24.95)...

October 19, 1987 | Armen Keteyian
How LaRue Harcourt's baseball player clients were driven to tears

October 19, 1987 | Jill Lieber
With agents' help, ex-outfielder Garry Maddox made a fortune