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October 23, 1989 | Volume 71, Issue 17

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Dave Stewart Cover - Sports Illustrated October 23, 1989

October 23, 1989 | John Steinbreder

October 23, 1989 | Mike D'Orso

October 23, 1989 | Compiled by Stefanie Scheer
BASEBALL—The Oakland Athletics took a two-games-to-none lead over the San Francisco Giants in the World Series (page 34).

October 23, 1989
JANE KATZNEW YORK CITYKatz, 46, a professor of health and physical education at the City University of New York, swept the five freestyle swimming events in the women's 45-49 age division at the...

October 23, 1989 | E.M. Swift
As the NHL's first commish, I plan some bold moves

October 23, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff

October 23, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Joe Ferguson, the Tampa Bay Bucs' 39-year-old backup quarterback, who was named as one of America's sexiest men by a female newspaper columnist: "My wife hasn't said too much about it—since she...

October 23, 1989 | Steve Wulf

October 23, 1989 | Peter Gammons
After watching Dave Stewart and then Mike Moore dominate his Giants, manager Roger Craig shook his head and said, "They're awfully good, aren't they? And they can sure throw that split-finger."

October 23, 1989 | Donald J. Barr
One of the logistical challenges of putting out this magazine every week is keeping tabs on our 34 writers, whose homes are spread out from South Carolina to Hawaii. And when you consider that SI...

October 23, 1989 | Ron Fimrite
Despite the dedicated efforts of invading media hordes to rouse buried passions, I don't sense just yet a truly bitter rivalry between the Giants and the Athletics. Oh, it's not that the teams...

October 23, 1989 | Peter King

October 23, 1989 | David McCreary
Two-a-days on the artificial surface at Southern Methodist's Ownby Stadium are guaranteed to make a man dog-weary. The 90°-plus summer Texas heat beats down on the turf. What appears from the...

October 23, 1989 | John Maier
Rio de Janeiro Dr. Kenneth Cooper, the father of aerobics, first visited Rio de Janeiro nearly 20 years ago and was stunned by what he saw on the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. No, it wasn't...

October 23, 1989 | Jay Jennings
Few of history's great explorers have been as obsessed with their place in history as Robert E. Peary, who in 1909 declared that he had become the first man to reach the North Pole. In The Noose...

October 23, 1989 | Jay Greenberg

October 23, 1989 | Austin Murphy

October 23, 1989 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE PHLOPProfound thanks to Steve Wulf for his marvelously therapeutic glance back at the 1964 Phillies (The Year of the Blue Snow, Sept. 25). I got to one late-summer game that fateful year, and...

October 23, 1989 | Kenny Moore
With smart strategy and prayers to island gods, Mark Allen finally won the Ironman Triathlon

October 23, 1989 | Jill Lieber

October 23, 1989 | Gary Smith
I was on a highway deep into the New Mexico desert when Hurricane Hugo hit my town. I bent toward the radio speaker, leaning in against the static, listening to a man who was reporting live from a...

October 23, 1989 | Kenny Moore

October 23, 1989 | Peter King

October 23, 1989 | Peter King

October 23, 1989 | Peter King
Packers at Dolphins. Green Bay is 0-5 in this series, dating back to 1971. The Dolphins' margins of victory: 21, 24, 20, 10 and seven points. But this year Green Bay quarterback Don Majkowski is...

October 23, 1989 | William F. Reed

October 23, 1989 | William F. Reed
OFFENSE: Maine sophomore Carl Smith ran for 245 yards and four touchdowns on 26 carries in a 47-21 win over Rhode Island. He has a team-record 16 touchdowns this season for the Black Bears and...

October 23, 1989 | Mike McKenzie
About half his life ago, when he was 11 years old, Texas A & I tailback Johnny Bailey received as a Christmas gift a Dallas Cowboy uniform with Tony Dorsett's number 33 on it. Wearing that...

October 23, 1989 | Curry Kirkpatrick