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March 11, 1991 | Volume 74, Issue 9

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Robert Parrish Cover - Sports Illustrated March 11, 1991

March 11, 1991 | John Papanek
While reading the New York times three weeks ago, SI senior writer Bruce Newman came upon a familiar name in a headline in the obituary section: TRAVIS WILLIAMS, 45, GREEN BAY PACKERS STAR. The...

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[Thumps up]To the Veterans Committee of the Baseball Hall of Fame, which last week selected for induction nonconformist owner Bill Veeck, as well as the great Yankee second baseman Tony Lazzeri.

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Peter Jacobsen, professional golfer, on what separates a pro from an amateur: "When a pro hits it left to right, it's called a fade. When an amateur hits it left to right, it's called a slice."

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Johnny Petraglia, 44, a member of the Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Fame, hosts the inaugural Johnny Petraglia Open this week in North Brunswick, N.J. According to Petraglia, these are...

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Blue Jay pitcher Al Leiter used to be plagued by a recurring blister on one of his pitching fingers. But last summer he discovered a solution to the condition, a substance called glutaraldehyde....

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10 Years Ago in Sports IllustratedIn our March 16, 1981 issue, we examined the proverbial "trade that helps both teams": The Brewers got Rollie Fingers (left), Pete Vuckovich and Ted Simmons from...

March 11, 1991 | William F. Reed

March 11, 1991 | Pat Putnam
Riddick Bowe acquired valuable experience in a KO of Tyrell Biggs

March 11, 1991 | Lisa Twyman Bessone
John McEnroe overcame "every emotion you can imagine" to win a hard-fought final in Chicago over his kid brother Patrick

March 11, 1991 | Richard Hoffer

March 11, 1991 | Alexander Wolff

March 11, 1991 | Bruce Newman

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Classy ClassmatesAs a high school classmate of Xavier McDaniel's, I enjoyed reading the article about him (X, Feb. 11), but I was disappointed that another classmate, Tyrone Corbin, now of the...

March 11, 1991 | Tim Kurkjian
After a nightmarish 1990, the Padres' Tony Gwynn seeks a season of redemption

March 11, 1991 | Hank Hersch
Waiting for a Ferry

March 11, 1991 | Abraham Verghese
A tennis enthusiast seeks out his court idol and is rewarded not with mere mechanics but with rich insights

March 11, 1991 | David Sharp

March 11, 1991 | Penny Ward Moser
A coalition of usually feuding organizations has developed a program that points the way to the best places to spot wildlife

March 11, 1991 | Phil Taylor

March 11, 1991 | Phil Taylor
MENDamon Lopez, Fordham's 6'9" senior center, scored 52 points and got 19 rebounds as the Rams won the Patriot League tournament by defeating Bucknell, 82-76, and Holy Cross, 84-81 in overtime.

March 11, 1991 | William Nack

March 11, 1991 | William Nack
Forced to play all of its European Cup basketball games on the road during the Persian Gulf war, which began on Jan. 16, Maccabi Tel Aviv spent a harrowing and grueling six weeks.

March 11, 1991 | Lisa Twyman Bessone
At a customized ballpark in greater St. Louis, they're singing a new song: Take me in to the ball game

March 11, 1991 | Ron Fimrite
In his autobiography, Hank Aaron recounts the glory, but also the frustrations, of his brilliant career

March 11, 1991 | Edited by Michael Jaffe
DubbedWhitney Houston's hot-selling Super Bowl rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner. It was widely reported last week that although Houston sang along with the prerecorded anthem, her taped...

March 11, 1991
Jim LemSAN FRANCISCOLem, 63, a 181-pound engineer, set a national masters record as the first man over 60 to squat more than 600 pounds. At the U.S. Powerlifting Federation National Masters...

March 11, 1991 | Leigh Montville
For the Trail Blazers, the winds again turned favorable