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September 13, 1971 | Volume 35, Issue 11

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Tommy Casanova Cover - Sports Illustrated September 13, 1971

September 13, 1971 | Frank Deford
It has become fashionable to speculate about tennis' failure to thrive on television. It is a fast, elementary game played in a compact area by men whose faces and form are highly visible. Yet...

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BOATING—JOHN KOLIUS of Houston won the Mallory Cup in Buzzards Bay, off South Dartmouth, Mass. (page 22).

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Cover-insert, James Drake18, 19—Sheedy & Long20—Rich Clarkson21—Dick Raphael22, 23—Neil Leifer24—Tony Triolo32—UPI (2); Photography Inc., Ed Morgan, Earl Seubert-Minneapolis Tribune33—Chicago...

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Danny Craite, 13, of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich. won the J. C. Morrison handicap event in trapshooting at Vandalia, Ohio by breaking 73 of 75 targets in a shootoff. Danny, who has been shooting...

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PENNANT PERCENTAGESSirs:As baseball wheels into its final month the question is: Which National League team will fade the least (It's That Time Again, Aug. 30)? Instead of "Here Come the Cubs,"...

September 13, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

September 13, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Frank Lucchesi, Phillies manager, on the difference between the old Philadelphia ball park and the new one: "The old neighborhood was so tough they raffled off two cars with the cops still in them."

September 13, 1971 | Robert H. Boyle

September 13, 1971 | Hugh D. Whall
They were a trio of Texans who outreveled the nation's Mallory Cup skippers and then outsailed them in the crucial race

September 13, 1971 | Joe Jares
From deep in the rough on 18, Gary Cowan holed a nine-iron for an eagle and the U.S. Amateur title

September 13, 1971 | Clive Gammon

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Pro Football, with its cast of 1,040, is bigger and better than ever, says Tex Maule, who vows the same applies to his annual positive prognostications. Following Tex comes a dozen pages of...

September 13, 1971 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

September 13, 1971 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
Pittsburgh's Rosey Rowswell (far left) said, "Open the window, Aunt Minnie," and became famous. Arch McDonald, the voice of the Senators, parted his hair in the middle and offered to fight fans....

September 13, 1971 | Dan Jenkins
College football is a sport that has nearly always belonged to the head coach, just as saloons have nearly always belonged to the bartender. The reason is simple. Players come and go, moving into...

September 13, 1971 | John Underwood

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September 13, 1971 | J. Richard Munro
This issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is a collector's item. Not for you perhaps, for we hope you will merely sit back and enjoy it, but for us, since it represents a major technological breakthrough....

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West Virginia had its chance for fame in 1970 and finished a disappointing 8-3. This year, however, 8-3 is an objective. "But I don't think it's realistic," says Coach Bobby Bowden. Outside of...

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September 13, 1971 | Ron Fimrite
In any serious consideration of the Detroit Tigers' beer-bellied Mickey Lolich, the American League's "other lefthander," several popular misconceptions must be discarded:

September 13, 1971 | Don Delliquanti

September 13, 1971 | Richard W. Johnston
The U.S. turns over some land to California, but not with love

September 13, 1971 | William F. Reed
In the continuing saga of New York's Antonacci family, which used a sanitation biz as the springboard to victory in the 1969 trotting classic, they again invoke some lofty assistance, reinvade Du...

September 13, 1971 | Bil Gilbert

September 13, 1971 | Charles Gillespie
Al Tharnish didn't care whether he was running for Ringling Bros. or Yale as long as the price was right