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October 18, 1971 | Volume 35, Issue 16

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Frank Robinson Cover - Sports Illustrated October 18, 1971

October 18, 1971
BASEBALL—To reach the World Series (page 20), the Orioles defeated the Oakland Athletics 5-1 and 5-3 to complete their third straight three-game sweep of the American League playoffs. The Pirates,...

October 18, 1971
Lynn (The Mouse) Elbert, 10, of River Forest, Ill., won both the 10-and 12-and-under titles in the Illinois State Junior Open tennis tournament in Winnetka. She won both the semifinal and final...

October 18, 1971
21—Walter Iooss Jr.22—James Drake23—Herb Scharfman27—H. Lane Stewart28—Bruce Roberts (Rapho Guillumette)36—John F. Jaqua37—Stuart Aegler, Dick Raphael66—John F. Jaqua81—Gerry Cranham

October 18, 1971
SEEING REDSirs:As an impartial observer from Los Angeles, I am amazed how you can deny Nebraska the No. 1 spot in your football ratings (THE WEEK, Oct. 4), continually putting Notre Dame above the...

October 18, 1971 | Robert Cantwell
Fred Schnell begins his book on rodeo misleadingly but enticingly, with a scene in a Phoenix barroom. Carrying his camera and tape recorder, the author has a run-in with a drunken saddle bronc...

October 18, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
OH, WHAT A TANGLED WEBPoor old NBC. It originally had TV rights to two pro football games last Sunday as well as the World Series. Because of a time conflict, it had to let another network take...

October 18, 1971 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Larry Lacewell, assistant football coach at Oklahoma, on the Sooners' successive games with Southern California, Texas and Colorado: "I can't figure how we missed scheduling Russia."

October 18, 1971 | Ron Fimrite
The Bucs were keelhauled and hung out to dry as the Orioles, in their most relentless fashion, ran off to a two-game Series lead

October 18, 1971 | Dan Jenkins

October 18, 1971 | Gwilym Brown
Stan Smith, although only a Pfc., brought a lot of heavy artillery to bear against those two tenacious Rumanians, Ilie Nastase and Ion Tiriac, to lead the U.S. Davis Cup team to victory in North...

October 18, 1971 | Robert H. Boyle

October 18, 1971 | Mark Mulvoy
Players are richer—and becoming more civilized under new antibrawl rules

October 18, 1971
Montreal's Habitants are behaving dynastically again as Boston seeks redemption for its cup debacle and New York tries to muscle its way in

October 18, 1971
Chicago is teaching the game to the new kids on the block, who would probably find it fun if they could just play it all by themselves

October 18, 1971 | Jack Olsen

October 18, 1971
Danger, Explosive! Will the precision pitching and play of the Orioles continue to nullify Pittsburgh power? Bill Leggett reports on the final games of the World Series.

October 18, 1971 | Anita Verschoth

October 18, 1971 | Roy Blount Jr.
This time last year Coach Bob Blackman had 250 offensive formations and was sitting pretty. This year he has 250 problems and is flat on his back.

October 18, 1971 | Joe Jares

October 18, 1971 | Joe Jares
THE LINEMAN: Stanford Defensive Guard Pete Lazetich spilled Washington's heralded quarterback, Sonny Sixkiller, four times, either solo or with help, and turned one completed Sixkiller screen pass...

October 18, 1971 | Charles Goren
By beating a squad of young Precision System experts led by Joel Stuart in the semifinal of the U.S. team playoffs in New York last month, Lew Mathe's team avenged an earlier defeat and moved a...

October 18, 1971 | Hugh McIlvanney
In long, penetential practice sessions Gary Player whipped his game into shape and then flogged the field in the World Match Play

October 18, 1971 | Lynn Simross
In a switch on the beloved hick flick story line, wonder trotter and kindly underdog owners show up at big Kentucky race with hearts high—and have them broken as a crafty rival driver blind-sides...

October 18, 1971 | Odd Lot

October 18, 1971 | Mysterious Mr. Margin
When SPORTS ILLUSTRATED asked me to buck heads with Odd Lot and the horses by playing the stock market, I readily agreed. I was fascinated by the notion. I have been around horses all my life, and...