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October 19, 1981 | Volume 55, Issue 16

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated October 19, 1981

October 19, 1981 | William Leggett
It was a bouquet for Shoe and a vintage Champagne at Belmont

October 19, 1981 | Dan Levin

October 19, 1981 | Jim Strain
It rattles like a dried gourd and looks more like a misshapen pumpkin than a football. But the faded score that had been meticulously lettered on its side is still legible: TEXAS U. 0—PHILLIPS U. 10.

October 19, 1981 | Allan Pospisil
God's dog, as the Navajo called the coyote, is alive and well and living, of all places, in Massachusetts. Of course, the coyote is alive, well and living in a lot of places, despite years of...

October 19, 1981 | Ted Smiley
Every time I watch Dale Murphy take an off-balance, futile swing at a curveball, I wish my brother Chas were alive and coaching the Atlanta batters. I have watched Murphy, the gentlemanly and tall...

October 19, 1981
6—Tony Triolo40, 41—Heinz Kluetmeier42, 43—Rich Clarkson (top right), Heinz Kluetmeier (2)44—Tony Tomsic45—Richard Mackson46—John Iacono47—Paul Kennedy48—Peter Read Miller49—Peter Read Miller,...

October 19, 1981
KIM JOHANNSENBELLEVILLE, ILL.Kim, 10, averaged 2.11 strikeouts an inning and allowed only 68 hits in 154 innings to lead the Belleville Kiwanis Club fast-pitch Softball team to victory at the...

October 19, 1981 | Compiled by JANE E. BACHMAN
BASEBALL—In the best-of-five division playoffs, Oakland beat Kansas City three games to none and New York defeated Milwaukee 3-2 to advance to the American League playoffs, while Montreal beat...

October 19, 1981 | Edited by Gay Flood
ROLLING THUNDERSir:After USC Tailback Marcus Allen's magnificent performance against Oklahoma (Them's the Bounces, Oct. 5), it seems to me they may as well close the voting on this year's Heisman...

October 19, 1981 | Robert H. Boyle
Although fly-fishing has the most venerable literature of any sport, it has long lacked one key book: an authoritative guide to the aquatic insects of North America aimed specifically at the...

October 19, 1981 | Craig Neff
In early September, on the eve of his 50th birthday—and the first-ever Hershberger Games—millionaire oilman Jim Hershberger of Wichita, Kans. had readied all his supplies—among them, nine pairs of...

October 19, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

October 19, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Elliott Gould, actor and basketball fan, asked the difference between working with the Swedish director Ingmar Bergman and the American director Robert Altman: "Bergman doesn't know who Dave...

October 19, 1981 | Douglas S. Looney

October 19, 1981 | Steve Wulf

October 19, 1981 | Paul Zimmerman

October 19, 1981 | Jack McCallum

October 19, 1981 | Philip G. Howlett
The 15th annual J.C. Penney-Missouri Journalism Awards were presented last week, and for the fourth time in five years SPORTS ILLUSTRATED was a major winner. Special Contributor Bil Gilbert won...

October 19, 1981 | Robert F. Jones

October 19, 1981 | Andy Meisler
Want to have a shot at a world speed record under your own power? If you have $10,000 and a pair of reasonably strong thighs, the world's fastest bicycle—or is it a tricycle?—can be yours.

October 19, 1981 | Dan Levin
For Arkansas State's Jerry Mack, there is no such thing as a free ride

October 19, 1981 | Herm Weiskopf

October 19, 1981 | Herm Weiskopf
OFFENSE: In a 52-31 San Diego State win over Iowa State, Matt Kofler accounted for 517 yards. His 32-for-45 passing netted 444 yards and four touchdowns, and he ran for 73 yards, 27 for a TD.

October 19, 1981 | William Nack