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October 24, 1983 | Volume 59, Issue 18

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Rick Dempsey Cover - Sports Illustrated October 24, 1983

October 24, 1983
2, 3—Heinz Kluetmeier (left), Jerry Cooke17, 18—Illustrations by Sam Q. Weissman20, 21—Ronald C. Modra22, 23—John Iacono (left), Jerry Wachter (center), George Tiedemann24, 25—Heinz Kluetmeier...

October 24, 1983
JOHN FLYNNDOVER, N.H.Flynn, a senior at UNH, set a world record of 23.77 seconds in the fast catch at the New England Boomerang Corroboree in Amherst, Mass. The fast catch involves five...

October 24, 1983 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
BASEBALL—The BALTIMORE ORIOLES defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 in Game 5 to win the World Series four games to one (page 20).

October 24, 1983
BEST EVER?Sir:In Douglas S. Looney's article (Staking a Claim to Best Ever, Oct. 10), he describes the 1983 Nebraska Cornhuskers as the greatest college football team of all time and suggests that...

October 24, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
DOING ZIP AT OKLAHOMAIt turns out that before taking a powder altogether last week, Oklahoma Running Back Marcus Dupree had done "Zip, nothing" in the classroom this year, as the Sooners' academic...

October 24, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
2)—The spot in the Penn State end zone where Alabama's Preston Gothard caught a pass from Walter Lewis in the waning seconds on Oct. 8, 1983 that officials disallowed in the belief that Gothard...

October 24, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Dan Dierdorf, St. Louis Cardinals offensive lineman, announcing that he intends to retire at the end of this season: "Ninety-five percent of me is very sad that I'm retiring. But my knees are...

October 24, 1983 | Steve Wulf

October 24, 1983 | Ron Fimrite
Rick Dempsey, awash with celebratory champagne in the Oriole clubhouse, was talking on the phone to the President of the United States. After a few proper "yes sirs," the World Series' Most...

October 24, 1983 | William Taaffe
An open letter to the Earl of Baltimore, upon the completion of his first World Series announcing assignment:

October 24, 1983 | Dan Jenkins
Under the command of Jack Nicklaus, a dozen American golfers narrowly defeated a team of Europeans for the '83 Ryder Cup

October 24, 1983 | Robert L. Miller
Senior Writer William Oscar (Bill) Johnson and Photographer Jerry Cooke, the talented combination that produced the Yugoslavian travel story that begins on page 86, have been traveling the world...

October 24, 1983 | John Underwood

October 24, 1983 | Douglas S. Looney

October 24, 1983 | Frank Deford
'Heart Like a Wheel' depicts the life of dragster Shirley Muldowney

October 24, 1983 | William Leggett
Devil's Bag galloped on toward 1983 honors—but so did Slew O' Gold

October 24, 1983 | Jaime Diaz
Upstart East Carolina ran its record to 5-1 in a 24-11 win over Temple

October 24, 1983 | N. Brooks Clark

October 24, 1983 | N. Brooks Clark
OFFENSE: In a 52-28 win over Lehigh, New Hampshire Tailback Andre Garron ran for 149 yards and two touchdowns, caught TD passes of 27 and 63 yards and returned a kickoff for yet another score.

October 24, 1983 | Paul Zimmerman
Joe Ferguson's precision passing has Buffalo at unexpected heights

October 24, 1983 | Michael Parfit
About a mile down from the summit of Pikes Peak, near the water tank airlifted in by the Army to save the lives of the runners, Robert Fletcher fell among the rocks. While bounding down the trail...

October 24, 1983 | Bob Hamman
Giorgio Belladonna's error let the U.S. beat Italy for the world title

October 24, 1983 | Bob Hamman
East and West vulnerable South dealer

October 24, 1983 | William Oscar Johnson