20 'Lawdy, Lawdy, He's Great'
So said Joe Frazier of Muhammad Ali, but it applied to them both in Manila
by Mark Kram
28 The Juice is Turned On
What do they call O.J.'s line? The Electric Company. It's a powerful bunch
by Dan Jenkins
36 Everybody Saw Red
Cincinnati took two from the Pirates and the Sox did a two-step, too
by Ray Kennedy and Ron Fimrite
42 Affairs of the Heart
Remembrance of World Series Past and the backseat of a great aunt's Studebaker
by Ron Fimrite
48 Babe: An Unreal Pro
To make it in the Depression, Didrikson faced the Red Sox and imitated a locomotive
by William Oscar Johnson and Nancy Williamson
84 Down with Work!
Wanted: M/F to play. Need no experience. Apply at Play Factory, Emporia, Kans.
by Bil Gilbert
58 College Football
67 Motor Sports
72 Pro Football
80 Pro Basketball
101 For the Record
102 19th Hole
Credits on page 101
Cover photograph by Neil Leifer
The Icemen Cometh as does our annual hockey issue, in which Mark Mulvoy reveals that the battles for survival in the front offices are as rough-and-tumble as the skirmishes on skates.
Sooner or later Oklahoma's undefeated streak—now 33—will be broken, and the Texas Longhorns, unbeaten so far this year, may do the busting. Joe Jares sits tall in the pressbox.