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24 Baseball Playoffs

The Cardinals, playing in the manner of their forebears, swept the Braves to win the National League pennant
by Jim Kaplan

A Game 5 rally capped a historic Brewers' comeback as they beat the Angels for the American League title
by Ron Fimrite 28

32 Hail and Farewell at Belmont
In the space of just one hour, two horses attained greater glory and two others met their tragic and untimely ends
by William Leggett

34 Washington Served Up a Few Belts
The Huskies proved that, certainly, they do deserve a very high ranking after knocking back California 50-7
by John Papanek

42 Journal of a Plagued Year
A Viking veteran takes a searching look at life in pro football. The first of a two-part series
by Ahmad Rashad as told to Frank Deford

80 What's in a Name?
When middleweight champ Marvin Hagler added Marvelous to his name, he was confirming what work had wrought
by William Nack


Scorecard 19
Track & Field 60
College Football 67
Golf 77
For the Record 105
19th Hole 106

Credits on page 105

Cover photograph by Tony Triolo