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28 The Baseball Playoffs

The Baltimore Orioles charged into the World Series by upending the Chicago White Sox three games to one
by Frank Deford

The old, relentless Philadelphia Phillies won the National League pennant over the young, restless L.A. Dodgers
by Ron Fimrite

42 The Run Also Rises
The rushing game is making a comeback in the pros because every team's defense is geared to stop the pass
by Paul Zimmerman

52 Texas Reaches Out and Hooks a Big One
The No. 2-ranked Longhorns came storming from behind to defeat archrival Oklahoma and to remain unbeaten
by Douglas S. Looney

60 It's a Mighty Good Road
Basketball is the route the six Jones brothers have used to travel from McGehee, Ark. to college and beyond
by Alexander Wolff

92 Who Is This Mad Hatter?
He's the peripatetic Ted Hendricks, the vintage linebacker who now hangs his hat in Los Angeles with the Raiders
by Paul Zimmerman


24 Scorecard
73 College Football
78 College Basketball
83 Motor Sports
91 Horse Racing
125 For the Record
126 19th Hole

Credits on page 125

Cover photograph by Peter Read Miller


LEADING OFF: Oriole Al Bumbry & Co. quickly took out Julio Cruz and the Sox, but this official—and the fans—had to wait awhile before Texas let the other shoe drop on Oklahoma.



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