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HOW A STOPGAP SHORTSTOP WON A WORLD SERIES

By Donald Hall

Books

GOOD AND BAD IN GRIDIRON READING

By Douglas S. Looney

NL Playoffs

KISS THAT BABY GOODBY!

Kirk Gibson's two dramatic homers led the Dodgers to a 3-2 edge over the Mets in the battle for the National League pennant

By Ron Fimrite

AL Playoffs

SOCKING IT TO THE RED SOX

With an all-around performance worthy of the A's of the 1970s, Oakland beat Boston for the pennant in four straight

By Peter Gammons

Cincinnati Bengals

PILING UP THE WINS

No one is ridiculing coach Sam Wyche (above) or his unbeaten Bengals this year

By Paul Zimmerman

Soviet Athletes

SO NEAR, SO FAR

Three Soviet hockey and basketball stars are hoping to play for U.S. pro teams

By Jack McCallum

Golf

SOGGY DAYS FOR THE U.S.

Europe's best once again beat America's team

By Jaime Diaz

Television

MAKEGOODS MEAN PAIN FOR SPAIN

NBC's low Olympic ratings may drive down the fees for the 1992 Barcelona Games

By William Taaffe

College Football

FINDING A PLACE IN THE SUN

Duke quarterback Anthony Dilweg at last is enjoying success

By Jill Lieber

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

By William F. Reed

Prison Sports

SPORTS BEHIND THE WALLS

For convicts, are athletics a form of rehabilitation, an outlet for excess energy or just a way to pass the time?

By Rick Telander

For The Record

A Roundup of The Week Oct. 3-9

Compiled by Jay Jennings

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

AN HONORABLE PURSUIT

A college president expresses optimism about sports

By Frank Deford

Departments

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Sarah Ballard