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October 27, 1992 Table Of Contents

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Then And Now

SULLIVAN'S LAST STAND

By Christian Stone

NO HITS, BUT NO HISTORY

By Christian Stone

'THE BEST I EVER RODE'

By William F. Reed

FROM HERE TO OBSCURITY

THE ATHLETIC SHOE TREE

THE PITCHMAN

By Christian Stone

WALT'S WORLD

BEAMING AGAIN

Dateline: The Author returns to yesteryear to report on a poignant event in baseball's history

GIANTS BID FAREWELL

FANS RUN AMOK AFTER LAST GAME AT POLO GROUNDS

By Steve Wulf

Dream Team

The All-Time Dream Teams

FOOTBALL

By Paul Zimmerman

BASEBALL

By Steve Wulf

BASKETBALL

By Jack McCallum

HOCKEY

By E.M. Swift

Bevo Francis

Who the Heck is Bevo Francis?

And what's that incredible number next to his name in the record book?

By William Nack

Ben Hogan

Hogan: One of a Kind

Images of Ben Hogan from the 1959 U.S. Open at Winged Foot evoke memories of the most enigmatic golfer ever to walk a fairway

1972 Dolphins

Simply Perfect

The Miami Dolphins of 1972 played 17 games and won them all. Twenty years later, they remember that season well

By Paul Zimmerman

Ty Cobb

The Last Remains of a Legend

Ty Cobb, baseball's eccentric genius, died in rural Georgia more than 30 years ago, very wealthy and virtually alone. The author recently paid him a visit

By Leigh Montville

Glory Days

Glenn Hall

Iron Man of the Ice

Glenn Hall played 502 consecutive games in goal—perhaps the safest record in all of sports

By E.M. Swift

TV Sports

Time Travel on the Tube

Our intrepid viewer takes an electronic tumble through the history of sports television, from blue blades to yellow blazers

By Steve Rushin

Slip Madigan

The Amazing Madigan

He was part coach, part impresario, part entrepreneur, part raconteur. And Slip Madigan used all the varied talents to turn the team from tiny St. Mary's College into the fanciest football show in the land

By Ron Fimrite

What If?

SHORT BY A NOSE

A chilling suppositional saga from the annals of the NFL

By Rick Reilly

Departments

FROM THE EDITOR

By Mark Mulvoy