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14 Too Good to Be True
Take heart, baseball fans. Here is the thrilling conclusion to the 1994 season
by Richard Hoffer

22 A Farewell to Arms?
With its best signal-callers nearing retirement, the NFL faces a quarterback shortage
by Peter King

34 Price Control
There's no stopping Nick Price, who ran away with the PGA Championship
by Rick Reilly

38 Yes, It Was a Joke
As expected, Dream Team II won the world championships in Toronto in a real laugher
by Phil Taylor

42 Coming of Age
Five years after its Little League World Series win, Team Trumbull has seen changes
by Kelly Whiteside

56 Raised by Women to Conquer Men
In this 1978 SI Classic, Jimmy Connors struggles to regain the confidence of his youth
by Frank Deford


6 Faces in the Crowd
8 Letters
10 Scorecard
48 Sports People
68 Inside Minor League Baseball
70 Point After

Cover Photograph Composite by V.J. Lovero and Tom Lynn



Men at Work

While major leaguers are striking, minor leaguers like Chris Truby, of the Class A Auburn (N.Y.) Astros, still salute the flag before pursuing a labor of love.