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Sep 26, 1994

Pursuit of No. 60: The Ordeal of Roger Maris

This 1961 SI Classic recalls how the Yankee slugger endured the relentless pressure—on and off the field—of chasing Babe Ruth's home run record

Mar 27, 1961

SUCCESS AND NED IRISH

The boss of Madison Square Garden, Irish has a natural sports monopoly in a rich market, but his use of power has led to vast unpopularity

Jul 10, 1961

BASEBALL'S SECRET WEAPON: TERROR

Despite official denials, pitchers throw at batters—to knock them down, to brush them back, sometimes to brain them

Sep 20, 1954

THE TWILIGHT OF THE GODS

Casey Stengel's proud Yankees, playing at a clip that has won them five World Championships, went into Cleveland this week and met a better team—the 1954 Cleveland Indians, who did not "choke up"

Nov 22, 1954

HERE'S TAP DAY

Major league baseball's annual ritual for drafting minor leaguers is here again—with memory tests for the tappers

Oct 11, 1954

1...2...3...4...& BINGO

Baseball experts gave the Giants only a slim chance to beat the Indians, but the Giants amazed the experts, the fans and undoubtedly themselves. Everything Leo Durocher tried worked

Dec 20, 1954

FORGET SOMETHING, BOYS?

The desperate plight of the minor leagues was a backdrop last week for the annual major league meeting in New York. But the rulers of baseball dealt with trivia, ignored the minors and went home

Nov 29, 1954

GLORY DAY IN COLUMBUS

Ohio State turned on its historic tormentor, Michigan, Saturday and trounced the Wolverines 21-7. The victory gave the Buckeyes a Rose Bowl bid and gave the city of Columbus a night of wild singing, cheering and celebrating

Nov 08, 1954

WHEN THE PROS COME MARCHING IN

College football has declared cold war on the pros, but the pros with great stars, spectacular games and adroit handling of the knotty problem of television continue to draw the big crowds

Oct 04, 1954

BASEBALL 1954

For the fans it was a season of vivid moments—while the impersonal scorebooks wrote a story of their own

Jan 10, 1955

ALONZO, ALONZO

"Why doncha move the ball?" asks Coach Loeffler, whose speeches help La Salle win