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Nov. 15, 1989
Nov. 15, 1989

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Nov. 15, 1989

SI At 35
1954
  • THERE HAVE BEEN GOATS AS WELL AS HEROES, AND AS MANY LOSERS AS WINNERS, BUT THE THREE-AND-A-HALF DECADES SINCE ROGER BANNISTER'S EPOCHAL FOUR-MINUTE MILE (LEFT), ON MAY 6, 1954, HAVE BEEN WONDROUSLY RICH IN ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENT. THE FOLLOWING PAGES PROVIDE A YEAR-BY-YEAR CHRONICLE, BEGINNING WITH RON FIMRITE'S FOND AND EVOCATIVE LOOK BACK AT '54.

1955
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1958
1961
1964
1965
1967
1968
1969
1970
1972
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1974
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1985
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1989
Ali
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Point After

1967

The Middle East is embroiled in the Six-Day War, and Haight-Ashbury is awash in hippies. The champion 76ers are hailed as possibly the NBA's best ever—Chamberlain, Walker, Jackson, Greer, Cunningham. The Cardinals, Packers, Maple Leafs, Alcindor's Bruins and O.J.'s Trojans are groovy. Outta sight. Right-on.

This is an article from the Nov. 15, 1989 issue Original Layout

INCIDENTALLY
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
A correspondent in San Francisco vouches for it: As a cable car approached Clay Street one afternoon last week, the gripman called out, "Muhammad Alley."

COMMON PRAYER
For several days before the Ector Eagles met the Dumas Demons in an Odessa, Texas, high school football game, the sign outside the Temple Baptist Church read: WE ARE AGAINST DEMONS, TOO.

Bowl News I: Down at the lanes, they've got an automatic scorer!

Bowl News II: In what will be known as the Ice Bowl, Bart Starr's TD sneak gives the Packers a 21-17 NFL-title-game win over Dallas.

A woman entrant, K. (for Kathrine) Switzer, eludes an objecting Boston Marathon official.

Dustin Hoffman gets a "Graduate" education.

Carl Yastrzemski wins the Triple Crown.

Ty Cobb, here he comes. Pete Rose, 26, raises his hit total to 899. Only 3,293 to go.

EIGHT PHOTOS
"Because if things didn't work out, I didn't want to blow the whole day."
—PAUL HORNUNG, EX-PACKER STAR, WHEN ASKED WHY HE GOT MARRIED AT 11 A.M.