CONTENTS

October 26, 1992

16
UNBELIEVABLE
The Atlanta Braves earned a spot in the World Series by pulling off the most stunning comeback in playoff history
BY STEVE RUSHIN

With just one more out, the Pittsburgh Pirates would have been in the World Series. Instead they're in mourning
BY TIM KURKJIAN

24
THE WORLD SERIES
Atlanta Brave Damon Berryhill and Toronto Blue Jay Ed Sprague, two backup catchers, shone in Games 1 and 2
BY STEVE RUSHIN

As the Fall Classic makes its Canadian debut, a neighbour from the north offers a few polite (quite naturally) pointers
BY ALISON GORDON

46
NO MO WORRIES IN WASHINGTON
Mohammed Elewonibi laid claim to a place among the Hogs in the Redskins' big victory over the Philadelphia Eagles
BY RICK TELANDER

50
PASS THE PACIFIER
The Philadelphia Flyers' fabulous fledgling, Eric Lindros, got an infantile welcome in his first visit to Quebec
BY JON SCHER

54
'BAMA'S A BEAR AGAIN
Gene Stallings, an ardent disciple of Bear Bryant, has the unbeaten Crimson Tide on the glory road once more
BY ED HINTON

DEPARTMENTS

4
TELEVISION

9
LETTERS

10
FACES IN THE CROWD

13
SCORECARD

58
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

64
PRO FOOTBALL

70
MOTOR SPORTS

72
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY GEORGE TIEDEMANN

PHOTORONALD C. MODRAWhat's the Deal Here?: During a break in the action in Game 7 of the National League playoffs, a Pirate foursome enjoyed a few hands of imaginary cards. No way these guys were playing with a full deck (page 16).

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)