CONTENTS

October 27, 1992

DEPARTMENTS

7
ANNIVERSARY

10
EVOLUTION

12
WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO...?

17
DATELINE

104
WHAT IF?

22
DREAM TEAMS
SI's resident experts unveil their alltime rosters in football, baseball, basketball and hockey

34
WHO THE HECK IS BEVO FRANCIS?
And what's that incredible number next to his name in the record book?
BY WILLIAM NACK

42
HOGAN: ONE OF A KIND
Images of Ben Hogan, the most enigmatic golfer ever to walk a fairway

54
SIMPLY PERFECT
The Miami Dolphins of 1972 won all 17 games. Twenty years later, they remember that season well
BY PAUL ZIMMERMAN

60
THE LAST REMAINS OF A LEGEND
Ty Cobb died in Georgia more than 30 years ago, wealthy and alone. The author pays him a visit
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

68
GLORY DAYS
A photographic retrospective of boxing in the 1960s

82
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

88
TIME TRAVEL ON THE TUBE
An electronic tumble through the history of sports TV, from blue blades to yellow blazers
BY STEVE RUSHIN

94
THE AMAZING MADIGAN
Impresario and entrepreneur, Slip Madigan turned St. Mary's College into the fanciest football show in the land
BY RON FIMRITE

COVER PHOTOGRAPH
BY JOHN G. ZIMMERMAN

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED CLASSIC EDITOR
DAVID BAUER

ART DIRECTOR
F. DAK KIN PERRY

PICTURE EDITOR
BRADLEY M. SMITH

PHOTOJULES ALEXANDER (BEN HOGAN AT THE WESTCHESTER CLASSIC, 1970)

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)