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CONTENTS

Nov. 01, 1993
Nov. 01, 1993

Table of Contents
Nov. 1, 1993

Table of Contents
Motor Sports
Horse Racing
Bicycling
Business
The World Series
NFL Injuries
Felix Potvin
Jim Pyne
On The Scene
Basketball
Point After
  • Susan Willmot was an owner of Play the King, a 6-year-old gelding who broke down at Pimlico in 1989 and was destroyed by lethal injection. When SI sought Willmot's permission to use photographs of the breakdown for our story on racing injuries, she responded with this letter

CONTENTS

18
HOME SWEET HOMER
Joe Carter's home run gave Toronto a second straight World Series title and touched off a mob scene
BY STEVE RUSHIN

This is an article from the Nov. 1, 1993 issue

28
THE COMPLETE PLAYER
Paul Molitor had everything but the recognition that he found with a World Series triumph in Toronto
BY TOM VERDUCCI

32
A FIGHT OVER TURF
Three recent injuries on AstroTurf fields have underscored pro football players' calls for a return to grass
BY PETER KING

40
QUICK AS A CAT
Few if any goaltenders in the NHL have risen so far so fast as Toronto Maple Leaf star Felix Potvin
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

48
ALL STOKED UP
Led by J.J. Stokes, its outstanding wide receiver, UCLA has turned a slow start into a run for the roses
BY AUSTIN MURPHY

53
BORN TO BLOCK
Regarded as college football's best center, Jim Pyne of Virgina Tech is the latest in a lineage of linemen
BY SALLY JENKINS

76
THE BREAKING POINT
A rising toll of racetrack breakdowns has shaken the public's confidence in the thoroughbred industry
BY WILLIAM NACK

DEPARTMENTS

4
FACES IN THE CROWD

8
LETTERS

13
SCORECARD

60
SPORTS PEOPLE

66
PRO FOOTBALL

72
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

92
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN IACONO

PHOTORICH CLARKSON

When Irish Guys Are Flying

No, that's not Rudy or even the Rocket but rather the Notre Dame leprechaun, who got quite a lift out of the Irish's 31-13 romp over USC.