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The Jeter Quandary

P. 16

The Mysterious Dr. Galea

P. 56

FOOTBALL

MANNING BROTHERHOOD

BY DAMON HACK / P. 40

STANFORD'S TWO-WAY STAR

BY KELLI ANDERSON / P. 46

PRAIRIE HOMER COMPANION

JIM THOME HAS THE POWER TO BRING OCTOBER MAGIC TO MINNESOTA

By JOE POSNANSKI

The slugger goes deep—again—before a packed house at Target Field

PHOTOON THE COVER Photograph by Tom Dahlin and Marilyn Indahl