Ben Upson looks a little like Fess Parker. If you're old enough to know how to drive a standard transmission car, you probably also remember that Parker was the actor who played Davy Crockett, who...
November 02, 1987 | Gail Gilchriest
Five chums developed a surprising fondness for fishing
Producer Curt Gowdy Jr. and a top trio at the mikes gave ABC its best World Series yet
BASEBALL—The MINNESOTA TWINS won the World Series, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 in the seventh game, in the Metrodome. Frank Viola, who won the first and seventh games and lost the fourth,...
November 02, 1987
BETH HEARNLEESBURG, IND.Beth, 13, sped to junior national titles in both the J-Stock Hydro and the J-Stock Runabout classes at the Stock Outboard powerboat championships, in Hinton, W.Va. Beth won...
All the field's a stage at Series time, even for the owners
THE CASE FOR P.E.
•Dave Durenberger, U.S. senator from Minnesota, on the Twins' World Series win: "I've never experienced anything like it. Such high emotion, 55,000 people. No one said 'Bork.' "
Hours after he had hoisted the World Series MVP trophy above his head, Frankie Viola was still in front of his locker, draped in a soaking Wet LET'S ALL BE PART OF A MIRACLE AT FIFTH AND CHICAGO...
November 02, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
Oct. 9 was a special day for senior writer Clive Gammon. Not quite 59 years after his birth in Swansea, Wales, and a decade after he became a resident of this country, Gammon walked into the U.S....
November 02, 1987 | Rick Reilly
November 02, 1987 | Jack McCallum
November 02, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
November 02, 1987 | Frank Deford
The Soviets and Romanians shone as the U.S. flopped in the world championships
OFFENSE:UCLA running back Gaston Green, the Bruins' top career rusher, gained 220 yards on 28 carries in a 42-18 win over Cal. Green, a senior, ran for two touchdowns, including a 79-yarder, and...
No team was more bloodied by the strike than the 49ers
Angelo Dundee may be fresh out of top fighters, but he's still sticking and moving and keeping himself at the top of a very tough business.