A life's work done

Kindred, Dave
November 1999
Sporting News;11/15/99, Vol. 223 Issue 46, p87
Reprints a story on the late football player Walter Payton, published in the January 10, 1988 issue of `The New York Times.' Description of Payton's last game with the Chicago Bears; National Football League (NFL) rushing record achieved; Farewell speech to the press.


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