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June 15, 1970
Back and batting, Tony Conigliaro begins the story of his beaning, his desperate struggle to recover from legal blindness and, finally, the miracle that restored his career.
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June 15, 1970

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Back and batting, Tony Conigliaro begins the story of his beaning, his desperate struggle to recover from legal blindness and, finally, the miracle that restored his career.

The world cup, soccer's summit meeting in Mexico, pits the best national teams from the 139 countries where the game is played. Tex Maule reports from the four Cup sites.

Fishing boats with split personalities—small enough to skim the flats yet seaworthy offshore—are enjoying a big new boom. Photographed in color by Eric Schweikardt.

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