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June 18, 1984 | Volume 60, Issue 25

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Martina Navratilova Cover - Sports Illustrated June 18, 1984

June 18, 1984 | Curry Kirkpatrick

June 18, 1984
In sweltering heat Swale (right) cooked his Belmont rivals, leading Preakness champion Gate Dancer (left) and Play On (center) into the stretch in the 1½-mile race. Swale kept his cool to the...

June 18, 1984 | Steve Wulf
Oh, what a relief it is for the Brewers to have the mustachioed Rollie Fingers back in top shape after a disabling elbow injury

June 18, 1984 | Anthony Cotton

June 18, 1984 | Douglas S. Looney

June 18, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
Lynn Darling, 32, whose story on heavyweight boxer Gerrie Coetzee of South Africa begins on page 64, spent most of the last eight years writing features for The Washington Post Style section on a...

June 18, 1984 | Dan Levin
Dara Torres, the world's best in the 50 freestyle, is stretching to make the U.S. Olympic team in the 100

June 18, 1984 | Charlie Bell
"Would you mind running that by me again?" asked the bewildered policeman from his squad car. He had been dispatched late that November afternoon to the parking lot of an industrial plant on the...

June 18, 1984 | Bruce Anderson
Cal State-Fullerton won the NCAA championship behind Eddie Delzer

June 18, 1984 | Henry Hecht
The Brewers, who used to be Harvey's Wallbangers, are a woeful 12th in the American League in offense, and the lack of support is getting to Don Sutton, who is 3-5 despite a respectable 3.52 ERA....

June 18, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Giants second baseman Manny Trillo is getting "shock" treatments for his left hand, broken May 13. A Physio-Stim generates electric impulses to stimulate bone growth. He'll be back next month.

June 18, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Last Tuesday night, White Sox first-base coach Dave Nelson made an unusual declaration of love. With the connivance of technicians who work the White Sox' message board and Diamond Vision screen,...

June 18, 1984 | Henry Hecht
GREG LUZINSKI: The White Sox DH ended a season-long slump (one homer, 11 RBIs) by becoming only the 10th player in big league history to hit grand slams in consecutive games, against the Twins.

June 18, 1984 | Craig Neff
Zola Budd won a brave, barefoot 3,000 to acquire an Olympic berth

June 18, 1984 | E.M. Swift
The Baltimore Blast won its first MISL title, exploding against St. Louis

June 18, 1984 | William Taaffe
CBS's Mort Sharnik gave early boosts to Ray Mancini and Hector Camacho

June 18, 1984 | Lynn Darling

June 18, 1984 | Harry Middleton
No real game birds had come, just three coots that passed low over the marsh as they headed toward the oak ridge at its edge. The sun was all light and no heat, a cold January sun. Remnants of...

June 18, 1984 | N. Brooks Clark
I'd be pretty dumb if all of a sudden I started being something I'm not.—YOGI BERRA

June 18, 1984
2, 3—Ronald C. Modra4—Chuck Solomon9—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman12—Phil Hoffman22-24—Peter Read Miller27—Carl Skalak30, 34, 38—Heinz Kluetmeier (top left)40—Tony Duffy42—Richard Mackson (top),...

June 18, 1984 | Compiled by JOY DUCKETT CAIN

June 18, 1984
CHUCK HOUSMANDES MOINESHousman, 72, a retired meat packer, won his second national over-70 handball title of the year, defeating Steve Subak of Minneapolis 21-19, 21-12 for the singles...

June 18, 1984 | Edited by Gay Flood
MAGIC AND BIRDSir:Many thanks to Bruce Newman for his excellent piece on the Laker-Celtic/Magic Johnson-Larry Bird rivalry (Together at Center Stage, June 4). This championship matchup is the best...

June 18, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

June 18, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Tom Tunnicliffe, ex-University of Arizona quarterback, after being passed over in the NFL draft, supposedly because he's only six feet tall: "Any coach who feels I'm too short or too small to...