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June 05, 1967 | Volume 26, Issue 23

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Al Kaline Cover - Sports Illustrated June 05, 1967

June 05, 1967

June 05, 1967
•Don Richman, general manager of the Seattle Supersonics, replying to a rookie's demand for a no-cut contract: "Listen, my wife was a great prospect, but she didn't get a no-cut contract."

June 05, 1967 | William Leggett

June 05, 1967 | Pat Ryan
On the grounds that putting styles like those of Snead, Duden and Refram (above) offend tradition and the eye, golf's rulemakers have outlawed bizarre methods that have become popular among the...

June 05, 1967
A U.S. Open preview: Jack Nicklaus assesses the Baltusrol course, the drama of last year's Open is depicted in paintings and Dan Jenkins reports on the man with the tour's best swing.

June 05, 1967 | Gary Ronberg
Harlan Cohen's idea of fun and games is volleyball played like a banzai charge. That, he reasons, is how the Japanese have become the world's best, and that is what he is teaching our girls' team

June 05, 1967 | Hugh McIlvanney

June 05, 1967 | James Lipscomb

June 05, 1967 | Garry Valk
About a year ago we reported that Senior Editor Coles Phinizy had survived—thank God—another disaster, a plane crash into the Mexican jungle. This was about par for Phinizy's perilous course—he...

June 05, 1967 | Buzzie Bavasi

June 05, 1967
Soccer is not the line of work in which President de Gaulle and Boston's Richard Cardinal Cushing have been engaged for the last 50 years, nor has baseball been Conductor Leopold Stokowski's...

June 05, 1967
A decade ago the only sports trousers most well-dressed men possessed were gray flannels for cool weather, worn with tweed sports jackets, and gray tropicals for summer, with jackets of linen,...

June 05, 1967 | Gwilym S. Brown
Only a trivia fan with a photographic memory is likely to know what Harry Downes, Andy Green, Miroslav Juza, Bill McKim, Gerard Vervoort and DeVilliers Lamprecht have in common. If you add Roger...

June 05, 1967 | Virginia Kraft
Not long ago wild turkeys were so scarce in this country that when a flock was sighted it made news, but today the birds are thriving and so plentiful that some states allow hunters to shoot them...

June 05, 1967 | Jack Nicklaus
Golf becomes easier whenever you can eliminate any variable that pertains to the swing, yet the classic methods of teaching involved some complex changes in ball positioning. The traditional...

June 05, 1967 | Pete Axthelm
The riot in Houston hung like a pall over Texas Southern, but it did nothing to slow Jimmy Hines

June 05, 1967 | Charles Goren
It was 3 o'clock on Saturday morning and the audience had dwindled down to a sleepy but significant few as the first round of the 1967 World Bridge Championship neared its end at the Americana...

June 05, 1967 | Coles Phinizy

June 05, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf

June 05, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf
No longer do players and not-so-perfect strangers point a finger at Moe Drabowsky (right) of the Baltimore Orioles and say, "There he is. There's the guy who gave up Stan Musial's 3,000th hit, the...

June 05, 1967
BOWLING—LES SCHISSLER of Denver rolled games of 208, 193 and 212 in the finals to take the $15,000 men's championship in the All-Star Tournament in St. Louis by 13 pins over Pete Tountas of...

June 05, 1967
24, 25—Walter Iooss Jr., Herb Scharfman (2), Walter Iooss Jr.27—Walter Iooss Jr.28—Tony Tomsic, UPI (2)31—Sheedy & Long32—Press Association33—Keystone34—Press Association47—Herb...

June 05, 1967
Charlene Rowe, a 4'6" 11-year-old from Charlotte, N.C. who catches and pitches for the unbeaten Junior Hornets—an otherwise all-boy team she organized herself—walked five times in her first game...

June 05, 1967
SWIFT TOMSirs:Frank Deford's article about San Jose State's Tommie Smith (Built for Chasing Beyondness, May 22) was stuffed with superlatives, and correctly so.

June 05, 1967 | Stephen Darst
What makes a prodigy of 10 a has-been at 13? Not forgetting how to pitch, just forgetting that others may learn to hit