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June 10, 1968 | Volume 28, Issue 23

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Jack Nicklaus Cover - Sports Illustrated June 10, 1968

June 10, 1968 | Peter Carry

June 10, 1968
BASEBALL—Franchises were awarded by the National League to SAN DIEGO and MONTREAL. Both will commence to play next season, the West Coast club in a new 45,000-seat park, the Canadian team in...

June 10, 1968
6—Anthony Donna28—Herb Scharfman29—Sheedy & Long30-33—Herb Scharfman35—Tony Triolo, James Drake36—James Drake37—James Drake (3), Tony Triolo38—Tony Triolo40—Press Association41—CBS...

June 10, 1968
Patty Lynn Carman, a sixth-grader from Goleta, Calif., who is coached by Mary Rand, Great Britain's 1964 Olympic long-jump champion, set an unofficial high-jump record for 10-year-olds with a leap...

June 10, 1968
CONCERNED ATHLETESSirs:Although my name is the same, I am not a relative of John McCormick and can comment objectively on his article, Score One for Today's Students (May 20). Sports certainly...

June 10, 1968

June 10, 1968
•Pedro J. Sánchez, father of three and victor in Colombia's 18-day bicycle race after eight years of trying: "I will not have any more children. I will dedicate myself to bicycles."

June 10, 1968 | Mark Mulvoy

June 10, 1968
A hitting famine has swept the big leagues—and with it a plague of theories explaining why. William Leggett examines a few of them and then tells what is really happening.

June 10, 1968 | Whitney Tower
Favored to win the Belmont, last of the Triple Crown events, Forward Pass was overtaken at the eighth pole (above) by a colt named Stage Door Johnny who had never competed in a stakes race in his life

June 10, 1968 | Bob Ottum

June 10, 1968 | Danny Blanchflower
Danny Blanchflower attained international fame as a peerless soccer player in Great Britain, where the world's most universal game is revered. But when he was hired as a television commentator to...

June 10, 1968 | Dan Jenkins

June 10, 1968
At any Open, the spectators are often as much fun to watch as the players—and a lot easier to spot. There are all kinds of characters in a golfing gallery, and on the following four pages Artist...

June 10, 1968 | Jack Nicklaus
Whenever I play a preview round on a U.S. Open golf course, I always search for trademarks of Joe Dey and the USGA. I never have to look hard. Sure enough, when I saw Oak Hill's East Course the...

June 10, 1968 | Jack Nicklaus
Caution should be a primary concern on the last four holes of the front nine. All of them are long par fours, congested with water and sand and trees and treacherously thick U.S. Open rough. Each...

June 10, 1968 | Garry Valk
Ted Williams' life story, which begins on page 82 of this issue (the first of five installments), is the culmination of years of discussion between Ted and a variety of hopeful writers and...

June 10, 1968
Little Matthew Kennedy, 3, has an inconvenient allergy, considering the interests of his particular family. He reacts to horses. After riding, his brothers and sisters must shower and change...

June 10, 1968 | Hugh Whall
She's not a winner yet, but the new 'Smirnoff' did well enough in Alabama to indicate that unlimited hydroplanes can be both fast and nonlethal

June 10, 1968 | Ruth Lieder
The colorfully attired oarsmen on the left are members of the Columbia rowing squad, which, despite the beleaguered state of that university this spring, is competing in the Intercollegiate Rowing...

June 10, 1968 | Tom C. Brody
It will come as a disappointment to those who keep lists of sports' all-time losers to learn that the U.S. Davis Cup team is not likely to be a candidate this year. In fact, there is a very good...

June 10, 1968 | Charles Goren
Lord Yarborough used to bet 1,000 to 1 against the deal of a hand with no card higher than a 9-spot. It would take a terribly confident player to buck these odds since the chance of holding such a...

June 10, 1968 | Ted Williams

June 10, 1968 | Ted Williams
Williams talks about his .406 year, his war with the press and his Marine hitch.

June 10, 1968 | Dan Levin
Allah does not deduct from man's allotted time those hours spent fishing," goes an ancient proverb about a pastime which is as much a spiritual exercise as it is a sport. This may be why good...