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June 17, 1968 | Volume 28, Issue 24

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Don Drysdale Cover - Sports Illustrated June 17, 1968

June 17, 1968 | Gilbert Rogin

June 17, 1968 | William Leggett

June 17, 1968 | William Leggett
While pitching dominated play in both leagues, four men were still batting with the sort of thinking man's aggressiveness that made a .400 hitter of Ted Williams (page 30). The best of these in...

June 17, 1968
Ascot was a royal idea from the start. Today, England's famous racecourse refers to only one four-day meeting, in mid-June, as "Royal Ascot," because that is when the royal family traditionally...

June 17, 1968 | Gwilym Brown
An hour's glide by Rolls-Royce from London, today's Ascot, with its superb turf course, costs rather more than the £18 Queen Anne paid for posts and paint to mark the track in 1711. The cost of...

June 17, 1968
The U.S. open at Oak Hill promises to be a battle between the established stars and the contingent of relative newcomers who have done so well this year. Dan Jenkins reports.

June 17, 1968 | Ted Williams

June 17, 1968 | Ted Williams
Williams charges Boston with making three mistakes, denies he choked in big games and fondly recalls Joe McCarthy.

June 17, 1968 | Garry Valk
This week's picture story of England's famous Ascot racecourse (page 24) was photographed by Jerry Cooke. Like all photographers, Cooke has had some odd and demanding assignments at times, but...

June 17, 1968 | Myron Cope

June 17, 1968
Wilt Chamberlain, all 7'1" of him, has been swooping about on the Russian River in Healdsburg, Calif. behind his custom-made boat on what have to be custom-made skis. Wilt, starting his second...

June 17, 1968 | Jule Campbell
The best thing that ever happened to women's golf clothes has happened this year: they no longer look like women's golf clothes. Gone are mix-and-match colors, cute embroidered insignia, tee...

June 17, 1968 | Bob Ottum
Modern man is still victimized by a leftover Neanderthal urge to pick up huge, heavy objects to show everybody how big and strong he is. Not that this sort of thing is bad, assuming he can limit...

June 17, 1968 | Mark Mulvoy
After winning a grudge race against Jimmy Hines at 200 meters, Tommie Smith led the Santa Clara Youth Village to victory over USC's famed 440-yard relay team to be named top athlete at...

June 17, 1968 | Jack Olsen
'Come on down,' says Mexico, and for the first time since Los Angeles, 1932, Americans can drive to a summer Olympics. The route, as your correspondent discovered, is anything but a bore

June 17, 1968 | Peter Carry
AMERICAN LEAGUE

June 17, 1968 | Peter Carry
In early May a Cincinnati reporter wrote that the Giants' Juan Marichal, who then had a 4-2 record and a poor 3.90 ERA, was finished. When asked about it, San Francisco's righthander smiled and...

June 17, 1968
BOXING—World Middleweight Champion NINO BENVENUTI of Italy scored a second-round knockout over Japan's Yoshiaki Akasaka in a nontitle fight in Rome.

June 17, 1968
16—Bud Kamenish17—Herb Scharlman18—Howard Bingham19—Sheedy & Long, Herb Scharfman22, 23—Wil Blanche, Walter Iooss Jr. (2), Herb Scharfman30—UPI32—Fred Kaplan36—UPI48, 51—Shel Hershorn-Black...

June 17, 1968
Elijah (Tiger) White, a 53-year-old grandfather from Carthage, Me. who did not enter motor racing until three years ago, drove his tiger-striped stock car to two victories in a space of eight...

June 17, 1968
POOR PUBLICSirs:Concerning the article Pro Football Faces a Delay of Game (May 27), Americans have traditionally derided the kid who takes his ball home when he doesn't get his way. The Players'...

June 17, 1968
REEXAMINATION

June 17, 1968
•Steve Stonebreaker, New Orleans Saints' linebacker, on how the Houston Oilers can defeat the Dallas Cowboys in their preseason game in the Astrodome: "Simply turn up the air conditioning to 13°...