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July 08, 1968 | Volume 29, Issue 2

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Ted Williams Cover - Sports Illustrated July 08, 1968

July 08, 1968 | John Underwood

July 08, 1968 | Hugh Whall
Because of a fierce storm whipping the Atlantic, this year's entries had to wait a full 24 hours before lining up for their start off Brenton Reef, but once the race got going it was the easiest...

July 08, 1968 | Jack Olsen

July 08, 1968 | Jack Olsen
A case study of practices at the University of Texas at El Paso, where black athletes were imported to win national fame, but where lack of understanding of Negro problems led to bitterness,...

July 08, 1968
The Athletics? In the first division? Not only that, but the American League's most surprising team to date has the talent to prove it belongs up there. Gary Ronberg reports.

July 08, 1968 | Ted Williams

July 08, 1968 | Garry Valk
This spring Pat Ryan, one of our writers, received her bachelor of science degree from Columbia University, an achievement worthy of a good deal of applause and a certain amount of explanation....

July 08, 1968 | Pat Ryan

July 08, 1968 | Gary Ronberg
In adversity, Gary Beban's acquired nickname was becoming a misnomer. To compound matters, his passes in practice fluttered like dying ducks. But at Atlanta he was the All-America of UCLA days and...

July 08, 1968 | Bob Ottum

July 08, 1968 | Peter Carry
NATIONAL LEAGUE

July 08, 1968 | Peter Carry
As the smallest of three baseball-playing brothers, the Pirates' Matty Alou is somewhat accustomed to being ignored. For years, playing in the shadow of Felipe, and with Jesus coming along behind...

July 08, 1968
BASEBALL—In a brief flurry of buying and selling, the Chicago Cubs sent Outfielder LOU JOHNSON, 34, to the Cleveland Indians for Utilityman WILLIE SMITH, 29, and the Pittsburgh Pirates, who bought...

July 08, 1968
Mike Killian, 18, of St. Petersburg, Fla., has a 69.7 per-round average in four golf tournaments this year, including a final-round eight-under-par 63—one of the lowest scores ever by a junior in...

July 08, 1968
4—John D. Hanlon10—Walter Iooss Jr., Sheedy & Long12—James Drake20—UPI21—Ted Streshinsky-Pix22, 23—UPI24—Roy DeCarava26—James F. Flores27—Sheedy & Long-Time28—Rich Clarkson29—James...

July 08, 1968
TURNING PRO

July 08, 1968
•Woody Hayes, Ohio State football coach, on his third visit to Vietnam to entertain the troops: "I came out here for one reason. I like to meet you better than some of the people back on the Ohio...

July 08, 1968
ARNIE'S ALLIESSirs:To me and, I am sure, to tens of thousands of others, the most dramatic and moving part of the closing of the U.S. Open was not the smile of the winner, Lee Trevino, or his...