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June 02, 1969 | Volume 30, Issue 22

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June 02, 1969

June 02, 1969
•Walter O'Malley, owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers: "Is baseball on the spot? I would say yes, but then religion is on the spot, government is on the spot, the integrity of treaties is on the...

June 02, 1969 | William Leggett

June 02, 1969 | Whitney Tower

June 02, 1969
Indianapolis pits Ford against Offenhauser power and pole man A. J. Foyt against a bristling field of top 500 drivers. A report in depth by Kim Chapin, illustrated in color.

June 02, 1969 | Mark Kram

June 02, 1969
The psalmist sang of those "that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters," but today the big business of going down to the sea (some $3.15 billion in 1968 alone) is done...

June 02, 1969 | Pat Ryan

June 02, 1969 | Garry Valk
"If I had to have a certain photo or lose my job," says Picture Editor George Bloodgood, "I'd probably send Jim Drake. He's one of the most versatile photographers we've got and he's the only...

June 02, 1969 | Peter Carry
Everything Bacone JC gets it earns. It might have the poorest athletic program in the country, but it has one of the best college ball clubs

June 02, 1969 | Charles Goren
One, if by land, and two, if by sea" was the agreed signal, you remember. But do you recall how many lanterns Paul Revere's friend hung in the tower of the Old North Church? Of course, you could...

June 02, 1969 | Skip Myslenski
The big names, including the top vaulters, didn't shine at Modesto

June 02, 1969 | Bill Gilbert

June 02, 1969
BOXING—BOB FOSTER successfully defended his light-heavyweight crown in West Springfield, Mass., stopping Andy Kendall of Portland, Ore. at 1:15 of the fourth round. Said Foster of his opponent,...

June 02, 1969
Jim Parks, a junior at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, set school lacrosse scoring records for a single game (5) and a season (15). In three games he scored 10 goals while playing with...

June 02, 1969
6—Frank Agolia24-28—Jerry Cooke34—Tony Triolo36, 37—Roy DeCarava40-57—James Drake62, 64—Shel Hershorn-Black Star70—Sheedy & Long72-79—illustrations by Alan E. Cober84—Elsie Y. Trask, Pat...

June 02, 1969 | Peter Carry

June 02, 1969 | Peter Carry
When Mike Epstein came to the majors at Baltimore labeled as a sure superstar, it looked like the return of the Renaissance Man. Not only could the University of California student spout verses...

June 02, 1969
TRAGIC AWAKENING (CONT.)Sirs:Jack Olsen's Grizzly Bear Murder Case (May 12 et seq.) has shaken me.