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July 07, 1969 | Volume 31, Issue 1

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Reggie Jackson Cover - Sports Illustrated July 07, 1969

July 07, 1969 | Skip Myslenski

July 07, 1969 | Mark Mulvoy

July 07, 1969 | Mark Kram

July 07, 1969
Wizards at winning stock car races are Ford's John Holman and Ralph Moody—a North Carolina partnership that puts the wheels under champions like David Pearson.

July 07, 1969 | Bil Gilbert

July 07, 1969
If you happen to be brooding somewhere deep in your own urban crisis when the Fourth of July rolls around, just as sure as there's gin in the tonic somebody is going to ask what happened to those...

July 07, 1969 | Gwilym S. Brown

July 07, 1969
Henry Dyer, a reserve running back for the Rams, is in a little trouble with the National Guard. Assigned to guard duty, Dyer showed up on time all right—with a sleeping bag.

July 07, 1969 | Pat Putnam
Coach Pepper Rodgers had an extra man on the field again, but this time it was an official, as his West team beat the East in Atlanta

July 07, 1969 | Curry Kirkpatrick
While most of the field felt faint, a crisp cutie in gingham used one hot round to win the Women's Open

July 07, 1969 | Kim Chapin
Gaunt and graying and 41, Gonzales last week was the hero of center court, inspiring a tribute unseen at Wimbledon for a quarter of a century

July 07, 1969 | John McCormick

July 07, 1969
BOATING—Making a comeback in the big hydros, BILL MUNCEY averaged 99.410 mph in Miss U.S. in the six-boat final heat to win the "World Championship" race on the Detroit River. In elimination heats...

July 07, 1969
18—Rich Clarkson19—Eric Schweikhardt20—Rich Clarkson21—Neil Leifer23—Sheedy & Long24—Neil Leifer27—Herb Scharfman, Neil Leifer (3)28—Neil Leifer37—Lee Balterman38, 39—Arthur Shay40, 41—Roy...

July 07, 1969
H. Clifford Clark, a retired Delaware farmer and former state representative, has hunted quail for most of his 75 years but took up trapshooting 10 years ago. Clark earned his first title by...

July 07, 1969 | Herman Weiskopf

July 07, 1969 | Herman Weiskopf
In this era of the erudite, sophisticated, wheeler-dealer players who are apt to think first in terms of stocks when averages are mentioned, the plowboy gait of Cincinnati's Clay Carroll coming in...

July 07, 1969
NEEDLES AND PILLSSirs:I enjoyed Bil Gilbert's article on drugs in sport (Problems in a Turned-On World, June 23 et seq.) in full, but there is one misconception that should be pointed out from the...

July 07, 1969

July 07, 1969
•Lefty Gomez, ex-New York Yankee pitcher, discussing the spitball: "I'd like to see the spitball legalized. I never threw one, but I used to sweat very easily."