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June 01, 1970 | Volume 32, Issue 22

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Arnold Palmer Cover - Sports Illustrated June 01, 1970

June 01, 1970 | Walter Bingham
Pitching Coach Rube Walker's showy praise of his Met pitchers roused the front-running Cubs, who happily clawed Tom Seaver (left) and other talented New Yorkers. They know, though, that the year...

June 01, 1970 | Dora Jane Hamblin
Americans swarm over Italy every summer but seldom go east of Venice, and that's why Nino Benvenuti defended his title against Tom Bethea in a Yugoslav hamlet you never heard of

June 01, 1970 | Peter Carry
While Hoosiers and Californians showed that they loved the game as much in May as they did in December, a bunch of unknown Angelenos surprised the Pacers in the ABA's championship playoffs

June 01, 1970 | Morton Sharnik
<i>The NFL has asked Ernie Wheelwright, a New Orleans back, to get out of a bar with Mafia connections. Wheels has refused</i>

June 01, 1970 | Frank Beard
<b>In his diary on the 1969 tour, leading money-winner Frank Beard included many insights into the attitudes and life-styles of his fellow professionals. Here is a collection of his...

June 01, 1970
The big race on Memorial Day draws the nation's eyes to Indianapolis as the Foyts, Andrettis and Unsers turn on. The story of the 500 by Robert Jones, illustrated in color.

June 01, 1970
The vacation season puts wheels under millions of U.S. travelers who contrive to rough it the easy way—by means of campers. Not since the car itself has any device so transformed recreational habits

June 01, 1970
With his shot to the head of tennis partner Joseph H. Blatchford during the recent celebrity tennis tournament in Washington, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew seems bent upon a course of...

June 01, 1970 | J. Richard Munro
Certain newsmen in Rome have lately taken to calling Dora Jane Hamblin, who reports the Benvenuti-Bethea fight for us on page 14, "Peppermint Patty," after the sports-minded gamine of the Peanuts...

June 01, 1970 | William Leggett
And Richie Allen is one ill wind that is dimming their light. While the onetime bad boy cavorts merrily as a Redbird of Happiness and blasts lusty home runs for St. Louis, his old teammates know...

June 01, 1970 | Roy Blount Jr.

June 01, 1970 | Arch Napier
Over a 210-mile pony express race, present-day Western riders discover why the U.S. Army had so much trouble catching up with Cochise

June 01, 1970 | Pat Putnam
Texas A&M's powerful relay forces showed up for the California Relays in Modesto last weekend, but they were limping badly, and the Mills brothers figured that the collection of watches they...

June 01, 1970 | Robert Cantwell
<b><i>His true name was Norman Selby, and he yearned for the life of a farmer, but title fights, adulation, Broadway, posh saloons, private eyes, poets, princesses, nine marriages (three of...

June 01, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer

June 01, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•Paul Wahlberg, Houston Golf Association president, announcing his organization is receiving applications for two four-year college scholarships: "What we're really looking for is another Arnold...

June 01, 1970
BASKETBALL—ABA: The underdog LOS ANGELES STARS took two of three games during the week, defeating the Indiana Pacers by 109-106 and 117-113 in overtime, forcing the series to at least six games...

June 01, 1970
Bob Dumas, 16, won the Alabama State High School golf title for the second year, firing a one-under-par 107 for 27 holes, with a second-round 34 that included three birdies. The Auburn sophomore...

June 01, 1970
4—Walter Daran-LIFE10, 11—James Drake12—James Purring14—UPI16, 17—Heinz Kluetmeier19, 20—Heinz Kluetmeier24—Sheedy & Long, Barry Edmonds-Flint Journal, Martin Mills-Black Star, Eric...

June 01, 1970
WINNER'S CIRCLESirs:Your Whitney Tower is to be congratulated for his brilliant prognosis of the 95th running of the Preakness (The Commander May Trail in Pimlico Dust, May 18). His appraisal of...