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July 13, 1970 | Volume 33, Issue 2

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Johnny Bench Cover - Sports Illustrated July 13, 1970

July 13, 1970 | William Leggett
<i>Powered by home runs and juiced up with pitching, Cincinnati's Big Red Machine has been running through the National League West. The question is, can the machine hum in a brand-new...

July 13, 1970 | Robert F. Jones
<i>High among the hawks over Texas, the world's finest sailplane pilots wafted from thermal to thermal in pursuit of two championships—but a bearded German outflew them all</i>

July 13, 1970 | Harold Peterson
<b>If some western politicians—and supporting lobbyists—have their way and carry through on their 'dominant use' policy, a vast public domain will be opened up for private use and profit</b>

July 13, 1970 | Hugh D. Whall
<b>The odds against a young man growing up to become the designer of a successful America's Cup yacht are approximately those against his becoming President. Britton Chance, whose very name...

July 13, 1970
The toughest Chicano, Viking Quarterback Joe Kapp never ducks a fight. He tells how he became a man of machismo in the first of a three-part series with Jack Olsen.

July 13, 1970
The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth is the billing Calgarians give their annual Stampede, and devotees of the Old West, at least, agree it is a reasonable claim. For 10 days each summer—this year,...

July 13, 1970 | Eric Whitehead
In April 1912 a tall, dark stranger from Cheyenne, Wyo. stepped off a Canadian Pacific Railway train in Calgary, adjusted his black stetson and black silk kerchief, ambled up Stevens Avenue and...

July 13, 1970 | J. Richard Munro
There are uncertainties in the magazine business, but as of this writing we here on SI feel reasonably confident that a considerable proportion of our editorial mail over the next few weeks will...

July 13, 1970 | Peter Carry
Adoring Detroit fans turned out in record numbers to welcome their prodigal Tiger back to the den. But not all the tears were tears of joy

July 13, 1970
NL EAST

July 13, 1970
"Swimming is my main exercise," said Doris Day recently. "I keep my pool at 94° the year round, and I swim four times a day, I really do. And at night—I skinny dip." For the benefit of fans...

July 13, 1970 | Bil Gilbert
On Sunday afternoon Donna Caponi, a 25-year-old Californian, walked shakily off the 18th green of the Muskogee Country Club, the winner by a stroke of the 1970 Women's Open and for the second...

July 13, 1970 | Walter Bingham
But the aging Aussie's gallant bid at Wimbledon failed before the power of young John Newcombe

July 13, 1970 | Walter Bingham
Good old Wimbledon worries about its image. There are those who still haven't recovered from the shock of that first pair of men's shorts nearly 40 years ago, even though they were white, and each...

July 13, 1970 | William F. Reed
"The traditional meeting of good times, good company and good racing was celebrated at Goshen, N.Y. last week, in the gentle Catskill foothills where trotting was more or less born and reared....

July 13, 1970 | Frank Deford
<i>Sports, politics and tradition all have equal status in Boston, which has again refused to build a municipal stadium. Is Boston trailing the rest of the country? Maybe it's so far ahead it...

July 13, 1970
18—UPI19-21—Shel Hershorn-Black Star28-Stephen Green-Armytage30—Jerry Cooke31—Tony Triolo42—Herb Scharfman46—Claudio Spelta, Ralph J. Romaguera-Times-Picayune49—Judith Gefter50—Gerry...

July 13, 1970
No information, owned by the Office of Information for Human Communication, won the 39th Johns Hopkins Turtle Derby in Baltimore, outcrawling 178 other entries for the $50 grand prize. The Derby...

July 13, 1970
BOXING—SHOZO SAIJO recovered from a first-round knockdown to win a 15-round split decision over Frankie Crawford of Los Angeles and retain his WBA featherweight title in a bout at Sendai, Japan.

July 13, 1970
TONYSirs:Three years ago I felt sorry for a fine and unfortunate young athlete whose career was tragically interrupted. Now I realize he never needed anyone's pity—he had enough himself to fill...

July 13, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
TO SEE OR NOT TO SEE

July 13, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
•Jan Johnson, 19, of Kansas, who won the NCAA pole vault at 17'7", on his chances of clearing 18 feet: "I'm sure I'll do it when I get a little older. Heck, I don't even shave yet. I can't grow...