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July 26, 1971 | Volume 35, Issue 4

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Muhammad Ali Cover - Sports Illustrated July 26, 1971

July 26, 1971 | Robert F. Jones
Jackie Stewart, master of one empire Britain is in no danger of losing, strangled a pride of young lions in his home Grand Prix and took a big step toward the world championship

July 26, 1971 | Mark Mulvoy
In this fable of the National League batting race, top contenders are The Tortoise, Joe Torre of St. Louis, and The Hare, Willie Davis of Los Angeles. The moral is: be yourself and go with the pitch

July 26, 1971 | Peter Carry

July 26, 1971 | Tex Maule

July 26, 1971
Outtasight is where Pittsburgh seems headed in the National League's Eastern race, propelled largely by the bat of its cleanup hitter and prime MVP candidate Willie Stargell.

July 26, 1971
A question that troubled his parents when Arnold Roth was growing up has been answered in Roth's mature years by drawings like the ones on these pages. His view of harness horses, as of all...

July 26, 1971 | George Blanda

July 26, 1971 | George Blanda
GLORIOUS 1970: "Three seconds left...score tied...Blanda's good...! Unbelievable...! The place has gone wild."

July 26, 1971 | J. Richard Munro
When his work last appeared in these pages, Author William Service was coaxing a tiny wild owl through the domesticated confines of his living room (SI, June 30, 1969). His account of life with...

July 26, 1971
The fellow with the puffed-out cheeks is retired Army bugler Charles (Pat) Walker, who assigned himself some time ago to tootle the Baltimore Orioles to triumph. Pat figured that the usual...

July 26, 1971 | George Curry
It's another bad year for the Indians, but at least the fans have a hot new favorite, even if he is a rookie pinch hitter batting .235

July 26, 1971 | Joe Jares

July 26, 1971 | Curry Kirkpatrick
The U.S. Publinx Championship yields a bumper crop of crazies

July 26, 1971 | John McCormick
Antonio Bienvenida, Spain's Medicare matador, has come out of retirement at 49 to fight monster bulls with such flair that the heralded reappearance of fabled glamour boy Dominguín has been eclipsed

July 26, 1971 | Larry Keith

July 26, 1971 | William Service

July 26, 1971 | Dolly Connelly
The surge of neophytes into the wilderness—one national forest logged two million visitors last year vs. 400,000 only a decade ago—has created corresponding problems of exposure and accident among...

July 26, 1971
AUTO RACING—Scotland's JACKIE STEWART drove his Tyrrell-Ford to victory in the British Grand Prix in Silverstone, England (page 14).

July 26, 1971
4—Tony Mulvihill, The Peaceable Kingdom by Edward Hicks, Collection of Edward William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington15—Jerry Cooke (2), Gerry...

July 26, 1971
Mrs. Berta McKendree of Jacksonville, Fla. caught a world record 115½-pound cubera snapper, 16 miles southeast of St. Johns Sea Buoy off Jacksonville Beach. She landed the fish, which weighed 11½...

July 26, 1971
TRUE BLUESirs:In Humming a Rhapsody in Blue (July 12), Roy Blount wrote that Vida Blue "pitches with two dimes in his pocket for some mysterious reason." In a recent article in The Detroit News...

July 26, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane

July 26, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Duane Thomas, Dallas Cowboy running back, asked if he had an IQ: "Sure I've got one. It's a perfect 20-20."