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June 25, 1973 | Volume 38, Issue 25

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Johnny Miller Cover - Sports Illustrated June 25, 1973

June 25, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

June 25, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Pepper Rodgers, UCLA football coach, on his 1973 schedule: "I'd much rather open with Alaska than Nebraska. Unfortunately, Alaska doesn't give a very big guarantee."

June 25, 1973 | Dan Jenkins

June 25, 1973 | Ron Reid
Little-known Rick Wohlhuter, who is 5'9", and Steve Williams, who is 6'2", were the big guns at the national AAU championships and lead a U.S. team that shapes up as a winner against Russia next month

June 25, 1973 | William Leggett
Cincinnati's hitting has been weak but its pitching has been awful. The NL champs hang close, still hoping

June 25, 1973
As pennant visions dance in the heads of Yankee fans, Bobby Murcer, Ron Blomberg, Sparky Lyle & Co. come up against tough Detroit and Baltimore. Bill Leggett reports.

June 25, 1973 | Galway Kinnell

June 25, 1973 | Dan Gerber

June 25, 1973
Ohhh, no! This proud father caught a foul ball in San Diego Stadium and magnanimously handed it to his small son, beaming. So the kid does what? Tosses the ball back onto the field, nearly beaning...

June 25, 1973 | Jack Meyers
A poet-athlete might seem a rarity, but this week's issue includes stories by two men who are just that. Dan Gerber, who recounts his near-tragic, final adventure as a race driver on page 42, has...

June 25, 1973 | Larry Keith
Although most of the teams seemed right out of last fall's football Top 20—Southern California. Oklahoma, Texas, Penn State, Arizona State—what it was was baseball. Oh, sure enough, there was a...

June 25, 1973

June 25, 1973 | Dan Levin
They came along different paths, one a Little Leaguer with big-league ambitions, the other a body-builder with eyes only for his biceps. They got the message, though, and lifted straight to...

June 25, 1973 | Harold Peterson
It may sound mighty muscular but it was graceful good sport when the nation's best women rowers got together for their championships

June 25, 1973 | Lynn Simross
Tubby Tamerlane came up from the country to whup the Hambo horses

June 25, 1973 | Jeannette Bruce

June 25, 1973
COLLEGE BASEBALL—SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA gained its fourth straight NCAA baseball championship, beating Arizona State twice, 3-1 and 4-3, and finishing The College World Series unbeaten (page 50).

June 25, 1973
5—Jill Krementz16, 17—Neil Leifer, Walter Iooss Jr. (2)18—Walter Iooss Jr. (2), Neil Leifer19—James Drake, Walter Iooss Jr.20, 21—Walter Iooss Jr.22, 23—Rich Clarkson24—Herb Scharfman (4), Fred...

June 25, 1973
Jerry Shulman, 20, a biophysics major at the University of Michigan, pedaled his 10-speed Romana to victory in the 13th Pepsi-Wolverine 200-mile Bicycle Marathon on Detroit's Belle Isle. He went...

June 25, 1973
Sirs:It makes horse sense that the feat (or feet) of Secretariat should earn him a nomination for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S Sportsman of the Year award. If it were up to me, there would be no neighs...

June 25, 1973 | Robert H. Boyle
The species of bird known as Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) was named for William Alexander Hammond, an amateur ornithologist, a neurologist and former Surgeon General of the United...

June 25, 1973 | Keith Hodgdon
In 1972 a $9 million class-action suit was filed by the American Indian Center of Cleveland against the Cleveland Indians for using "Chief Wahoo" as a team symbol. Part of a coordinated movement...