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June 03, 1974 | Volume 40, Issue 22

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Johnny Rutherford Cover - Sports Illustrated June 03, 1974

June 03, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton

June 03, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Mike Sadek, .132 batter for the Phoenix Giants of the Pacific Coast Baseball League before getting three solid hits in four at bats as 208 fans watched: "It was so quiet in the park, every time I...

June 03, 1974 | Robert F. Jones

June 03, 1974 | Mark Mulvoy
As less robust teams emulate Philadelphia's pugnaciousness, the NHL moves to prevent fisticuffs from ruining the game

June 03, 1974 | Mark Kram
Ralph Houk, once lord of Yankee Stadium, has exchanged his pinstripes for Tiger stripes, but umpires find his roar no less beastly

June 03, 1974 | Pat Putnam

June 03, 1974 | William Johnson

June 03, 1974 | Edwin Shrake

June 03, 1974 | Ron Reid
Refusing to accept a chilling verdict on his career, California's Bobby Valentine is running on a grotesquely injured leg—and batting .300

June 03, 1974 | Herman Weiskopf

June 03, 1974
U.S. Opens can stimulate a pro golfer's tendency to self-destruct. A review of the tournament's el foldo spectaculars of the past, plus a look at Johnny Miller, who last year didn't.

June 03, 1974 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
Aided by his two sons, old Gordie led Houston to the promised land

June 03, 1974 | Joe Jares
As the new NLL sells it, the pro version of the game would appeal to the basest instincts of a Hun. Whatever, it's sure drawing hordes

June 03, 1974 | Ray Kennedy

June 03, 1974 | John A. Meyers
Along about the middle of a movie called Kid Blue, a tall, rumpled man in a filthy black cowboy hat and an even filthier white suit rises from a rusty bed-spring where, presumably, he spends a...

June 03, 1974
BOXING—RODRIGO VALDES, of Colombia, scored a seventh-round knockout over Philadelphia's Benny Briscoe to win the WBC world middleweight championship. The scheduled 15-round bout in Monte Carlo was...

June 03, 1974
7—Sarah Pileggi16-19—Heinz Kluetmeier, Lane Stewart, Tony Triolo, John G. Zimmerman20, 21—John D. Hanlon46—Rich Clarkson54—John Iacono60—photograph by Dmitri Kessel61—top, photograph by Dmitri...

June 03, 1974
Jerome Alls, of Winter Haven, Fla., led his Denison Junior High track team to the eighth-grade Polk County championship by winning the 100, 220 and long jump. The 14-year-old's best marks are 10.1...

June 03, 1974
Sir:Peter Carry states (, May 20) that it was actually the Bucks who were more unyielding in holding Boston considerably under its 109 points per game regular season average. However, he fails to...