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May 19, 1975 | Volume 42, Issue 20

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A.J. Foyt Cover - Sports Illustrated May 19, 1975

May 19, 1975 | Rudy Anderson
Shooting high school football films has become a nationwide phenomenon. Twenty years ago game films were a novelty at a few flush schools; today coaches from coast to coast deem them a necessity....

May 19, 1975 | Robert F. Jones
Far Tortuga is so seaworthy a novel that to praise it is to place it in extremis. We are all so thirsty for good sea stories these days that even a shallow book like Jaws gets compared to the...

May 19, 1975 | Edited by Sarah Pileggi

May 19, 1975 | Edited by Sarah Pileggi
•Pete Rose, on the fans at Dodger Stadium: "I don't know why those people throw bottles at me. I was 3 for 39 here last year. They should have given me a standing ovation."

May 19, 1975 | Mark Mulvoy
Elbowing once-mighty Montreal out of contention, Buffalo set the stage for the first Stanley Cup final between expansion teams

May 19, 1975 | Robert F. Jones

May 19, 1975 | Ron Fimrite

May 19, 1975 | Kenny Moore

May 19, 1975 | Barbara La Fontaine
More people than ever are checking out the special exhilarations of rock climbing, but what is of real significance is that so many established climbers have turned to the purer discipline of...

May 19, 1975 | Edwin Shrake

May 19, 1975
Maryland, my Maryland is sung at Pimlico, and Singh, who missed My Old Kentucky Home but is all tuned up for the Preakness, will have vocal support in his bid to beat Foolish Pleasure. Whitney...

May 19, 1975 | William Leggett
Bud Greenspan is the producer, the director and the writer of Cappy Productions, a six-person outfit that makes sports documentaries for television. Except that he keeps a pipe stuck in his mouth...

May 19, 1975 | Larry Keith
Mercurial Dick Allen returns to the city where he began his career, saying 'I'd like to think I've grown up.' Suddenly, pennant talk is rampant

May 19, 1975 | Jim Kaplan

May 19, 1975 | Joe Jares
After he lost the first set to Bjorn Borg, it looked as if Arthur Ashe would blow another big one, but he rallied to win the WCT final

May 19, 1975 | Tex Maule
Big, beautiful, unbeaten, Ruffian may be faster than the top colts

May 19, 1975 | Frank Deford

May 19, 1975 | John A. Meyers
Palmer, Hunter, Ali, Namath, Abdul-Jabbar—surely one of these notables is the person most often photographed by SI. Not quite. In fact, it's not even close. The most-photographed distinction would...

May 19, 1975
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: Washington won the Eastern Conference championship, beating Boston 98-92 in the sixth game of their best-of-seven playoff series. The Bullets shot out to a 3-1 lead after...

May 19, 1975
8—Anthony Donna and Manny Millan25—Jerry Cooke26, 27—Enrico Ferorelli, Lane Stewart28, 29—Heinz Kluetmeier (4), Fred Kaplan-Black Star32, 33—Fred Kaplan-Black Star44, 45—Sheedy & Long52—John...

May 19, 1975
Debra Iwaniak, a phys ed major at Buffalo's Canisius College, rolled six straight strikes in her final game of 246 to beat Joy Spurgeon and win the women's national intercollegiate bowling title...

May 19, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
SUCCESS STORYSir:What a great article on the uphill struggle of the New York Islanders in their playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins (With a Little Help from His Friends, May 5). In...