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June 30, 1975 | Volume 42, Issue 26

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Lou Graham Cover - Sports Illustrated June 30, 1975

June 30, 1975 | Edited by Bob Ottum

June 30, 1975 | Edited by Bob Ottum
•Alex Wheaden, a national fencing champion in the under-16 class: "I love winning medals, and I like to see people see me getting awards."

June 30, 1975 | Dan Jenkins

June 30, 1975 | Ron Reid

June 30, 1975 | Ron Fimrite

June 30, 1975
The rousing Red Sox test their surprising new batting power, and the mettle of the rookie with the halo, Fred Lynn, in a long Fenway series with the Yankees, who have bats and pennant hopes, too....

June 30, 1975 | Lee Gutkind

June 30, 1975 | John A. Meyers
George Plimpton has had his share of embarrassments, but only once has he been led away from his stunned dinner guests in handcuffs. The incident occurred one evening after Plimpton, a longtime...

June 30, 1975 | Jeannette Bruce

June 30, 1975 | Bob Dunn
Pictures show that the arthritis in Woodie Fryman's elbow is so bad it is amazing he can pitch at all, let alone go out and win for Montreal

June 30, 1975 | Herman Weiskopf

June 30, 1975 | Dan Levin
Washington's Huskies had been beaten twice in the past year by Harvard's arrogant champions, and they came East steaming for revenge. But, in a race both agreed was an ultimate test, the Crimson...

June 30, 1975 | Roy Blount Jr.
When they killed the first shark and cut it open to see whether it was the one eating bathers, they found a Louisiana license plate. "Lord," I thought, "I don't want to mess with something that...

June 30, 1975 | Rick Telander
That muted majority, the Olympic athlete, finally has a forum. The question is, will anybody listen?

June 30, 1975 | Pat Putnam
The featherweight champ steamed and starved and finally made the limit. But there was the well-fed challenger just licking his chops

June 30, 1975 | George Plimpton

June 30, 1975 | Walter Bingham
Grand Slam (G. P. Putnam's Sons, $7.50) is a collection of 13 stories about bridge and it should prove entertaining even if you don't know a finesse from a revoke. Many of the authors are...

June 30, 1975 | Frank Deford
One finishes Fast Company (Harper's Magazine Press, $7.95) with the curious feeling of having read of Paleolithic times, not of the recent past and present, as is the case. Jon Bradshaw's very...

June 30, 1975
BOWLING—SAL BONGIORNO of Hollywood, Fla. defeated Larry Laub 217-204 to win the $50,000 Portland Open and $5,000 in Beaverton, Ore.

June 30, 1975
19—Walter Iooss Jr., James Drake20-21—James Drake, Heinz Kluetmeier, Walter Iooss, Jr.26, 27—Heinz Kluetmeier (2), John Iacono28—John Iacono, Heinz Kluetmeier52—Fred Kaplan-Black Star60—Neil...

June 30, 1975
Stewart Thorn-Burgh, 14, of Charleston, Ill., set three national weight-lifting records at an AAU Junior Olympic meet in his hometown. He snatched 135 pounds, then cleaned and jerked 175 pounds...

June 30, 1975 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:Your excellent article on Nolan Ryan in particular (, June 16) and fastballers in general reminded this ancient fan of a story that has been told about Lefty Grove: