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June 21, 1976 | Volume 44, Issue 25

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George Brett Cover - Sports Illustrated June 21, 1976

June 21, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer

June 21, 1976 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Tommy John, Los Angeles pitcher, after the Dodgers had been crushed by Philadelphia 14-2: "I think the Phillies have reached a point where they are now better than Cincinnati, but that's like...

June 21, 1976 | Curry Kirkpatrick

June 21, 1976 | Ron Fimrite
George Brett has emerged as the blue-chipper who could lead Kansas City to victory in the AL West

June 21, 1976 | J. D. Reed
In one swoop, Bobby Orr bolted the Bruins, jolted the Black Hawks for $3 million and had his ravaged knee checked out by doctors

June 21, 1976 | Edwin Shrake

June 21, 1976
Marching on Georgia are 150 golfers, each with one burning ambition—to win the U.S. Open at the Atlanta Athletic Club, where Bobby Jones once reigned. Dan Jenkins covers the battlefield.

June 21, 1976 | Sarah Pileggi

June 21, 1976
It is only natural that track fans should focus their attention on the athletes, anxious to see how fast they run, how far they throw how high they jump. But when Photographer Michael Hirst found...

June 21, 1976 | Anita Verschoth
When the ancient Greeks wanted to hold a track and field competition, they did not have to concern themselves with a bunch of equipment. They simply broke the ground with a pickax, covered it with...

June 21, 1976 | William Leggett
Howard was sitting in his office at the American Broadcasting Company. And Howard was talking. Howard has been known to talk. He may well be the most famous talker in America. He is now so well...

June 21, 1976 | Douglas S. Looney
The youngest major-leaguer, Minnesota Catcher Butch Wynegar, 20, is the biggest overachiever to date in the precocious rookie class of '76

June 21, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf

June 21, 1976 | Herman Weiskopf
JOE MORGAN: Despite a pulled hamstring, the Cincinnati second baseman went 10 for 14 (.714), scored nine times, drove in nine runs and in two straight games slugged a pair of homers to bring his...

June 21, 1976 | Coles Phinizy
IMSA has elbowed into the crowded racing scene with small stockers that have drawn Southern comfort

June 21, 1976 | Ron Reid
It was no laughing matter when Marty Liquori, preparing for the 5,000-meter run in the upcoming Olympic Trials, strained a hamstring

June 21, 1976 | Roy Blount Jr.
Probably few people—even among those who relish watching the Philadelphia Flyers—think they want to see a vivid full-color closeup of a raccoon eating frog's legs right off the frog. Or of ants...

June 21, 1976 | Barry McDermott
Favored to sweep the NCAA championship, the Deacons expired as Oklahoma State and USC's Scott Simpson applied the coup de grace

June 21, 1976 | Bil Gilbert

June 21, 1976 | Bil Gilbert
West of the Mississippi, the Old Pike is a different road, and the sporting concerns are heightened.

June 21, 1976
BASKETBALL—NBA DRAFT: After acquiring the No. 1 pick in the draft from Atlanta, in a deal that also sent Center Joe C. Meriweather, Guard Gus Bailey and the No. 9 pick in the first round to the...

June 21, 1976
Judi Garman, coach at Golden West College in Huntington Beach, Calif., led the Rustlers to the AIAW national junior/community college softball championship. They finished the season 36-1. In five...

June 21, 1976
13—Drawing by Arnold Roth22, 24—Neil Leifer26, 27—Steve Northup-Camera 5, Stephen Green-Armytage28—Stephen Green-Armytage42—Gene Gorlick-New Haven Register47—Tony Tomsic55—Tony Triolo58—James...

June 21, 1976 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE INDY 250Sir:You have proved the great worth of a picture with your shot of Johnny Rutherford and crew at Indianapolis (A Slick Way to Win the 500, June 7). The photo communicates their...