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June 06, 1977 | Volume 46, Issue 24

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Mark Fidrych Cover - Sports Illustrated June 06, 1977

June 06, 1977 | Edited by Ron Reid

June 06, 1977 | Edited by Ron Reid
•Tim McCarver, the Philadelphia Phillie who catches all Steve Carlton's games: "When Steve and I die, we are going to be buried in the same cemetery, 60'6" apart."

June 06, 1977 | Sam Moses

June 06, 1977 | Peter Gammons
In his first 1977 appearance, Detroit's Mark Fidrych drew 44,207 fans. Although he lost, he showed he's still baseball's most winsome player

June 06, 1977 | Curry Kirkpatrick
The Blazers did nothing right in losing the first two NBA championship games to the 76ers in Philly, but they could do no wrong in Portland

June 06, 1977 | Sam Moses

June 06, 1977 | Sam Moses
George Willig would have preferred having a partner climb the World Trade Center with him, and during his year of planning he had asked several people, separately, to go along: one of his best...

June 06, 1977 | Clive Gammon

June 06, 1977 | Kent Hannon
Ordinarily congenial, Lenny Randle ended his career with the Rangers by slugging Manager Frank Lucchesi. Now a Met, he is doing a very different kind of hitting

June 06, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf

June 06, 1977 | Herman Weiskopf
BARRY BONNELL: Atlanta's 23-year-old centerfielder, recently up from the minors, hit .609, collecting 14 hits in 23 at bats, and drove across the deciding run in the 11th inning as the Braves...

June 06, 1977
Going, going...gone has been the flight pattern all spring, as big league batters tee off on the new baseball made by Rawlings. Larry Keith discloses the results of scientific tests undertaken to...

June 06, 1977 | Jerry Kirshenbaum
With merger in the air, Quebec may have won the last championship of the WHA

June 06, 1977 | Julia Lamb
In a short span, coeds have won acceptance on sailing varsities, but until they are as skilled as men, women find their own regatta a dandy test, especially when it is held in New York City's...

June 06, 1977 | John A. Meyers
We don't mean to ruffle Joe Rudi's feathers, but let us admit right here that this week's cover was intended for our special baseball issue (SI, April 11). It was all set to go when Mark Fidrych...

June 06, 1977 | Joe Marshall
As Richie Moran did the coaching and Eamon McEneaney the scoring, the Big Red built a 9-0 lead and went on to rout Johns Hopkins 16-8 for the NCAA crown

June 06, 1977 | Ron Fimrite
Magenta-shirted umpires and scoreboards without ads are among the revolutionary aspects of baseball in Fidel's country, where the sport remains the national passion and one firm link to the United...

June 06, 1977
PRO BASKETBALL—In a game that turned into a fourth-quarter brawl, Philadelphia routed Portland 107-89 to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven NBA championship series. Playing tough defense, the...

June 06, 1977
ANTHONY JOHNSONMEMPHISJohnson, a junior at LeMoyne-Owen College, slugged 12 home runs in 94 at bats, stole 32 bases in 33 tries and led the NAIA in batting with a .576 average. Johnson has twice...

June 06, 1977
6—Lane Stewart13—drawing by SQW16, 17—Heinz Kluetmeier18—Heinz Kluetmeier19—Manny Millan, Heinz Kluetmeier20, 21—John Iacono24, 25—Michael P. Cardacino, Stephen P. Willig (2)31—Peter Read...

June 06, 1977
CENTER OF THE STORMSir:Your article on Bill Walton and the Trail Blazers (L.A. Couldn't Move the Mountain, May 23) was surprisingly accurate in its account of the events leading to the Portland...

June 06, 1977 | Vince Agul
It's hard to say whether it was a hunch or desperation that prompted Red Sox Manager Steve O'Neill to pencil the name Clyde Vollmer into the seventh spot of his July 4, 1951 lineup. In six...