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June 26, 1978 | Volume 48, Issue 27

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Andy North Cover - Sports Illustrated June 26, 1978

June 26, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle

June 26, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
•Jackie Moore, Toronto Blue Jay coach, on being told John Kenneth Galbraith was on the same airline flight: "Oh yeah, I remember him. Short guy, mustache, played third base for Pittsburgh."

June 26, 1978 | Dan Jenkins

June 26, 1978 | Walter Bingham
Bob Impaglia was so involved in his struggle with the front nine in the first round at Cherry Hills—"grinding away," he called it—that he failed to notice the golf cart lurking near-by. In it were...

June 26, 1978 | Larry Keith
The Yankees' Ron Guidry has won a near-record 11 straight, and he's getting better. Last week he allowed no runs and struck out 29 batters

June 26, 1978 | William Oscar Johnson

June 26, 1978
Sox with more than sock are ripping up the American League East. Larry Keith reports from Boston where the slugging Red Sox and their unexpectedly effective pitchers take on the Yanks and Orioles...

June 26, 1978 | Kent Hannon

June 26, 1978 | John Barsness

June 26, 1978 | E. M. Swift
At least, it always has been—first in June but then nowhere when it counts

June 26, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf

June 26, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf
TOM SEAVER: The Cincinnati righthander, who did not win this season until May 6, ran his record to 8-4 by pitching the first no-hitter of his career—he has had five one-hitters—in a 4-0 victory...

June 26, 1978 | Douglas S. Looney
The missing millionaire finally showed up at Wolverine, had an excellent race, but couldn't double his pleasure

June 26, 1978 | Jeannette Bruce
The kukri is a curved knife, considered by one authority to be the best slashing knife in the world, and used most expertly by Nepalese soldiers known as Gurkhas. "A famous and often repeated...

June 26, 1978 | J. D. Reed
Washington's Paul Cannell may be a Diplomat but he's not very tactful on the field and has been sat down once by the league for piling up too many penalty points

June 26, 1978 | Dan Levin
Lisa Hansen took home four gold medals at the women's nationals on Green Lake

June 26, 1978 | Joe Jares
Risking everybody's neck, contestants in the world speed championship in Signal Hill, Calif. almost hit a mile a minute—and they did hit several spectators

June 26, 1978 | Brock Yates

June 26, 1978
11—Drawing by SQW15—Tony Triolo17, 18—Carl Iwasaki19—Manny Millan48—John Iacono58—John Collier62—John D. Hanlon67—John Paul Ruplenas68—Grant M. Haller70—Bob Peterson75—Ray Hamilton93—Evelyn...

June 26, 1978
KATHY VAN HEULEWORLAND, WYO.A 16-year-old sophomore at Worland High School, Kathy led the Warriors to their first state Class AA girls track and field championship. The 5'7" 115-pounder set state...

June 26, 1978
PRO BASKETBALL—The NBA, meeting in Coronado, Calif., agreed to add a third referee to its officiating crews next season and instituted a rule to curb the excessive use of hand-checking. The league...

June 26, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
SIZING UP THE BIG ESir:Elvin Hayes has attracted more criticism for his play in crucial games than any athlete needs to take. Curry Kirkpatrick joined in by calling the Big E a choke (Whatever...