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June 04, 1979 | Volume 50, Issue 23

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Tom Watson Cover - Sports Illustrated June 04, 1979

June 04, 1979 | Edited by Ron Reid

June 04, 1979 | Edited by Ron Reid
•Fred Akers, University of Texas football coach: "Football doesn't take me away from my family life. We've always watched films together."

June 04, 1979 | Robert F. Jones

June 04, 1979 | Joe Marshall
According to its coach, the team that won Johns Hopkins' 35th national lacrosse title by mauling Maryland is the Blue Jays' best ever

June 04, 1979 | William Leggett
She's Davona Dale, Calumet Farm's brilliant 3-year-old filly, who has triumphed in six consecutive stakes races on as many tracks and is the year's third-leading money winner behind Spectacular...

June 04, 1979 | Dan Jenkins

June 04, 1979 | Andrew Heiskell
In 56 years only two men have served Time Inc. as editor-in-chief. The first, Henry R. Luce, founded this company. His successor, Hedley Donovan, gave it a second generation of editorial growth....

June 04, 1979 | Robert F. Jones

June 04, 1979 | Joe Marshall

June 04, 1979
Strangers in a strange land, Big John Tate, former U.S. Olympian, and Kallie Knoetze, former South African cop, clash in a WBA heavyweight bout in the remote—and unrecognized—homeland of...

June 04, 1979 | Bill Colson
The new Inter-American circuit, which has franchises from Miami to Maracaibo, is giving veterans a chance to play—except when immigration officials bench them

June 04, 1979 | Jonathan Yardley
Pat Jordan's Chase the Game (Dodd, Mead, $8.95) is a splendid book that is a good deal more than at first it seems to be. It is the true story of three young men from tough neighborhoods in...

June 04, 1979 | Jim Kaplan

June 04, 1979 | Jim Kaplan
GEORGE BRETT: The Royal third baseman batted .538, with half of his hits—three doubles, two triples, two homers—going for extra bases. He had nine RBIs and set a club record by scoring in his 11th...

June 04, 1979 | Lionel Atwill
Southerners do, too—and better. So each turkey season, a group of Dixie hunters are invited up north—drawls and all—for a shoot in the Green Mountain State

June 04, 1979 | Kathy Blumenstock
Situated just off Route 250 in Wooster, Ohio is a narrow, brick-and-glass structure with hay bales protruding from behind. Except for the hay, the place looks like the offices of a computer...

June 04, 1979 | Clive Gammon
Argentina and Holland tangled again in a 'friendly' exhibition for FIFA, but the River Plate rerun turned a little rough

June 04, 1979 | Roger Dionne

June 04, 1979
3—Alfred Eisenstaedt (center), Henry Groskinsky (2)16, 17—Heinz Kluetmeier18—Heinz Kluetmeier19—Enrico Ferorelli22—Barton Silverman23—Tony Triolo49—Lynn Pelham68, 69—Brian Lanker70-72—Lane Stewart

June 04, 1979
MARK STRUCHERMERRITT ISLAND, FLA.Strucher, a junior at Georgia Southern, hit 26 home runs this season to break the NCAA record of 25 set in 1978 by Bob Horner, then of Arizona State and now with...

June 04, 1979
PRO BASKETBALL—No team has been able to repeat as NBA champion in the last 10 years, and Washington quickly threatened to keep the tradition alive. After beating Seattle in the opening game of the...

June 04, 1979 | Edited by Gay Flood
CHARLIE'S A'sSir:As loyal A's fans who have been through the ups and downs of the Oakland franchise, we found it refreshing to finally read an accurate account of the Oakland tragedy (They're Just...