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June 02, 1980 | Volume 52, Issue 23

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Johnny Rutherford Cover - Sports Illustrated June 02, 1980

June 02, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

June 02, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Mike Marshall, Minnesota relief pitcher, who has been booed by the fans this season: "If they worked as hard at their jobs as I do at mine, this country wouldn't have the inflation problem it now...

June 02, 1980 | Sam Moses
Johnny Rutherford, driving a Chaparral nicknamed the Yellow Submarine, blew everyone out of the water as he won his third Indy 500

June 02, 1980 | Kathy Blumenstock

June 02, 1980 | Steve Wulf

June 02, 1980
Elementary for Watson, you think. Well, Tom Watson maybe the best golfer around. He may have inherited the Jack Nicklaus mantle. But it hasn't been all that easy. For one thing, he has never won...

June 02, 1980 | Bill Colson
But no one beats brothers Bob (above) and Kris, who are clearly tops even when they are slaloming around the buoys on Kris' catfish farm

June 02, 1980 | Anita Verschoth

June 02, 1980 | Kelso F. Sutton
Last year my duties took me out to Belmont Park, where former Jockey Sammy Renick took time to show me around. He spoke of this later to Mrs. Allaire duPont, the owner of Kelso, and within a few...

June 02, 1980 | J.D. Reed
"Well, Ken," we'll say to the interviewer someday, "I've worked 10 years on this backhand, and by God I think it'll beat Connors today." And Ken will say, "That's the way it is from courtside, and...

June 02, 1980 | Jim Kaplan
A "small miracle" kept the big-leaguers on the field and the fans in the stands

June 02, 1980 | Dan Levin
Among my cherished sports mementos is a bright photo of me running in last year's New York Marathon. I'd like to be able to say that I have my brother Steve to thank for it, but I can't. He does a...

June 02, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf

June 02, 1980 | Herm Weiskopf
GREG LUZINSKI: The Bull hit four homers and two doubles, batted .476, drove across seven runs and even stole a base for the Phillies. His total of 11 home runs put him in a three-way tie for the...

June 02, 1980 | William Leggett
Ex-jockey Con Errico's conviction in a federal trial gives major impetus to the sport's wide-spreading scandal

June 02, 1980 | Douglas S. Looney
"What you have to understand about Oswego," says Ted Watts, a resident of the village (pop. 2,390) of that name in southeastern Kansas, "is that it's a ghost town—only people live here." Yet,...

June 02, 1980 | Clive Gammon
Gerry Cooney found a right to go with his strong left and beat Jimmy Young in Atlantic City, where he finally passed GO en route to a heavyweight title shot

June 02, 1980 | William Nack

June 02, 1980
4—Evelyn Floret16, 17—Thomas Rampy18—Heinz Kluetmeier19—Enrico Ferorelli20, 21—Tony Triolo22, 23—Tony Triolo (left), Paul Kennedy (2)24—Dan Baliotti25, 26—Walter Iooss Jr.47—courtesy...

June 02, 1980 | Compiled by BROOKS CLARK
GOLF—DAVID GRAHAM defeated Tom Watson by one stroke to win the $360,000 Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio. He shot an eight-under-par 280.

June 02, 1980
JEFF BARTONKOKOMO, IND.Jeff, a 6'2", 190-pound senior catcher for Haworth High, hit three home runs in as many swings in the Huskies' 12-0 season-opening win over Logansport. In Haworth's second...

June 02, 1980 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE SHAM AND THE SHAMESir:SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and John Underwood have given the sports-loving people of this country a true challenge for the decade of the '80s (Special Report: The Writing Is on...