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June 28, 1982 | Volume 56, Issue 26

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Tom Watson Cover - Sports Illustrated June 28, 1982

June 28, 1982 | Dan Jenkins

June 28, 1982 | Craig Neff
Carl Lewis' double double and a share of a U.S. mark by Dan Ripley justified jubilation

June 28, 1982 | Jim Kaplan

June 28, 1982 | Bob Ottum
Twins David and Peter Paul make a lot of primitive noises and do some uncivilized things while building humongous bodies

June 28, 1982 | Philip G. Howlett
Our last report in this space on Special Correspondent Bil Gilbert (Nov. 5, 1979) was occasioned by his winning a Penney-Missouri Magazine Award conferred by the University of Missouri School of...

June 28, 1982 | Ralph Wiley
Albuquerque's Sid Fernandez is only 19 but he reminds everybody of...

June 28, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf

June 28, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
According to an SI poll of the best base stealers in the majors, the easiest pitchers to steal on are:

June 28, 1982 | Herm Weiskopf
BILL BUCKNER: The Cub first baseman and No. 1 pugilist drove in 11 runs, walloped a pair of homers, had two stolen bases and batted .484 (15 hits in 31 trips to the plate) to raise his average to...

June 28, 1982 | Jack McCallum
Gold broker Michael Desaulniers is also a 24-karat winner on the pro tour

June 28, 1982 | Dan Levin
Reminded to respire, the Elis won the new college championship

June 28, 1982 | Art Hill
Branch Rickey was a hymn-singing, Bible-quoting Methodist who delighted in advising hard-drinking, foul-mouthed ballplayers to model their lives after that of the Savior. He was a right-winger who...

June 28, 1982 | Bil Gilbert

June 28, 1982 | Richard Rogin
Though I own nothing comparable to Paavo Nurmi's gilded spiked running shoes, which are enshrined in a glass case in Helsinki's Suomen Urheilumuseo (Sports Museum of Finland), I do have a...

June 28, 1982
4—John Iacono9—Drawing by Sam Q. Weissman14, 15—Richard Mackson16, 17—Carl Iwasaki18—Richard Mackson, Peter Read Miller19—Richard Mackson20—Heinz Kluetmeier21—Rich Clarkson23—Andy Hayt...

June 28, 1982
BOB SQUIRESWATERLOO, IND.Bob, a junior shortstop-catcher at DeKalb High, hit home runs in six consecutive at bats, breaking the U.S. high school record of four held by three players. One of them...

June 28, 1982 | Compiled by MIKE DELNAGRO
GOLF—TOM WATSON shot a six-under-par 282 to beat Jack Nicklaus by two strokes and win the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, Calif. (page 14).

June 28, 1982 | Edited by Gay Flood
COCAINESir:Your special report "I'm Not Worth a Damn" (June 14) by Don Reese with John Underwood was the best article I've ever read in SI. I fear that Reese's story about the use of cocaine in...

June 28, 1982 | Edited By Robert W. Creamer

June 28, 1982 | Edited By Robert W. Creamer
•Joe Yamin, switch-hitting outfielder for the Pewter Mug Tavern softball team in Watervliet, N.Y., when asked why he didn't switch and try to hit righty after striking out awkwardly three times on...