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June 06, 1983 | Volume 58, Issue 23

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Moses Malone Cover - Sports Illustrated June 06, 1983

June 06, 1983 | Ashby Harper
The sun had gone down an hour before, and night had taken full hold off the coast of France. When I saw someone in the choppy waves a dozen feet away, I wondered if I was hallucinating again. I'd...

June 06, 1983 | Robert F. Jones
From the Maine-Canada border to the tip of the Florida Keys, the U.S. Atlantic Coast measures 28,673 miles, and George Reiger seems to know at least one fascinating fact for every cape, cove, bay,...

June 06, 1983 | Darrell Berger
At the first suggestion of spring this year, my niece, Leigh, who was two months shy of her fifth birthday, and I traded the foam balls we had been swatting around the basement for plastic ones....

June 06, 1983 | Giles Tippette
I believe it was the knife sheath that caused my Uncle Joe Jackson to refer to me as the Headless Horseman for a good deal more years than I'd care to remember. The horseman part came because I...

June 06, 1983
4—Tony Triolo25—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman30, 31—Manny Millan32, 33—Manny Millan (left), Heinz Kluetmeier34, 35—Heinz Kluetmeier (center), Carl Skalak (2)38, 39—Heinz Kluetmeier40, 45—George...

June 06, 1983 | Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
PRO BASKETBALL—The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 111-94 in Inglewood, Calif. to take a three-games-to-none lead in the best-of-seven NBA finals (page 30).

June 06, 1983
ALFIE TURCOTTEDETROITAlfie, a 17-year-old center, helped the Portland (Ore.) Winter Hawks to the Memorial Cup major junior hockey title, which never had been won by a U.S. team. He had five goals...

June 06, 1983 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:I can't believe it! The Islanders finally made your cover (May 23). No Indy 500. No Magic Johnson. Just Billy Smith doing what he does best—making a clutch save. Thank you. Thank you. This ...

June 06, 1983 | Michael Parfit
The bullfrogs groaned. Wind stirred the rushes beside the lake. Clouds raced across the moon. Six men stood on a California road, their shadows long in the moonlight. Off to the east, toward...

June 06, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

June 06, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•John Tonelli, New York Islander left wing, who was arrested on a charge of driving while impaired the night the Islanders won the Stanley Cup, when asked what he and President Reagan talked about...

June 06, 1983 | Bruce Newman

June 06, 1983 | Craig Neff
After a dry spell, America has six shotputters ready to challenge the East German world-record holder

June 06, 1983 | Robert F. Jones

June 06, 1983 | Philip G. Howlett
"I always watched television," says Senior Reporter Wilmer Ames. "My earliest memories are of staying up with the lights off, watching old movies, and I may be one of very few people living in a...

June 06, 1983 | Pat Putnam

June 06, 1983 | Jack McCallum

June 06, 1983 | Craig Neff
On a clear day you can see your face in Ralph Kryder's sport coat. "People call me the Mirror Man," says Kryder, 38, a high school science teacher and swimming coach in a suburb of Houston who...

June 06, 1983 | William Taaffe
While Paul Page's radio coverage is the real stuff, ABC-TV's is theater

June 06, 1983 | Ray Kennedy
A's Manager Steve Boros is helping lead baseball into the computer age

June 06, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
Here's a rundown on 10 of the finest prospects in the June 6-8 draft of high school and college players. Three are catchers: Robbie Wine of Oklahoma State, son of Bobby, the Phillies' former...

June 06, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
"Once when I was playing minor league ball in Joplin [Mo.], I claimed I was hit by a pitch even though I wasn't," recalls Boston Manager Ralph Houk. "While everyone was arguing, I bit myself on...

June 06, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
EXCUSE ME: Milwaukee lost a game to Oakland last week after Pitcher Jamie Easterly forgot the signs in the eighth inning and threw a slider when Catcher Ned Yost expected a fastball. The ball got...

June 06, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
In response to an SI poll, big league pitchers ranked the following as the game's best bad-ball hitters:

June 06, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
FERNANDO VALENZUELA: The Dodger lefty threw two complete-game shutouts, beating the Phillies 2-0 on four hits and the Giants 5-0 on two. He struck out 12 and batted 3 for 7 with one RBI.

June 06, 1983 | Jack Falla
Showbizwise, the finals in the MISL were boffo

June 06, 1983 | Franz Lidz
Syracuse came from way back to beat Johns Hopkins for the NCAA title

June 06, 1983 | Franz Lidz
Willie Gault, a hot NFL prospect, has hot Olympic prospects as well

June 06, 1983 | Ray Kennedy