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June 17, 1985 | Volume 62, Issue 24

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Chris Evert Cover - Sports Illustrated June 17, 1985

June 17, 1985 | Compiled by N. BROOKS CLARK
PRO BASKETBALL—The LOS ANGELES LAKERS defeated the Boston Celtics 111-100 to win the NBA championship series four games to two (page 22). The Celtics had earlier evened the series at 2-2 with a...

June 17, 1985

June 17, 1985
GOING TO BAT FOR MURPHYSir:Please thank your newcomer Rick Reilly for an absolutely enjoyable story on Dale Murphy (So Good, He's Scary, June 3). Atlanta may not have the best team in baseball,...

June 17, 1985 | Edited By Franz Lidz

June 17, 1985 | Edited By Franz Lidz
•Billy Martin, New York Yankees manager, after witnessing a tantrum by Seattle Mariners skipper Chuck Cottier: "He has to learn to control himself."

June 17, 1985 | Alexander Wolff

June 17, 1985 | Frank Deford

June 17, 1985 | Clive Gammon
Steve Cauthen won the Derby at Epsom, the first jockey to conquer Kentucky and England

June 17, 1985 | Robert L. Miller
Senior writer Clive Gammon was fishing from a boat on Delaware Bay, disappointed that the spring run had delivered only a couple of weakfish, when he decided to pack it in. From the dock, Gammon...

June 17, 1985 | Craig Neff

June 17, 1985 | Clive Gammon
Barry McGuigan relied on his right to take Eusebio Pedroza's crown

June 17, 1985 | Robert H. Boyle
Seth Rosenbaum, angler and plug collector extraordinaire (SI, July 14, 1975) cautiously approached the boathouse pier. Rosenbaum had caught steelhead in Alaska, Atlantic salmon in Iceland, cod off...

June 17, 1985 | Sandy Keenan
Miami and Texas reached the finals of the College World Series once again

June 17, 1985 | Henry Hecht
In 1984, when they contended to the last, bitter weekend, the Twins were a friendly bunch of underpaid kids. This year, after a nine-game losing streak and a 10-game losing streak, they're...

June 17, 1985 | Henry Hecht
Either the manager doesn't like them, or they don't have enough talent, or they play for the wrong team. These poor unfortunates, who never get a chance to dirty their uniforms, form INSIDE...

June 17, 1985 | Henry Hecht
WILLIE McGEE: The Cardinal outfielder had one four-hit game and three three-hit games while batting .519. He raised his average to .359, which is second in the league to teammate Tommy Hen's .373.

June 17, 1985 | Frank Deford

June 17, 1985 | Jeremiah Tax
Early in 1979, The Toronto Star hired Alison Gordon to cover the Blue Jays. She quit after the 1983 season, and now she wants to tell you about her experiences. The title of her book is Foul Ball!...

June 17, 1985 | Steve Fiffer
Had he lived to swim in the 1908 and 1912 Olympics, there is little doubt that Barney Kieran should have won more swimming gold medals than any Olympian before or since. As he never had this...