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June 01, 1987 | Volume 66, Issue 22

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Al Unser Cover - Sports Illustrated June 01, 1987

June 01, 1987 | William Taaffe
Cory Leible and Herman Lang are top gun cameramen

June 01, 1987
RACHEL RYANMINERSVILLE, PA.Rachel, a senior at Minersville High, threw her 14th career no-hitter, a 19-0 perfect game over Williams Valley High, to break the state prep girls' softball record. She...

June 01, 1987 | Compiled By Ivan Maisel
Pro Basketball—In the NBA Eastern Conference final, Boston, at home, won the first two games handily from Detroit. Robert Parish scored 31 points to lead the Celtics past the nervous Pistons...

June 01, 1987 | Ron Fimrite
The Raiders and Lakers are not laid-back, thank you

June 01, 1987 | Clive Gammon
It's what every tourist in Hamburg has to do: go down to the fish market early on a Sunday morning, when the street vendors of smoked eel, herring and other fish are starting to work the crowd and...

June 01, 1987 | Ivan Maisel
For the greyhound, the phrase "run for your life" has long been a literal one. The dog who doesn't earn his keep in the kennel will be "put down," which in this case doesn't mean insulted. It's...

June 01, 1987 | Robert G. Dunn
It is May 1989, and George Clinton of the major league Denver Marshals is scouting a touted pitcher. Instead, he discovers a natural hitter, the equivalent of a young Ted Williams or a Wade Boggs....

June 01, 1987 | Edited by Steve Wulf

June 01, 1987 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Gene Mauch, Angels manager, on owner Gene Autry's desire to get into the World Series: "You have to bear in mind that Mr. Autry's favorite horse was named Champion. He ain't ever had one called...

June 01, 1987 | Austin Murphy
Wayne Gretzky and the Oilers were ready to reclaim the Stanley Cup after a scorching performance against the Flyers

June 01, 1987 | Sam Moses
Al Unser arrived at Indy without a ride—and left with a record-tying fourth title

June 01, 1987 | Jack McCallum
After dropping two games in Boston, the Pistons drubbed the Celtics twice in Detroit to even their NBA playoff series

June 01, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
You probably knew we would have stories in this issue on the Indianapolis 500 and the Stanley Cup and NBA playoffs. But our editors also like to surprise our readers, and one area where they do...

June 01, 1987 | Ralph Wiley
No doubt about it, the seattle supersonics set the NBA on its ear this season. First the Sonics traded a point guard they didn't need (Gerald Henderson) to the New York Knicks for, in effect, the...

June 01, 1987 | E.M. Swift

June 01, 1987 | T. Nicholas Dawidoff
In Pittsburgh, manager Jim Leyland shakes his head as the Pirates' 5'8", 150-pound reserve outfielder, John Cangelosi, crushes a 400-foot opposite-field home run in batting practice. "They're...

June 01, 1987 | Franz Lidz

June 01, 1987
REGGIES VISIONI have just finished reading Reggie Jackson's article ("We have a serious problem that isn't going away, " May 11), and I believe it is the finest exposition of the problem between...

June 01, 1987 | Douglas S. Looney

June 01, 1987 | Robert W. Creamer
A TV movie on life in Class D baseball hits a home run

June 01, 1987 | Jaime Diaz
While its fans provided the bark, host Georgia put the bite on its NCAA rivals

June 01, 1987 | Peter Gammons

June 01, 1987 | Peter Gammons

June 01, 1987
The Soviet junior team hooped it up in Hoosierland

June 01, 1987 | Pat Jordan

June 01, 1987 | Morin Bishop
An old game is giving a Baltimore school a new outlook