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June 15, 1987 | Volume 66, Issue 24

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated June 15, 1987

June 15, 1987 | T. Nicholas Dawidoff
With the publication of The Armchair Book of Baseball II, The National Pastime and The Pitcher, noted baseball historian John Thorn greets the 1987 season with three books that should delight and...

June 15, 1987 | Edited by Steve Wulf

June 15, 1987 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Tommy John, Yankee pitcher, who has 270 career wins, making clear that he has no intention of sticking around until he wins 300: "I'm not a goal-oriented person. The only thing that burns inside...

June 15, 1987 | Jack McCallum

June 15, 1987 | Curry Kirpatrick
It was Glitz Time in La La Land as celebs invaded the Forum to see and be seen

June 15, 1987 | William Nack

June 15, 1987 | Pat Butcher
After 9 years and 107 wins, Edwin Moses lost to Danny Harris in the 400 hurdles

June 15, 1987 | Bruce Anderson
The Cubs made the deal of the year, filling in the blanks and signing Andre Dawson

June 15, 1987 | Frank Deford

June 15, 1987 | Donald J. Barr
When artist Francis Golden was sent by SI to the 1966 U.S. Open at San Francisco's Olympic Club, he thought he would be covering just another golf tournament. "I photographed whatever I wanted...

June 15, 1987 | Rick Telander

June 15, 1987 | Ralph Wiley

June 15, 1987 | Peter Gammons

June 15, 1987 | Peter Gammons
I'M WALKIN', YES INDEEDAlfredo Griffin walked four times in a game on June 3. In 1984 he walked four times in 441 plate appearances.

June 15, 1987 | Pat Putnam
Vinny Pazienza scrapped his way to a title in Providence

June 15, 1987 | Edited by Gay Flood
GREENER PASTURES?As a former resident of Green Bay, I take great offense at your article Troubled Times in Titletown (May 25). I especially find offensive the suggestion that "the answer to Green...

June 15, 1987 | Hank Hersch
Stanford won its first College World Series

June 15, 1987 | Rick Reilly

June 15, 1987 | Philip Singerman
There's a time in every son's life when dad needs a mitt

June 15, 1987 | Sarah Ballard
A gastronome combines sailing and fine dining

June 15, 1987
HEIDI VOORHEESLOS ANGELESHeidi, 14, a freshman on the Notre Dame High boys' golf team, shot a 147 to win the girls' 12-to-14 division of the city junior championships. Her 36-hole total was three...

June 15, 1987 | Compiled by Roger Jackson
COLLEGE BASEBALL—STANFORD defeated Oklahoma State 9-5 to win the College World Series, in Omaha (page 60).

June 15, 1987 | John Papanek
Demanding higher standards from players is unrealistic