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June 20, 1988 | Volume 68, Issue 25

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A.C. Green Cover - Sports Illustrated June 20, 1988

June 20, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf
THEIR IDOLWhere have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? The young viewers of Kid's Choice, a show on the Nickelodeon cable-TV network, selected a male athlete of the year. Their choice was Hulk Hogan.

June 20, 1988 | Edited by Steve Wulf
•Ben Hogan, legendary golfer, on his own competitive nature: "I dreamed one time—and this sounds crazy—that I made 17 holes in one, and on the 18th hole I lipped the cup. And I was just madder...

June 20, 1988 | Jack McCallum

June 20, 1988 | Franz Lidz
With his surprising KO of WBC middleweight champion Thomas Hearns, Iran Barkley is an underdog no more

June 20, 1988 | Gerry Fraley

June 20, 1988 | William Nack
Risen Star won the Belmont with a smashing performance, just as his celebrated father, Secretariat, did 15 years ago

June 20, 1988 | Jaime Diaz
Studious Stanford won the College World Series for the second year in a row

June 20, 1988 | Robert H. Boyle

June 20, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
When Bob Boyle answered the phone at 10 the other morning, he sounded like a man of leisure. "Hang on while I get my toast and coffee," he said. Boyle, whose story on Lyme disease begins on page...

June 20, 1988 | Jill Lieber

June 20, 1988 | Jaime Diaz

June 20, 1988 | Peter Gammons

June 20, 1988 | Peter Gammons
THE POWER OF THE PRESSOn June 5 official scorer Charles Scoggins of The Lowell Sun awarded Toronto reliever Duane Ward the victory in a 12-4 romp over Boston, invoking scoring rule 10.19(c), which...

June 20, 1988 | Edited by Gay Flood
SINKING SHIP?Thanks for Franz Lidz's great article on the Seattle Mariners (Versed in Adversity, May 23). Local baseball fans have agonized over the team's problems for years. However, I think...

June 20, 1988 | Peter Gammons
The news on June 8 that the San Francisco Giants had traded outfielder Jeffrey Leonard to the Milwaukee Brewers for utility infielder Ernest Riles baffled many in the baseball world. At the time,...

June 20, 1988 | Merrell Noden
As expected, Andy Sudduth had little competition in the single sculls Olympic trials

June 20, 1988 | Gary Smith

June 20, 1988 | Merrell Noden
Not for 21 years has a high schooler broken four minutes

June 20, 1988 | Clive Gammon
A London bookstore devotes its inventory to sports

June 20, 1988 | Compiled by Jay Jennings
ARENA FOOTBALL—Pittsburgh's Mike Powell intercepted a pass with five seconds remaining and returned it for a touchdown as the Gladiators held off a rally by New England and won 45-39. That victory...

June 20, 1988
BRETT JENKINSRANCHO CORDOVA, CALIF.Brett, a senior shortstop at Cordova High, had 68 hits to set the state record for the most in a single season. In 34 games Brett had a .557 batting average,...

June 20, 1988 | Kenny Moore
Cutting college programs imperils U.S. Olympic hopes

June 20, 1988 | Laura Hilgers
When the Buffalo Bisons, a Triple A baseball team, asked Governor Mario Cuomo to throw out the first pitch of the 1988 season, they didn't have to give him any pointers. In the summer of 1952,...