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June 03, 1991 | Volume 74, Issue 21

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Michael Jordan Cover - Sports Illustrated June 03, 1991

June 03, 1991 | Paul Fabbri
Paralyzed by spina bifida, Chuck Roedelbronn is a world champion wheelchair weightlifter

June 03, 1991 | Penny Ward Moser
Nosirree. In yuppieless Goodland, Florida, it's how you toss a mullet that counts

June 03, 1991 | Gary Smith
<b><i>Willie Clark once had a lot to live for. Now he lives for the singular distinction of being the oldest active jockey.</i></b>

June 03, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak

June 03, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
[Thumb Up]To jockey Jerry Bailey, who donated the Chrysler LeBaron he won for riding Hansel to victory in the Preakness Stakes to the Jockeys' Guild. Bailey specified that the car be used for...

June 03, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
The 45th College World Series begins on Friday in Omaha. Ron Fraser, who has led Miami into 11 series since becoming Hurricanes coach in 1963, has seen some great performances at the event. Here,...

June 03, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
The Detroit Tigers and the city of Detroit have been arguing for months over whether to renovate or tear down 79-year-old Tiger Stadium, which the team leases from the city. Now it may no longer...

June 03, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
Lonnie Smith, Atlanta Braves outfielder, on his 0-for-4 performance against San Diego Padres pitcher Bruce Hurst: "It was the best he's ever made me look bad."

June 03, 1991 | Edited by Richard Demak
Floyd Patterson was training for his heavyweight fight against Tommy (Hurricane) Jackson when he appeared on our June 4, 1956, cover. Jackson's manager, Lippy Breidbart, called his fighter The...

June 03, 1991 | Sam Moses

June 03, 1991 | Jack McCallum

June 03, 1991 | Hank Hersch
Los Angeles thrashed the Blazers on Sunday to take a 3-1 lead in the Western finals

June 03, 1991 | Jay Greenberg

June 03, 1991
Lisa OlsonCongratulations to Leigh Montville and SI on your story about the harassment of Boston Herald sportswriter Lisa Olson (Season of Torment, May 13). Big-time sports are a bastion of male...

June 03, 1991 | Tim Kurkjian

June 03, 1991 | Nicholas Dawidoff

June 03, 1991 | E.M. Swift

June 03, 1991 | Shelley Smith
Out of the fertile land of California springs another pipperoo: the world's longest roller race

June 03, 1991 | Steve Wulf
Jim Essian, one of three rookie managers to make the bigs last week, had a bang-up debut with the Cubs

June 03, 1991 | Tim Kurkjian

June 03, 1991 | Tim Kurkjian
You're on Base in the Twilight ZoneOn June 29, 1987, Oakland's Dennis Eckersley picked off Kenny Williams of the White Sox. Eckersley didn't pick off another runner until May 22, 1991. The victim...

June 03, 1991 | E.M. Swift

June 03, 1991 | John Gegner
In mile-high country a tennis team has put together a streak that's over the moon

June 03, 1991 | Robert Sullivan

June 03, 1991 | Edited by Michael Jaffe
VictoriousIn his professional boxing debut, actor Mickey Rourke, who scored a unanimous decision over mechanic Steve Powell, winner of three of his seven previous fights, in a four-round light...

June 03, 1991
Stacy CowenAUBURN, N.Y.

June 03, 1991 | Ron Fimrite
Smokers are perfectly welcome at Oakland A's games, just as long as they don't exhale