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June 19, 1978 | Volume 48, Issue 26

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Steve Cauthen Cover - Sports Illustrated June 19, 1978

June 19, 1978 | Jonathan Yardley
It is the misfortune of John Roseboro, who in nearly a decade and a half of major league ball compiled an entirely respectable record, that he should be best remembered not for his batting or...

June 19, 1978 | Edited by Robert H. Boyle
BLOODLINEPhil Lansford, a shortstop who was the Cleveland Indians' first pick in last week's college draft, is the younger brother of Carney Lansford, the rookie third baseman for the Angels; the...

June 19, 1978 | William Leggett
Affirmed and Alydar staged the most dramatic of their nine duels in the Belmont, and after another stirring stretch run Affirmed had his hard-earned Triple Crown

June 19, 1978 | Douglas S. Looney
Alydar's trainer John Veitch was back at the colt's barn several hours after the Belmont, free at last from the pressing crowds. The sun was turning orange and Veitch was turning mellow as he...

June 19, 1978 | Pat Putnam
Larry Holmes had to fight the hard fight and rally in the closing seconds of the final round to wrest the WBC title from Ken Norton

June 19, 1978 | Barry McDermott
Nancy Lopez, the amazing 21-year-old rookie, won her fourth straight tournament by routing the field in the LPGA championship

June 19, 1978 | Clive Gammon

June 19, 1978
The city of the angels is having a devil of a time trying to make up its mind whether it really wants to host the 1984 Olympics. And, William Oscar Johnson reports, if Los Angeles backs out,...

June 19, 1978 | Robert F. Jones

June 19, 1978 | Dan Jenkins

June 19, 1978 | Clive Gammon

June 19, 1978 | Sarah Pileggi
Because the houselights do not dim at New York's American Place Theater as the Organic Theater Company's Bleacher Bums begins, the audience is caught off guard by a wiry, middle-aged woman in a...

June 19, 1978 | Larry Keith

June 19, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf

June 19, 1978 | Herman Weiskopf
LARRY PARRISH: Last year the Expo third baseman batted .246, had 46 RBIs and was often booed; last week he hit .435 (he is up to .287), had eight RBIs (he leads Montreal with 34) and received five...

June 19, 1978 | Joe Marshall
A sprinter and a distance runner each took a pair of titles at the AAU meet

June 19, 1978 | Art Lee
Most of the foreigners in Belize City seemed to be light-tackle fishermen, but that may have been because I was going fishing, too. A few folks said they were in Belize, formerly British Honduras,...

June 19, 1978 | John Papanek
After 16 seasons and 233 days, the Bullets won their first NBA title by shutting down Seattle's hot guards and getting plenty of backspin from a surprising hero

June 19, 1978 | Paul Zimmerman
When he stopped in for a suit at the B&G, Bobby Halpern almost bought it

June 19, 1978 | Richard W. Johnston

June 19, 1978
13—Drawing by SQW16, 17—Stephen Green-Armytage18, 19—Stephen Green-Armytage (left), Heinz Kluetmeier36—map by William Bernstein38, 39—John G. Zimmerman (2), AP (right)40—AP54—Roger...

June 19, 1978

June 19, 1978
COLLEGE BASEBALL—USC defeated defending champion Arizona State 10-3 to win its 11th NCAA College World Series in Omaha.

June 19, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
RUNNING ONSir:After reading Frank Deford's thoughtful appraisal of runners and of the articles and books pertaining to running (VIEWPOINT, June 5), I can only say that his attitude has further...