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July 4, 1977 Table Of Contents

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Boom, Boom, Boom!

BOOM!

During a 10-game home-run barrage, the Red Sox boomed 33 times. The big gun was Boomer Scott, who blasted nine and took the big-league lead

By Kent Hannon

HE LOOKED A TIGER IN THE TEETH

Just a month ago 17-year-old Steve Cauthen had a brutal fall, but he rode back into the limelight at Belmont, displaying steely nerve and as much skill as ever

By William Leggett

Battle Royal

STAGING A BATTLE ROYAL ON THE BRINY

When the 12-meters squared off in the first round of summer-long trials to pick the America's Cup defender, the victor in nip-and-tuck competition was the old champion Courageous, skippered by that brash Brave, Ted Turner

By Coles Phinizy

Baseball

An Indian tomahawked

Frank Robinson, the first black skipper, got the ax in Cleveland after a few players, the general manager and even the play-by-play announcer had their cuts at him

By Joe Jares

THE WEEK (June 19-25)

By Herman Weiskopf

TV/Radio

AT THE OPEN, NO NEWS WAS BAD NEWS

By William Leggett

Tennis

First she curtsied, then she bowed

Before their match, Chris Evert taught 14-year-old Tracy Austin, the darling of Wimbledon, how to bob before the Royal Box, then gave her a lesson in the game

By Curry Kirkpatrick

Motor Sports

Running fast and furious

Pocono winner Tom Sneva was cool on the track, and A. J. Foyt was hot under the collar in their 500-mile contest

By Sam Moses

For The Record

A roundup of the week of June 20-26

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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Edited by Ron Reid

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