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Booktalk

THE FIRST FLIGHT ACROSS THE U.S.: A CRASH PROJECT THAT TOOK 85 DAYS

By Schuyler Bishop

Sideline

LET OTHERS DREAM OF SHUTOUTS AND HOME RUNS. HE ENVISIONS FOUL BALLS

By Jerome D. Lamb

Motor Sports

Mario And Danny, Meet Al Jr.

Al Unser Jr. outlasted a pair of fierce, famous Indy rivals to win the rich Meadowlands Grand Prix

By Sam Moses

Hot Stroke, Hot Streak

The Yankees' Rickey Henderson is having a heat wave and making his opponents sweat

By Jim Kaplan

WOW!

After Anne White defied Wimbledon convention by wearing a bodysuit, her sexy attire was banned. But White had joined the pantheon of pioneers

By Curry Kirkpatrick

USFL

The Stallions Came Out Kicking

Danny Miller booted five field goals to give Birmingham a dramatic 22-20 first-round victory over Houston in the USFL playoffs

By Ralph Wiley

Valenzuela

Something Screwy Going On Here

Fernando Valenzuela's scroogie continues to mystify the hitters, but just as baffling is his story of rags to riches to hard luck

By Tony Castro

Tommy Curren

Riding The Wave of The Future

American surfing has finally found a hero in Tommy Curren, a kid from California who's making big waves on the international pro circuit

By Armen Keteyian

Baseball

An Angel in the outfield

Gary Pettis seems to be wearing wings as he glides around centerfield

By Bruce Anderson

INSIDE PITCH (June 24-30)

By Henry Hecht

Marbles

Big day for the small fry

The top shooters went for all the marbles at this national tourney.

By Franz Lidz

TV/Radio

Now playing: the Rajah of Restraint

The new, toned-down Bud Collins is a smash at the Wimbledon mike

By William Taaffe

Golf

The Barber trims 'em again

Miller Barber won his third Senior Open championship in five attempts

By Jaime Diaz

THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN

On one spirited weekend each summer, tiny Lowell, Mich. turns into Mackerville, its streets, sidewalks and front lawns given over to a three-on-three basketball bacchanal

By Alexander Wolff

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 24-30

Compiled by BAILEY BREENE

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Edited by Gay Flood

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Robert L. Miller

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer