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12 A Bolt Out Of The Dodger Blue
On the skids only a month ago, L.A. has zoomed to a big lead in the NL West thanks to the bat of Pedro Guerrero
by Jim Kaplan

20 And The Olympic Beat Goes On
The National Sports Festival opened for some 3,800 athletes in Baton Rouge, and many had their sights on '88

28 A Midsummer Night's Dream Mile
Three world records fell at Oslo's Bislett Stadium, but it was Steve Cram's mile mark of 3:46.31 that stopped the show
by Kenny Moore

34 The Clown Prince Of Football
Sack specialist Bubba Baker of the St. Louis Cardinals would rather joke than fight, but he's one of the NFL's best
by Paul Zimmerman

44 Wild, Wet And Wondrous
The best water skiers in the U.S. are Sammy and Camille Duvall, who slalomed to the top behind their forceful dad
by Jack Falla

58 Hello Again To A Grand Group
When the author first met them, they were promising youngsters. Now he finds that promise has been fulfilled
by Frank Deford


9 Scorecard
52 Baseball
77 For The Record
78 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Richard Mackson



LEADING OFF: Who are these masked men? Left to right: Larry Andersen, Larry Andersen, Larry Andersen, Larry Andersen, Larry Andersen, unidentified and Larry Andersen. Andersen, a zany Phillies pitcher, was the inspiration for an early Halloween Night last Friday at the Vet.