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June 15, 1987 Table Of Contents

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BASEBALL'S THORN OF PLENTY

By T. Nicholas Dawidoff

NBA Finals

CRUNCH TIME

Los Angeles raced to a 2-1 series lead over Boston in the NBA finals

By Jack McCallum

ME AND MY GOOD FRIENDS

It was Glitz Time in La La Land as celebs invaded the Forum to see and be seen

By Curry Kirpatrick

The Belmont

BUSTING OUT FOR A COOL MILLION

Bet Twice shocked even his owners when he ran away with a fat Belmont bonus and thwarted Alysheba's Triple Crown bid

By William Nack

A BARGAIN AT ANY PRICE

The Cubs made the deal of the year, filling in the blanks and signing Andre Dawson

By Bruce Anderson

French Open

SCORE ONE MORE FOR STEFFI

The women took center stage at the French Open as once again Steffi Graf beat Martina Navratilova

By Frank Deford

Kirby Puckett

Minny's Mighty Mite

Kirby Puckett stands a mere 5'8", but he's aplenty big deal to Minnesota fans

By Rick Telander

Nordquist

A Man of Bars And Measures

Although Doug Nordquist is the country's No. 2 high jumper, his heart really belongs to the high school band he directs

By Ralph Wiley

Inside

BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

Boxing

LOCAL BOY MAKES GOOD

Vinny Pazienza scrapped his way to a title in Providence

By Pat Putnam

College Baseball

THE CARDINAL RULES

Stanford won its first College World Series

By Hank Hersch

The 1966 Open

Seven Ahead, Nine To Go, and Then...

Arnold Palmer blew the '66 U.S. Open not once but twice, giving unflappable Billy Casper an unbelievable victory

By Rick Reilly

First Person

A FATHER'S GLOVE STORY

There's a time in every son's life when dad needs a mitt

By Philip Singerman

Food

SUMPTUOUS SEA FARE

A gastronome combines sailing and fine dining

By Sarah Ballard

For The Record

A Round up of the Week June 1-7

Compiled by Roger Jackson

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

ATHLETES OR ROLE MODELS?

Demanding higher standards from players is unrealistic

By John Papanek

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Steve Wulf