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August 21, 1989 Table Of Contents

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First Person

TRIUMPHANT RETURN

By Rick Wolff

A's-Angels

TOO MUCH, TOO SOON

In a dramatic AL West series that should have been played in late September, the A's took two of three from the Angels in the teams' final meeting of '89

By Peter Gammons

PUTTING ON THE STYLE

The beknickered Payne Stewart made up five strokes in the final three holes to win the PGA Championship

By E.M. Swift

Dallas Quarterbacks

A DUEL IN THE SUN

Quarterbacks Troy Aikman and Steve Walsh compete to be the Cowboys' starter

By Austin Murphy

Gary Gaetti

The Gospel and GAETTI

Gary Gaetti, a two-time All-Star, went from banshee ballplayer to born-again Christian in 1988, and now the Minnesota Twins are a different kind of team

By Hank Hersch

Special Report

JAPAN: COMING ON STRONG

WITH A BOOMING ECONOMY AND A NEW INTEREST IN LEISURE, THE JAPANESE ARE INVESTING HEAVILY IN SPORTS ACTIVITIES IN THE U.S. AND ELSEWHERE

By Bruce Newman

A Big Yen for British Courses

By John Steinbreder

Money Fuels the Honda Wonder

By John Steinbreder

Grandpa Would Be Pleased

By Shelley Smith

AIM FOR THE STARS

THOUGH JAPAN IS PROSPEROUS AND LOVES SPORTS, IT HAS FEW WORLD CLASS ATHLETES. ONE AGING U.S. BASEBALL PLAYER IS HELPING OUT

By Shelley Smith

The Master of Besaboru

By Robert Whiting

LOVE THAT GOLF

A CURIOUS AMERICAN EXPLORES THE GAME IN JAPAN AND FINDS THAT IT HAS A FIRM GRIP ON THAT NATION

By Rick Reilly

Inside/Baseball

INSIDE: BASEBALL

By Peter Gammons

An American Summer

THEY HAD ONE WHALE OF A TIME

Two days of whale watching left our travelers in awe of the sea's most majestic creatures

By Jack McCallum

Books

BASEBALL FROM A TO ZURDO

A new dictionary provides an entertaining guide

By Albert Kim

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Aug. 7-13

Compiled by Sarah B. Schmidt

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

STICKING IT TO THE STICK

Weep not, baseball fans, for doomed Candlestick Park

By Ron Fimrite

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

LETTERS

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff