Publish date:

July 23, 1990 Table Of Contents

Author:
711001 - TOC Cover Image

Buy the Cover

Browse the Magazine

On The Scene

IT'S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD BICYCLE RACE

The Race Across America is a coast-to-coast bash, and winning it can be a pain

By Kelli Anderson

Books

AN EX-UMPIRE'S SELF-SERVING MEMOIRS

Dave Pallone tells readers more about himself than they probably wanted to hear

By Steve Rushin

Design

GO FISH FOR A NEW KIND OF SPORTS SPECS

Lightweight fishing line is the secret of the mod Suspension Eyewear

By Kelli Anderson

Minor Miracle

Down On the Farm

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL, A STAPLE OF AMERICANA FOR MANY YEARS, IS MAKING A SENSATIONAL COMEBACK

By Steve Wulf

Making The Grade

Making the Grade

FROM A TO AA TO AAA, THE TRAIL THROUGH THE MINORS IS TORTUOUS, AND THE ODDS ON GETTING TO THE MAJORS ARE LONG

By Peter Gammons

Road Trip

By Larry Williams

Medicine Hat

The Babes of Summer

THE FABLED TOWN OF MEDICINE HAT, IN A ROOKIE LEAGUE, IS THE PORT OF ENTRY INTO ORGANIZED BALL FOR MANY TORONTO BLUE JAY YOUNGSTERS

By Steve Wulf

Jamie Nelson

Trying To Get In the Swim

AT 30, JAMIE NELSON HAS FLOATED AROUND THE MINORS FOR 13 YEARS—BUT HE STILL HOPES TO CATCH ON IN THE BIG LEAGUES

By Franz Lidz

Joe Buzas

No Ordinary Joe

NO ONE KNOWS ABOUT LIFE IN THE MINORS BETTER THAN 71-YEAR-OLD JOE BUZAS, WHO HAS OWNED A DOZEN FRANCHISES IN 17 CITIES

By John Steinbreder

Inside

Minor League BASEBALL

By Tim Kurkjian

CHIP OFF AN OLD BLOCK

By Tim Crothers

Toledo Mud Hens

Sixty Miles From The Show

NED SKELDON STADIUM NEAR TOLEDO IS AN HOUR FROM DETROIT AND—DREAM ON, YOU MUD HENS—A TIGER UNIFORM

By Leigh Montville

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week July 9-15

Compiled by Michael Jaffe

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

JUST A LITTLE BIT OF HEAVEN

Pittsfield's Wahconah Park is baseball as it oughta be

By Daniel Okrent

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

SCORECARD

Edited by Craig Neff

MILE HIGH

Joe Falcon demonstrated in Oslo that the U.S. at last has a middle-distance man who can run with the world's best

By Merrell Noden

JOYLESS OPEN

Wet weather and Patty Sheehan's collapse marred a tournament won by defending champ Betsy King

By John Garrity

RAPID BOBBIN'

Willie Gault persuaded big-name speedsters to try out for the U.S. team

By Douglas S. Looney