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FACES IN THE CROWD

June 11, 1979
June 11, 1979

Table of Contents
June 11, 1979

Supersonics
Jai Alai Scandal
Team Doctors
Baseball
TV
Ballooning
  • The revival of an old racing classic was a gas, especially for the aeronauts of Double Eagle III, who rode a thermal roller coaster 617 miles to a bumpy victory

Boxing
Horse Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

FACES IN THE CROWD

HEATHER FARR
PHOENIX
Heather, 14, won her second consecutive Arizona Women's Golf Association championship at the Mesa Country Club in Phoenix. She defeated Arizona State freshman Lauri Merten nine and eight in the 36-hole finals.

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CHRIS BURGESS
JACKSON, MISS.

MIKE BARKETT
JACKSON, MISS.

Chris, a senior at St. Andrews Episcopal High, finished his pitching career with a record of 50-3, an ERA of 0.76 and 474 strikeouts in 295 innings. Since the seventh grade he has batted .481 with 198 RBIs in 145 games. This season Chris had a 12-0 record, including three no-hitters and five one-hitters. Barkett, 32, has coached St. Andrews to three consecutive state Class B, titles. In that time the Saints were 76-8 overall and 46-0 in Class B, outscoring opponents in their division 567-37.

KIM GALLAGHER
FORT WASHINGTON, PA.
Kim, a 5'3", 93-pound freshman at Upper Dublin High, won the 800 and 1,600 meters at the state Class AAA track meet. She has also won the state cross-country title, the Junior Olympics half mile and two mile, and the Penn Relays girls' mile.

TOM HAYSSEN
MILWAUKEE
Hayssen, senior stroke on Yale's lightweight crew, led the Bulldogs to a perfect 8-0 season and their first victory in the Eastern Sprints since 1950. The lightweights also defeated Harvard for the first time in 28 years to win the Goldthwait Cup.

GISELA BEKER
NEW YORK CITY
Beker, a 40-year-old artist who has played chess for nine years, was one of two players to draw with world champion Anatoly Karpov when he took on 20 opponents simultaneously in New York City. Beker was offered a stalemate after 52 moves.

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