June 29, 1981
June 29, 1981

Table of Contents
June 29, 1981

Table of Content
U.S. Open
Double Double
Summer Vacation
  • In a bout in which Jim Watt lost his WBC lightweight title to Alexis Arguello, neither man felt compelled—before, during or after—to behave like an idiot. Amazing!

Pro Football
Table Tennis
Ted Williams
For The Record
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Graham Didn't Crack 18
Hitting every green in regulation, David Graham won the U.S. Open at Merion with a nearly flawless final round
by Dan Jenkins

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Double Double, Broil and Bubble 22
Having won the college 100 and long-jump titles, Carl Lewis duplicated Jesse Owens' double double at the TAC
by Kenny Moore

How I Spent My Summer Vacation 26
With bills to pay and off-field careers to pursue, Dr. George Medich and other striking players are toiling beside John Q. Public
by Steve Wulf

The Biggest Breakaway 34
This week California's Jacques Boyer will be the first American cyclist to ride in the Tour de France
by Bjarne Rostaing

Ted Williams at Midstream 66
At 62, the Splinter is none too slender, but he still is hard-hitting when talking of baseball and the outdoor life
by John Underwood

The Departments

Scorecard 13
Boxing 48
Baseball 53
Pro Football 56
Table Tennis 58
Movies 65
For the Record 85
19th Hole 87

Credits on page 85

Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.