May 12, 1986
May 12, 1986

Table of Contents
May 12, 1986

Kentucky Derby
The Oilers


18 The Shoe Shines
Ageless Bill Shoemaker took Ferdinand for a masterful ride at Churchill Downs to win his fourth Kentucky Derby
by William Nack

This is an article from the May 12, 1986 issue Original Layout

26 Striking Out Toward Cooperstown
In a historic pitching feat, Boston's Roger Clemens fanned 20 Mariners in nine innings to set a major league record
by Peter Gammons

32 The Joyless End Of A Joyride
Until they were ousted from the NHL playoffs by Calgary, the Edmonton Oilers were flying high—off ice as well as on
by Armen Keteyian and Donald Ramsay

44 Here's To A Guy From Kalamazoo
In fine mid-American fashion John Offerdahl, a linebacker from Western Michigan, became a Miami draft choice
by Jill Lieber

80 The Tragedy At Le Mans
Auto racing's worst calamity occurred three decades ago, sending out shock waves that are still felt in the sport
by Bruce Newman


13 Scorecard
58 Boxing
62 Television
70 Baseball
76 Rugby
103 For The Record
104 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Jerry Wachter

PHOTOPETER READ MILLER76 LEADING OFF: Looking for something, fellas? Well, sort of. At the college rugby championships, Cal (right) and Bowling Green scrummed up a storm. Cal eventually found the crown with a 6-4 win over Dartmouth.