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CONTENTS

April 06, 1987
April 06, 1987

Table of Contents
April 6, 1987

Indiana
Baseball 1987
Women's Basketball
Golf
Hockey
Sideline
Spotlight
Point After

CONTENTS

HAIL TO THE HOOSIERS 30
Bob Knight coached Indiana to its fifth NCAA title and his third in 12 years with a victory over Syracuse
by Curry Kirkpatrick

This is an article from the April 6, 1987 issue

BASEBALL '87

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE STRIKE ZONE? 36
Although the rule book says it goes from the armpits to the knees, it has actually shifted way down and a little out
by Peter Gammons

MEET THE METS 48
New York manager Davey Johnson has to keep baseball's least-loved team in first place and out of the headlines
by E.M. Swift

All that Yale stuff is just so much boola-boola to Ron Darling, who is first and foremost an outstanding pitcher
by Peter Gammons

FATHERS & SONS 62
In this very special series of portraits, our photographers show how baseball passes so easily from one generation down to the next

POW! WOW! 74
The lost Tribe of Cleveland is back, thanks to the booming bats of young sluggers like Joe Carter and Cory Snyder
by Ron Fimrite

SCOUTING REPORTS 84
Although we may be jumping the gun a little, we wish to extend hearty congratulations to the Mets, Reds, Indians and Rangers

INSIDE BASEBALL 104
The season starts without the AL's best pitcher and the NL's best player. Plus a look at the new freshman class
by Peter Gammons

GAME 6 110
New York 6, Boston 5: reliving one of the most dramatic, and bizarre, World Series games ever played
by Peter Gammons

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 25
Women's Basketball 124
Golf 128
College Hockey 132
For The Record 153
Point After 154

Cover photograph by Lane Stewart; Inset by Manny Millan

TWO PHOTOSMICHAEL O'BRYONJACK'S PACK: Though carting clubs isn't his bag, Jack Nicklaus was pulling for his fair lady of the fairway last week when Barbara joined other Tour wives in a pre-TPC charity event (page 128).