INDY AIR SHOW 22
Pancho Carter could smile after his wild upside-down ride, but even 500 pole winner Mario Andretti was antsy
by Sam Moses

A NEW KIND OF ORIENT EXPRESS 28
American import Bob Horner, late of Atlanta, made a smashing debut in Japan: six games, six homers
by Alexander Wolff

THERE'S NO DOUBTING THOMAS 30
Detroit's amazing Isiah Thomas sparked the Detroit Pistons to a 3-1 lead over Atlanta in the NBA playoffs
by Jack McCallum

BATTERED BIRDS FLYING HIGH 38
The St. Louis Cardinals have survived a freakish rash of injuries to stay in the running for first place
by Ron Fimrite

THE SHOOTER AND THE STOPPER 42
Swedish scorer Pelle Eklund and goalie Ron Hextall led Philly to a 3-1 playoff advantage over Montreal
by Austin Murphy

ONE FROM THE HEART 44
Now that Payne Stewart has won a golf tournament for his father, his future looks as sweet as his swing
by Rick Reilly

'HAVE I GOT A STORY!' 58
Hold the presses. Joe Goldstein, sports p.r. man par excellence, is on the phone with another earful
by Douglas S. Looney

A LIFE ON THE RUN 76
The enigmatic Gerry Lindgren, once a top distance runner, had been missing since '80. Now he has been found
by Kenny Moore

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
Scorecard 17
Track & Field 64
Inside Baseball 66
Tennis 73
Sailing 74
For The Record 99
Point After 100

Cover photograph by John Biever; Inset by John Smierciak/AP

PHOTOJOHN McDONOUGHMYSTERY MAN: Seven years after turning his back on his past, Gerry Lindgren was located in his Hawaiian hideaway by a writer friend, who has pieced together the runner's troubled life (page 76).

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)