CONTENTS

July 12, 1987

TAKING THE RAP 20
Outfielder Darryl Strawberry has been hitting a sour note with his teammates, and the Mets are singing the blues
by Steve Wulf

REPLETE WITH BRONX CHEER 24
A rare feeling of togetherness has helped carry the Yankees (of all teams) into first place in the AL East
by Peter Gammons

SWEDEN'S NEW ROYAL HIGHNESS 26
Free-spirited Patrik Sj‚Äö√†√∂‚Äö√†√áberg was smoking in Stockholm, where he lifted the high jump world record to 7'11¼"
by Kenny Moore

SMASH ACTS ON CENTRE COURT 28
Martina Navratilova won her eighth women's title and Pat Cash took his first men's crown at Wimbledon
by Curry Kirkpatrick

HERE COME THE YOUNG LIONS 40
The year's top rookie stars, concentrated in the American League, include McGwire, Burks, White, Seitzer, Surhoff and Nokes

GOLF AND GLORY 54
Muirfield, which hosts next week's British Open, is famous for its grand traditions, its legends—and its lunch
by Sarah Ballard

BITTERSWEET TWILIGHT FOR SUGAR 68
Sugar Ray Robinson loved high living, but now the great fighter's health is failing, and his name has been usurped
by Ralph Wiley

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 8
Scorecard 15
Inside Baseball 62
Television 67
For The Record 92
Point After 94

Cover by Tony Tomsic (left), Jerry Wachter; Inset by David Walberg

PHOTODAVID WALBERGGANGWAY!: For those diehard tennis fans who are fortunate enough to land tickets to Wimbledon, the iron gates to the All England Club might as well be the pearly gates to heaven (page 28).

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)