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CONTENTS

Aug. 15, 1988
Aug. 15, 1988

Table of Contents
Aug. 15, 1988

Tigers-Red Sox
The 49ers
Special Report
Gymnastics
Spotlight
Point After
Departments

CONTENTS

BRIGHT FRIENDLY CONFINES 18
An era ended Monday night at Wrigley Field as lights went on for the first illuminated game there in history
by Ron Fimrite

This is an article from the Aug. 15, 1988 issue Original Layout

TOO HOT NOT TO COOL DOWN 22
With sharp pitching and a rare hitting barrage, Detroit stopped the streaking Red Sox four games to one
by Steve Wulf

WINNER AND STILL CHAMP 26
Gary Player won his second consecutive Senior Open title, beating Bob Charles in an 18-hole playoff
by Jaime Diaz

STATE OF MONTANA 28
Joe Montana starred for San Francisco against the Raiders, which was bad news for backup QB Steve Young
by Ralph Wiley

SPORTS IN CHINA 36
In a Special Report, SI examines the ways in which the Chinese are flexing their new sports muscles, offers a photo essay that reveals sport's variety, reviews the fast-changing urban scene, analyzes the calamitous Cultural Revolution, visits a tough sports school for kids, surveys China's redoubtable divers and, finally, looks at the way things were

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 8
Scorecard 13
Gymnastics 90
Inside Baseball 92
For The Record 103
Point After 104

Cover Photograph by Mary Beth Camp/Matrix

PHOTOJACQUELINE DUVOISINHAVING A BLAST: On reflection, Gary Player would have preferred skipping his day at the beach on Medinah's 13th, a distraction on the road to his second straight U.S. Senior Open title (page 26).