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June 26, 1989
June 26, 1989

Table of Contents
June 26, 1989

U.S. Open
Dumars
Kevin Mitchell
Dog Racing
  • Paws 46

    While the horse racing industry is ailing, greyhound tracks across the U.S. are booming, with bettors by the thousands eagerly going to the dogs

Randy White
Rowing
  • By Douglas S. Looney

    The Crimson eight lived up to its self-image by winning a third straight national championship

Television
Graf
Point After

CONTENTS

KING OF THE HILL 20
Curtis Strange became the first back-to-back U.S. Open champion since 1951 when he stormed up Oak Hill
by Rick Reilly

This is an article from the June 26, 1989 issue

BACK ON THE TRACK 26
Dashman Leroy Burrell and a pair of hurdling Patricks made powerful revivals at the weak TAC meet
by Kenny Moore

MAN IN THE SLOW LANE 28
As the Detroit Pistons toasted their NBA title. Finals MVP Joe Dumars was the Most Invisible Player
by Bruce Newman

GRANNY AND THE GIANT 36
San Francisco's Kevin Mitchell leads the majors in homers and RBIs, and says he owes it all to Grandma
by Franz Lidz

PAWS 46
While the U.S. horse racing industry is in a slump, greyhound tracks throughout the country are booming
by J.E. Vader

MAILMAN II 54
As the NBA draft nears, Randy White of Louisiana Tech is pumped to make a big name for himself
by Hank Hersch

SERVING HER COUNTRY 78
A Grand Slam may have brought Steffi Graf fame, but to West Germans she remains one of them
by Curry Kirkpatrick

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 15
Rowing 64
Inside Baseball 68
Television 74
For The Record 96
Point After 98

Cover Photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier

PHOTOBILL FRAKESGOING TO THE DOGS: There wouldn't even have to be hounds in this picture to indicate that this "paddock" is at a dog track (Denver's Mile High Kennel Club), not at some equine venue (page 46).