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July 17, 1989
July 17, 1989

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July 17, 1989

Wimbledon
  • Boris Becker smashed his way to a coveted third championship at Wimbledon...and Steffi Graf retained her title in grand style to give West Germany a historic sweep

Gymnastics
Baseball At Midseason
Blanchette
An American Summer
Foreman
Television
Point After
Departments

CONTENTS

WUNDERBAR! 14
With triumphs by Boris Becker and Steffi Graf, West Germany swept Wimbledon for the first time
by Alexander Wolff

This is an article from the July 17, 1989 issue Original Layout

ONE FAMILY'S MOUNTAIN 22
Robby Unser gave his racing clan its 30th Pikes Peak win by taking the Hill Climb's Unlimited Division title
by Sam Moses

A DANDY BRANDY 24
Brandy Johnson was the top woman gymnast at the U.S. nationals, but the question is, will she age to perfection?
by J.E. Vader

CHILLS AND THRILLS 30
Headlines screamed unseemly baseball news, but the first half of the season brought real achievement as well
by Peter Gammons

HELL ON WHEELS 44
Craig Blanchette, the world-record holder in the wheelchair mile, has lifted his demanding sport to a new level
by Kenny Moore

JOY RIDE 53
There was big-time cycling with a small-town flavor at the Casper Classic, and the McCallums took part
by Jack McCallum

STILL HUNGRY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS 60
George Foreman lost his heavyweight championship 15 years ago, but his appetite for boxing has returned
by Richard Hoffer

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 4
Scorecard 9
Television 77
For The Record 78
Point After 80

Cover Photograph by Theo Westenberger

AND HE WALKED AWAY

Sunday's French Grand Prix was moments old when Mauricio Gugelmin's March-Judd slammed into Nigel Mansell's red Ferrari and flipped. Praise be, Gugelmin was unhurt.

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