CONTENTS

September 29, 1991

18
THE HOMESTRETCH
The Los Angeles Dodgers slid past the Atlanta Braves in another dustup in the National League West
BY STEVE RUSHIN

Presumed dead in August, the Boston Red Sox are back in the division race, challenging the Toronto Blue Jays
BY NICHOLAS DAWIDOFF

24
THE YOUNG 49ERS
San Francisco needed a win over the Los Angeles Rams and so did their quarterback, Steve Young
BY RICK REILLY

32
A WORLD OF THEIR OWN
With Michael and Magic heading the cast, the U.S. basketball team figures to dominate the 1992 Olympics
BY JACK McCALLUM

36
BIG DADDY
What a season it has been for Detroit Tiger Cecil Fielder, the reigning king of home runs, and his young Prince
BY RICHARD HOFFER

44
THE BABE GOES HOLLYWOOD
The author, who is also the Bambino's biographer, visited the set of a television movie to see the legend come to life
BY ROBERT W. CREAMER

64
TWILIGHT OF A TITAN
As his extraordinary career in auto racing winds down, A.J. Foyt continues to search for fulfillment
BY WILLIAM NACK

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

11
SCORECARD

50
COLLEGE FOOTBALL

54
PRO FOOTBALL

60
BASEBALL

80
FOR THE RECORD

82
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY V.J. LOVERO

PHOTOJOHN IACONOA Pivotal Moment: Despite the best efforts of New York's Hensley Meulens, Jody Reed of Boston completed this double play Saturday during a 12-1 Red Sox win that briefly moved them to within a half game of first place in the American League East (page 22).

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)