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July 11, 1988 | Volume 69, Issue 2

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Darryl Strawberry Cover - Sports Illustrated July 11, 1988

July 11, 1988 | Edited by Bruce Newman

July 11, 1988 | Edited by Bruce Newman
•Andy Van Slyke, outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, on failing to hit the ball out of the infield during a recent slump: "They're writing a movie about me. It's called The Summer of 4-to-3."

July 11, 1988 | Curry Kirkpatrick

July 11, 1988 | Paul Zimmerman

July 11, 1988 | Hank Hersch
The Chicago Cubs, led by some young talent, are stirring up dust—and trouble—in the NL East

July 11, 1988 | Kenny Moore
Steve Cram's winning kick in the Bislett Games mile restored his flagging confidence as he heads for the Seoul Olympics

July 11, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
In honor of Sarah Downing's graduation from the Yale School of Management in 1987, a friend gave her a present. An autographed copy of Iacocca, perhaps? No, Downing was given a compass, something...

July 11, 1988 | Pat Putnam
What's Mike Tyson to do, now that he has all but wiped out the heavyweight division?

July 11, 1988 | Jill Lieber

July 11, 1988 | Jaime Diaz
Sherri Turner, the LPGA champion, has added an astral touch to her improving game

July 11, 1988 | Jack McCallum
But will acquiring three prize collegians make the lowly Clippers a strong pro club?

July 11, 1988 | Edited by Gay Flood

July 11, 1988 | Peter Gammons

July 11, 1988 | Peter Gammons
THE NUMBERS GAMELast Tuesday, New York Yankee designated hitter Jack Clark switched his uniform number from 33 to 6, the number worn earlier this year by, first, catcher Rick Cerone, who was...

July 11, 1988 | William Taaffe
Tyson-Spinks provided a peek at the future of sports on TV

July 11, 1988 | Ralph Wiley

July 11, 1988 | Nicholas Dawidoff
Since the days of Homer, there have been two essential truths about storytelling: Everybody has a story, and not everyone is a great teller. The current collections by Ira Berkow and Joe Garagiola...

July 11, 1988 | Franz Lidz
Nigel Short is nearing the top of the chess world

July 11, 1988 | Compiled by Jay Jennings
ARENA FOOTBALL—Chicago, which ran its record to 10-0, hardly needed its high-powered offense as its special teams and defense scored three touchdowns each to lead the Bruisers to a 68-25 win over...

July 11, 1988
STEWART LEEBESSEMER, ALA.Lee, a senior at Jacksonville (Ala.) State, set a record for career home runs by a small-college player when he hit his 67th, against Valdosta State, to break the mark...

July 11, 1988 | Clive Gammon
It's official: Sport's biggest show will be in the U.S.