The Race Across America is a coast-to-coast bash, and winning it can be a pain
Dave Pallone tells readers more about himself than they probably wanted to hear
Lightweight fishing line is the secret of the mod Suspension Eyewear
THE STEINBRENNER PROBE
•Ben Bennett, quarterback for the Dallas Texans of the Arena Football League, on the frenetic pace of Arenaball: "The game looks like your VCR is stuck on search."
Joe Falcon demonstrated in Oslo that the U.S. at last has a middle-distance man who can run with the world's best
Wet weather and Patty Sheehan's collapse marred a tournament won by defending champ Betsy King
This week SI takes a comprehensive look at the lower rungs of professional baseball and celebrates the minor leaguer—the guy who suffers long bus rides and small paychecks to pursue his sport. SI...
Willie Gault persuaded big-name speedsters to try out for the U.S. team
July 23, 1990 | Peter Gammons
Some farms are more fertile than others. Here are Peter Gammons's evaluations of the best and worst farm systems:
The allure of minor league baseball lies in its good-time flavor, its grass-roots simplicity and its rough-edged beauty. To capture those qualities, I hit the road armed only with a polaroid...
July 23, 1990 | Steve Wulf
July 23, 1990 | John Steinbreder
July 23, 1990 | Tim Kurkjian
THE X FACTORThere have been 33 major leaguers whose last name begins with Q and 62 with Z, but none with X. Joe Xavier, a 27-year-old infielder for Greenville (S.C.), Atlanta's Double A team in...
If he were just a 36-year-old, 5'8", 145-pound lefthanded knuckleballer supporting a wife and three daughters by pitching Triple A baseball in Rochester, N.Y., Daniel Boone's story would be...
July 23, 1990 | Leigh Montville
July 23, 1990
ALZADO AND THE DISABLEDIt was a joy to read about the tremendous success of Little League Baseball's recently established Challenger Division, for physically and mentally disabled children...
July 23, 1990
MICHAEL PIPERATLANTAMichael, 14, beat Joshua Burris of Waynesville, N.C., to win the gold medal in the 13-14 age group at the U.S. Judo Association's national tournament. He has also won age-group...
BOWLING—BRYAN GOEBEL beat Joe Salvemini 184-173 to win a PBA tournament and $24,000 in Tucson. The title was Goebel's first on the tour.
Pittsfield's Wahconah Park is baseball as it oughta be