From the June 1981 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

From Medicine to Baseball

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

Recent publicity about players has brought the existence of alcoholism among pro athletes to the public's attention.

The tie between sports and alcohol is a natural for Joan Kroc, who heads Operation Cork, a national communication program for alcohol education. Mrs. Kroc also serves as vice-president of the San Diego Padres, the team owned by her husband, Ray Kroc.


-- U.S. Journal