Lost Classics: Track and Field

sitrackandfield Sports Illustrated, 2002

A revelation in Reagan-era arcades, Track and Field was one of the first video games with a realistic sports theme.

In 1983, after watching Carl Lewis blow out the field in the 100 meters at the world championships, I cut my white man’s Afro into the sprinter’s signature flattop. The hairstyle didn’t help me win any medals with the ladies, but it did put me in the proper mind-set to master my favorite event: the 100-meter dash in the kinetic video game Track and Field.

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