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SOME OF THE MEN AND THEIR MOMENTS
Henry Romney
December 21, 1959
Wrestler Jim Londos (here on bottom) defeated Strangler Lewis for world title before a record 60,000 Chicago crowd.
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December 21, 1959

Some Of The Men And Their Moments

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Wrestler Jim Londos (here on bottom) defeated Strangler Lewis for world title before a record 60,000 Chicago crowd.

Stanford Junior Lawson Little took the British Amateur title with ease, added U.S. Amateur for rare double.

Racing Novelty was Isabel Dodge Sloane, first important woman owner, shown here with her leading money-winner Cavalcade.

Milers' Year featured Glenn Cunningham in stunning 4:06.7 at Princeton for a world record.

Stylish Briton Fred Perry was first of his country to win Wimbledon in 25 years.

Gashouse Gangster Pepper Martin beats throw to Tigers' Mickey Cochrane in World Series. Cards burned up field with derring-do, and Dean brothers pitched four victories.

Unanimous All-America, Minnesota's Pug Lund, and Guard Bill Bevan, one of last of era's bareheaded players, led undefeated Gophers to Big Ten title and first national championship.

True blue hero Larry Kelley caught a fake-kick pass from Jerry Roscoe, outfeinted Princeton defenders to score touchdown in Yale's 7-0 victory. Strong Elis won Big Three title.

Sweet victory, Navy's first over Army since 1921, hung on bareheaded Slade Cutter's 22-yard field goal. Wary ball-control sparring in mire contrasted with lively, freewheeling play that characterized most of this exciting college season.

Voice of sport was Graham McNamee, shown at work before microphone rigged for proper distance when emotions rose.

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