Football Matches: Oct. 24, 1927

The inexhaustible propensity of U. S. people to sit and look on was heavily exploited last Saturday. Millions of football folk sat on narrow benches under the tingling October wind, hardening themselves for the real tests of November. Fur coats were given their earliest workouts, wind-defying cosmetics were tested, feet tapped tentatively on chill concrete against the afternoons when they will be all but frozen. Six hundred thousand by authentic estimate crammed themselves around the 15 leading games —Notre Dame-Navy, Penn-Penn State, and Stanford-Southern California...

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