Football: Dec. 2, 1929

Coach Rockne's phlebitis (congested legs) grew worse and kept him at home, but the 34 members of his big squad switched places in the game as if he had been there, scored three touchdowns in the second period, another in the third, to bag Northwestern's Wildcats, 26 to 6.

It was Yale's fourth down on Harvard's 17-yard line when Albie Booth, still limping slightly from a muscle bruise, ran out from the bench. The wild crowd quieted —would he run or kick? When Douglas blocked a low...

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