Medicine: Football & Leucocytes

Harvard's footballers last year did something that no others did. Before each game some of them would assemble with their Captain William Barry Wood Jr. and jab sharp needles into their thumbs or earlobes. Drops of crimson Harvard blood were smeared on slides. During the game and afterwards, the same thing would happen. Most Harvardmen knew that Captain Wood, quarterback. Phi Beta Kappa, student council president, first marshal of the Class of 1932, was plugging away at biochemistry, studying for medical school, working a good part of his time in the Harvard Fatigue...

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