Medicine: Prizefighters' Brains

Prizefighter Ernie Schaaf who died after his ring hammering from monstrous Primo Camera (TIME, Feb. 20) was buried at Wrentham, Mass, last week without his brain. His brain remained in Manhattan, scene of the fight, for medical legalists to determine just what caused the death. Primo Camera might have committed murder. Or Schaaf might merely have died during a crisis in his professional life. Jimmy Walker's brother Dr. William H. Walker, who was last week under charges of splitting fees on municipal medical work, had—as medical attache of the New York Boxing...

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