Sport: Who Won, Dec. 6, 1937

¶ The New York Americans: a hockey game against the World Champion Detroit Red Wings, 3-to-1; in which 40-year-old Ivan ("Ching") Johnson, recently given his unconditional release after eleven years as star defenseman of the New York Rangers, made his debut in an American uniform, showed flashes of his old, brutal form, thrilled a cheering crowd of 12,000; in Manhattan's Madison Square garden.

¶ Heavyweight Nathan Mann, 22, of New Haven, Conn.; a ten-round boxing match with New York's Bob Pastor; in which Pugilist Mann overcame Pugilist Pastor's famed running-and-holding propensities, decisively...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!