Sport: Honors

As the year was drawing to a close last week, statisticians and signalizers joined in awarding 1937's sporting honors:

¶ Professional Halfback "Slingin' Sam" Baugh of the world champion Washington Redskins completed 81 passes (in 171 attempts) during the season (not including 17 completed in the play-off for the championship last fortnight)—a new National Football League record.

¶ Although Seabiscuit was leading money winner of 1937 with $168,580, turfmen split on choosing the Horse of the Year. The magazine Horse & Horseman gave the honor to Seabiscuit on the recommendation of 25...

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