Sport: Grand Old Man

Six years ago Amos Alonzo Stagg reached three score and ten, was told that he was through as faculty member, athletic director and football coach at the University of Chicago.* For 41 years he had taught football there, was credited with such innovations as the tackling dummy (his first was an old mattress), and numerals for players' jerseys, had contributed more to the technique of the game than any other man in the country. He was the "Grand Old Man" of football.

But Grand Old Man Stagg was not through. Instead of accepting a...

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