Sport: Giants v. Redskins

Ten years ago promoters of professional football were unable to fill a good-sized stadium, even with Annie Oakleys. Last Sunday 62,000 football fans jampacked Manhattan's Polo Grounds for a championship* game between the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins. The crowd was small compared to the 102,000 who watched the Army-Navy game in Philadelphia the day before. But more than 50,000 applications for tickets had been turned down, and speculators had little difficulty in getting $25 a seat from fans eager to see what they considered the best football game of the...

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