Sport: Saints Without Angel

For three-quarters of a century St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Tex. was content to educate a handful of local Catholics who were unable to attend larger and better colleges. Then along came John Clark ("Mose") Simms, an engaging spieler with a big idea.

Mose Simms had played football at four colleges, had coached a local high-school team, had more recently promoted a few oil schemes. He persuaded the Brothers of the Society of Mary to let him sponsor a football team for them. St. Mary's had once tried to finance an athletic program...

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