Education: Lucky Rooney

Hero of the most gigantic U. S. betting stories is the late John W. ("Bet a Million") Gates, who is reputed to have wagered that sum on the outcome of a race between two raindrops down a Pullman window. By last week it appeared that such stories may soon have a new hero in the person of Owner Art Rooney of the Pittsburgh (pro football) Pirates.

Ever since he turned up one day at New York's Empire City race track with $1,000 which he shortly ran up to $25,000, Mr. Rooney, who looks a great...

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