Sport: Tenth Anniversary

On New Year's Day 1929, a confused young man named Roy Riegels picked up a fumbled football, ran 75 yards with it—in the wrong direction. Some 70,000 pairs of eyes saw him do it, and millions of ears at radios heard that Roy Riegels, captain-elect of the University of California football team, had presented the Rose Bowl game to Georgia Tech.*

Kidded on the campus, pointed at in public, Roy Riegels began to brood. He tried to forget those ten tragic seconds, but the world refused to forget. When, after graduation, he got a job as coach at a California high...

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