Sport: Viva Krautclouters!

Hot dogs were plentiful, two 56-piece bands blared, a barelegged drum majorette shivered and strutted, two queens held court at halftime. Italy's Spaghetti Bowl football game at Florence last week (attendance: 25,000) had all the trimmings of any superduper New Year's Day bowl game—and an extra fillip in a cover of P-38s, precaution against a threatened visit from the Luftwaffe.

The intramural offensive was sparked by 230-lb. Corporal John Moody of the Fifth Army Krautclouters, onetime Negro All-America fullback at Atlanta's Morris Brown College.

Early in the game, "Big Train" galloped 50 yds. in...

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