Hagg's Legs

Nothing about Gunder ("The Onetime Wunder") Hägg's trip to the U.S. had run on schedule. He had arrived from Sweden four weeks ago on a big buildup and rubbery legs. He promptly lost three races while trying to nurse his soft calf muscles back into shape. Last week, gangling Gunder finally salvaged a blue ribbon.

Against the poorest field of a war-poor indoor track season in Cleveland's K. of C. Mile, Gunder Hägg stepped to the front at the three-quarter mark, lasted just long enough to win by a yard in 4:16.7, waltz time....

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