Sport: In Waltz Time

God Bless Clark Shaughnessy, Frankie Albert, too, Stand beside them and guide them And they'll bring victories dear to you, . . .

To the tune of God Bless America, Stanford students so sang last week. In their mammoth yellow stadium, 65,000 football fans had gathered to see their Indians play Washington in the No. 1 game of the week.

Taking over a feeble Stanford team that had won only one of its games under Tiny Thornhill last year, shaggy, shy Coach Shaughnessy had miraculously led the Indians to six victories in a row (over San Francisco, Oregon, Santa Clara, Washing ton...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!