Kalamazoo, you ain't in a class by yourself ;
I seen you before in a lot of places.
Last week another visitor to Kalamazoo (pop. 54,097) expressed Poet Carl Sandburg's sentiment even more succinctly. He was 16-year-old Herbert Flam, cocky Crown Prince of Tennis. After looking over the field in the National Junior Championships, he said: "I've seen better."
Kalamazoo could be reasonably sure that young Herbert from Beverly Hills was talking about his opposition and not the tennis-conscious Michigan city or Kalamazoo College's high-class courts. He had played there twice before, capturing the
Boys' Championship in '43 and reaching the Junior semifinals in...