Sport: Hot Shots

St. Louis, which takes its sports more calmly than most cities, has finally been smitten by basketballitis, a highly contagious disease which has been running up & down the Midwest for ten years. One night last week, a record 11,216 people pushed & shoved into Kiel Auditorium; 3,000 more were turned away. The crowds wanted to see unbeaten St. Louis U. playing Holy Cross, a storybook basketball squad that practiced in an old barn, traveled 40 miles to Boston to play its "home" games, and became 1947's team of the year. Holy Cross...

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