The Press: Sports Page Error

The sports page of the New York Times for three weeks running has dutifully recorded the football victories of Plainfield (N.J.) Teachers College—27-to-3 over Winona (N.J.), 35-to-0 over Randolph Tech, 13-to-0 over Ingersoll (Pa.). The Philadelphia Record and other papers also took occasional notice of unbeaten Plainfield Teachers. Only error in all the reports (cooked up by a jocose Wall Street broker) was that Plainfield and its opponents were nonexistent.


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