Sport: Midseason Marks

The talented footballers of the U.S. Naval Academy had the bad luck to be selected national champions before they played a single game. It was a burden that even Navy's powerful line and great backfield could not carry: they bowed twice, on flukes and fumbles, to North Carolina Pre-Flight and to Georgia Tech. Then they came back to wallop Pennsylvania, 26-to-0. Last week at Baltimore, Navy's big guns poured broadside after broadside into unbeaten Notre Dame. Final score: Navy 32, Notre Dame 13.

Among the 65,000 who packed Baltimore Stadium (capacity 64,015) was...

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