Sport: Philadelphia Story

Squash racquets—which women play to keep thin, and old men to keep young—was still strictly a young man's game in tournament play.

This week in Hartford, Conn., the first national championship since 1942 was fought out on the spic-&-span, allwood courts of the Hartford Golf Club. Defending Champion Charlie Brinton, 26, is a Philadelphian, and an ex-G.I. So is his No. 1 rival, lanky Hunter Lott, 31. (Philadelphia, where squash racquets got its start in the U.S., is still the game's top center.) Both came through the prelims easily, clashed in the finals. Lott...

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