Sport: Scoreboard, Jan. 2, 1956

¶ The National High School Federation looked back over its football season and reported a grim fact: six youngsters died as a result of injuries. Heads hitting against the ground, knees or helmets accounted for four fatal concussions; one player died of a fractured vertebra; the sixth died of a ruptured kidney. There was scant consolation in the discovery that the death rate of .90 per 100,000 players was the second lowest on record. Lowest: 1952, with .77 per 100,000.

¶ Twin Football Stars Harry and Robert Beaube of Gadsden, Ala.'s Emma Sansom High...

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