Sport: Scoreboard, Feb. 16, 1953

¶ In Cannes, the rich Aga Khan got richer by selling his unbeaten Tulyar, winner of the Epsom Derby, the St. Leger and five other British stakes races, to the government-sponsored Irish National Stud for $700,000. The news instantly 1) gratified Irish horse breeders, 2) roused Laborite opponents of Premier Eamon de Valera to demand a parliamentary debate on the purchase, "in view of the already heavy burden on the taxpayers."

¶ In Philadelphia, Pitcher Bobby Shantz, 27, the American League's most valuable player of 1952 (won 24, lost 7), signed a two-year contract calling for over $25,000 a year, highest ever...

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