Sport: No. 1 Again

At the crack of the starter's gun, the six swimmers plunged into the pool—Jimmy McLane just a splash ahead of the rest. For the first length of the 50-meter pool, the six were almost neck & neck. Then, almost imperceptibly, McLane began to draw away. Porpoising along at a steady 35 strokes to a length, he won last week's National A.A.U. 1,500-meter championship by a full length of Yale's Payne Whitney pool. Among the topflight swimmers Jimmy McLane left in his wake were Olympians John Marshall (of Australia and Yale), Peter Duncan (of South...

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