Sport: Toward a Golden Age?

By general agreement, the golden age of sport occurred somewhere back in the 19205, and the titans of those days—Red Grange, Babe Ruth, Bill Tilden, Charley Paddock, Man o' War—have seldom, if ever, been matched. Last week, however, it was clearer than ever that—for track and field sports—another golden age may be just around the comer.

In Dayton last week, 7,500 fans turned out to watch records fall in the National A.A.U. championships. Among the featured performers: California's Parry O'Brien, 21, who had established two successive world records for shot-putting in the past few weeks with heaves of 59 ft. ¾ in....

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