Sport: Kazmaier's Day

The game of the week was Princeton v. Cornel-Ivy League, effete East and all. Neither team had been beaten or tied. Princeton, ranked eighth in the nation, had its work cut out for it: to stop a squad of fleet backs and the deadeye passing of Cornell Quarterback Rocco Calvo, whose 61% completion record was the nation's best. Cornell, ranked No. 12, had a theoretically easier job: to concentrate on one man. But the man was triple-threat Dick Kazmaier, an All-America back last year and a veteran of Princeton's 1950 championship team.

In one of the most versatile exhibitions of passing, running,...

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