Sport: Squared Away

Back in the days when West Point and Annapolis both filled their ranks mainly through presidential and congressional appointees, the Army-Navy football series was on an even keel. But in 1942, Army got authority from Congress to pick its own candidates when congressional choices failed to make the grade. When Army beat Navy in 1944 for the first time in six years, suspicious Navy men began to wonder if West Point had not found a new source for husky linemen and jet-propelled backs. Last year, after five lean Navy seasons, capped by 1949's thumping 38-0 Army victory, the Navy decided it...

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