Sport: There Ought to Be a Law

Every coach at the 52nd annual Intercollegiate Rowing Regatta agreed: Navy had the best crew around. Even Navy's professionally pessimistic Coach Rusty Callow admitted he expected to win. Not since their plebe regatta on Lake Marietta, Ohio, in 1951. had his boys been beaten; as a varsity crew they had won 28 straight races. Said Callow: "They have an 'engine room' [Stroke Oar Ed Stevens and No. 7, Wayne Frye] that is one of the greatest that has ever rowed in a shell." As far as Callow was concerned, his boatload of oarsmen had only one flaw, and that was beyond...

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