Sport: Hubbards Leap

DeHart* Hubbard, famed Negro athlete, is endowed with a pair of great black legs (TIME, June 15).

For four years, these legs have won fame for Hubbard, protruding from a pair of tiny trunks striped with the colors of the University of Michigan. Last week, in Chicago, Hubbard bent to survey them. Competing in the National Collegiate Track and Field Championships, he had already proved himself the best collegiate sprinter in the U. S. by winning the 100-yd. dash in 9 8/10 sec. from a sparkling field, the most notable performance of the afternoon, though it had been a notable afternoon, with...

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