Sport: Death of Nick

As it must to all men, Death came last week to Nick F.

Nicholas Forzely, or Forzelli, was his real name. He was a race-track gambler, the son of a Syrian hop-seller, who seldom bet on a horse except to win. In the course of his wild career, he was often broke and more than once a millionaire. In 1923 he swaggered into New Orleans with a few dollars in his pocket and came away, after the season's racing, with $800,000. A few months later he lost his money and got pneumonia. He went to...

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