Sport: Heroes for Pay

Despite the best endeavors of a small group of tough, skillful, highly-paid young men, the city of Boston has never been persuaded to take professional football very seriously. Last year in Detroit, where some 20,000 people were willing to pay up to $3.30 every week out of sheer delight in professional football, the Detroit Lions finished third among the four teams in the National League's Western Division. Meanwhile, in Boston, even when George Preston Marshall's Redskins dramatically won the championship of the Eastern Division, Bostonians remained apathetic. This year disgusted Mr. Marshall...

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