Sport: No Answer

The program called it Washington's Redskins v. Chicago's Bears for the professional (i.e., world's) football championship. But the 33,632 persons at Chicago's Wrigley Field early this week knew the real issue: Was Redskin Sammy Baugh or Bear Sid Luckman the better passer? The game turned into a rout, the Bears won 41-to-21, but the question was still unanswered.

Behind magnificent line play, Luckman threw five touchdown passes. Fourteen times his soft spirals connected, for 276 yards. But while most of this was going on, Baugh was off the field. Early in the game, an accidental but vicious crack on the head (while...

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