Medicine: Pre-Med

"Professors in medical school," Dr. Robert Brown told a banquet of ballplayers in San Francisco last week, "can give a guy a bad time. Their oral examinations break many a medical student who can't take it." Dr. Brown, an intern at Southern Pacific General Hospital, credited his own success in medical school to pre-med training as a third baseman for the New York Yankees. "Big-league baseball conditioned me to hold up," said the "Golden Boy" who was paid a $50,000 bonus to sign with the Yanks in 1946. "I could look those profs in the eye and say: 'Brother, you can't...

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