Football: Mites for Openers

No one who happened past the practice field in Dallas last summer would have figured that there was anything special about a couple of junior high school kids tossing a football around.

Even the obvious fact that one was Mexican and the other Negro would have excited little interest — unless someone informed the passer-by that Ines Perez the 5-ft. 4-in., 149-lb. Mexican passer and Jerry Levias, the 5-ft. 10-in., 175-Ib. Negro receiver, were not junior high schoolers at all. They were members of the Southern Methodist University varsity. The reaction to...

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