Sport: McNamara's Century

McNanara's Century

For old Reggie McNamara, "Iron Man" of the sport, the Six-Day Bicycle Race in Manhattan last week was his tooth. A friendly, mild-mannered man with a deep scar in his right cheek, McNamara is the son of a New South Wales sheep-rancher. He and his 13 brothers and sisters all learned to ride on the same bicycle. Reggie alone took the sport seriously. He shot kangaroos, sold their skins for money to enter local races, arrived in the U. S. in 1913. By 1920 he was the greatest rider in the world, with...

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