Sport: Who Won, Aug. 8, 1938

¶ Beer-drinking, 230-lb. Tony Galento, No. 1 contender for the world's heavyweight boxing title: an unscheduled fight against pneumonia, contracted while a teetotaler at training camp five days before a scheduled fight with Light Heavyweight Champion John Henry Lewis; after three blood transfusions and five days under an oxygen tent; at Orange, N. J. When told that his blood transfusions were injections of salt, impatient Tony, tired of being flat on his back with "this ammonia," growled: "Why can't Mary [his wife] put the salt in the soup instead of punching me full of holes like a free ticket to a...

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