Sport: Crusaders & Slaves

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Notre Dame's football coach—every schoolboy knows his name is Frank Leahy—began the 1946 season by overcoming a serious handicap: a single pair of eyes, operating at ground level, could not possibly watch the whole vast Notre Dame processing plant. So Leahy (rhymes with "may he") built a tower, 30 feet high and bristling with loudspeakers, smack in the middle of Notre Dame's three-gridiron practice field. From the tower he looks down on an operation that is as carefully calculated, as extremely complicated as the Studebaker assembly line in nearby South...

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