Sport: Another Budge

The august U.S. Lawn Tennis Association remembered Edward John ("Budge")* Patty as an up & coming youngster in 1941 and '42, when he won the U.S. junior tennis title. But since then he had become rather a nebulous character who seemed to pop up in a lot of European tournaments, never showed up much at home. After his discharge from the U.S. Army in 1945, the big Californian had settled down to enjoy life on the Continent. Last year the U.S.L.T.A. left him unranked because of "insufficient data." By last week, however, Budge Patty...

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