Sport: Frnka's 4-Fs

The tailback has osteomyelitis. Another back, the team's best ground-gainer, has a severed Achilles' tendon. One tackle has two bad knees, another has only one lung. A guard has only one arm. But somehow the team has never been beaten.

Preparing this week for the postseason Sugar Bowl game, Tulsa University's coach, Henry Frnka (pronounced franka), still had time to look back at the brilliant record of the oddest team in 1943 football. Most of his starting players are 4-Fs or hold Army medical discharges. Of the squad of 41, 24 are physically unfit...

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