Sport: The Substitute

For three seasons, 152-lb. Bronko McGugan has diligently warmed the bench as fifth-string center. At the University of Oklahoma he got none of the footballers' privileges except that of hurling himself against 220-lb. varsity men in practice. He did that so enthusiastically that two hefty teammates once decided to put him in his place: they double-blocked him out of the play, scooped him up and carried him over to the sidelines, where they plopped down on top of him. But Bronko was the first to bounce up. Said he, cheerfully: "Nice block, fellows." When the coaches choose men...

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