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THE SPIRIT AND MUSCLES OF AMATEURS
May 30, 1955
Among many followers of sport the word "amateur" implies a halfhearted performance—the greatest homage to be paid to an athlete is, "He plays like an old pro." Upholding the high standards of amateurs here are undergraduates at the University of Indiana who staged "The Little 500" bicycle race (won by South Cottage Grove team) for the benefit of the scholarship fund and 71 volleyball teams which traveled to Norman, Okla. to settle the national championships (Stockton, Calif. won the men's title, Santa Monica the women's). Simple trophies were the only rewards but no pros ever played harder or received more rabid support.
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May 30, 1955

The Spirit And Muscles Of Amateurs

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Among many followers of sport the word "amateur" implies a halfhearted performance—the greatest homage to be paid to an athlete is, "He plays like an old pro." Upholding the high standards of amateurs here are undergraduates at the University of Indiana who staged "The Little 500" bicycle race (won by South Cottage Grove team) for the benefit of the scholarship fund and 71 volleyball teams which traveled to Norman, Okla. to settle the national championships ( Stockton, Calif. won the men's title, Santa Monica the women's). Simple trophies were the only rewards but no pros ever played harder or received more rabid support.

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