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...Only those of
professional skill are ever the subject of amateur controversy. Ironically it
would seem that the best protection an amateur has is to keep his proficiency
? Terrell's own first five would be Bill Russell ( San Francisco), Tom Heinsohn (Holy Cross), Lennie Rosenbluth ( North Carolina), Si Green (Duquesne) and Robin Freeman (Ohio State). To fill out his squad of 14, he would give serious consideration to Shavlik, Naulls, O'Neal, Floyd, Hundley, Uhl, Burrow and Capua, but also keep an eye on K. C. Jones ( San Francisco), Temple Tucker (Rice), Julius McCoy ( Michigan State), Joe Holup ( George Washington), Charles Tyra ( Louisville), Paul Judson and Bill Ridley ( Illinois), Don Boldebuck (Houston), Jerry Harper and George Linn ( Alabama), Terry Tebbs ( Brigham Young), Joe Tebo (Brown) and Chuck Rolles (Cornell).
Actually the Olympic team will be selected in this manner: the 14 All-Stars will meet the AAU champion and runner-up teams and the Armed Services champions in a four-team round-robin Olympic Trial in Kansas City, April 2-4. The team winning this tournament will supply not less than five and not more than seven players for the 12-man Olympic basketball team; the other three teams in the tournament supply the rest of the squad members.—ED.
Your caption defined a marlinespike, which is a similarly pointed instrument but which is used for pinning up the strands of a rope and for tightening or loosening the pins of shackles.
Let's not further
confuse an already confusing glossary....
?Although the fid may at one time have been used to secure topmast or bowsprit, those were days beyond even the recall of its manufacturer, Merriman Brothers of Boston, who define the fid or hollow spike as used to open strands of line for splicing.—ED.