JOHN A. HILLERICH JR.
Manufacturer, baseball bats
It has helped. How much varies, depending on how great a factor equipment is in a sport. Most of the credit, however, goes to today's athlete. He, in turn, owes much of his success to highly specialized coaching and training which has developed into a modern science.
ABEL R. KIVIAT
Former Olympic Runner
Equipment today is far superior. Tracks are better built and faster. Spiked shoes are much lighter. But more important in new records are modern training methods. We used to train two or three times a week. Now they train daily, sometimes twice a day, often against the clock.