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THE AGE OF SPORT 1954-2004 A.D.
Gerald Holland
August 20, 1956
The following thesis, "The Age of Sport, 1954-2004 A.D.," is hereby submitted as evidence of research completed for the degree Master of Sporting Sciences (M.S.S.).
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August 20, 1956

The Age Of Sport 1954-2004 A.d.

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[3] With the new importance of "insiders," some club owners attempted to move back the very fences they had once moved forward to get more of the old-fashioned home runs. Commissioner Lane acted promptly, however, and froze the fences as of 1961.

[4] The candidate paid a visit to Stillman's Gym as part of his research. The gym has not been repainted (as Mr. Kane predicted), but J. Stillman Burkholder, the present proprietor, said a paint job is definitely "in the works" for sometime next summer.

[5] In this one detail Mr. Tower was quite wrong. As we know, horses imported from other planets have only four legs. And they are never raced, since they cannot be fitted into our starting gates because of the two heads.

[6] In his examination of track and field events, the candidate plans to discuss at length a phenomenon of the 1960s during which a strange athletic cult made its appearance. Calling themselves the Brothers of Avery, members of this cult declared themselves to be the only true amateurs. Bands of the Brothers, with their shaven heads and monkish robes, were a familiar sight up and down the country as they went from town to town giving exhibitions of running and leaping. They would accept no fees of. any kind and lived "off the land."

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