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June 24, 1957
?Wait Till 1958 At Toledo, after he had dropped out of the National Open with an ailing back, Ben Hogan was approached by a white-haired gentleman who told him: "I came all the way from Connecticut to see you play." Hogan's face showed sincere concern. "I'm certainly sorry," he said. "If you want to take the long trip to Tulsa, I hope you'll come to see me play in the Open next year."
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June 24, 1957

Current Week & What's Ahead

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?Wait Till 1958
At Toledo, after he had dropped out of the National Open with an ailing back, Ben Hogan was approached by a white-haired gentleman who told him: "I came all the way from Connecticut to see you play." Hogan's face showed sincere concern. "I'm certainly sorry," he said. "If you want to take the long trip to Tulsa, I hope you'll come to see me play in the Open next year."

?Apology Requested
The National Collegiate Track Coaches Association joined the list of others (see page 62) deploring Dr. Herbert Berger's AMA speech attributing track records to the use of amphetamines by athletes. "Contrary to fact" and "unfair reflection" on athletes and coaches, they said, and asked Dr. Berger to apologize.

?Semiprofessionalism Postponed
Dave Sime has postponed his plans to play semipro baseball in South Dakota—at least until after he competes in the National AAU track championships this week. Quite right, too, said Dan Ferris of the AAU. This means that college athletes who do play semipro ball may risk suspension as amateurs.

?Imperial Accolade for Wrestling
Emperor Hirohito's latest poem, after watching Sumo wrestling, a sport he has long enjoyed: "What a pleasure it is to watch Sumo, clapping my hands together with the crowd of spectators, at the arena which I had not visited for so long!"

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