Aluminum walking cane is high school football ‘trophy’

“You’ve got to be a football hero to get along with the beautiful girls…” Song written in 1933
For someone who started out (at age 14) wanting to be a sterling high school football player at 135 pounds (growing to a “hefty” 150 by age 17), I didn’t want to hear about the potential for crippling injuries.
Maybe I should’ve listened to my mother and the other detractors about the dangers on the gridiron.
Peer pressure being what it has always been — do the popular, accepted thing — has led many of us

 

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