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Bald Is for Fishes

June 05, 1961
June 05, 1961

Table of Contents
June 5, 1961

Cover
Clubhouse Of Catchers
Tangle In Philly
Finley
Hunt Meetings
Baseball
Boxing
Conservation
Baseball's Week
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Bald Is for Fishes

It is well known to science that fish without hair swim the fastest, but the same is not necessarily true of human beings. This quartet of racing mermen from Florida's Fort Lauderdale High sheared their locks for streamlining, but the boys proved better Brynners than swimmers. None of the four, Lee Kingsmill, Charles King, Mike Moore and Jim Harrison, managed to take a first in the Florida class AA high school meet, and their team as a whole finished third in the male section. Ironically, Fort Lauderdale High's mermaids, who made no concessions to streamlining, won the girls' title hands down, hair and all.

This is an article from the June 5, 1961 issue Original Layout

PHOTOFRAZER HALE—MIAMI DAILY NEWS