Today's Tidbit... In Other Worlds: Auto Polo
Sometimes when looking for football Tidbits in newspaper archives, you find unrelated gold. Here’s a fun little nugget about a troupe of auto polo players who performed at state fairs and similar events, playing five 10-minute periods of knocking a basketball-size ball around the field.
The accompanying article told readers that a recent head-on crash resulted in one player breaking his leg and severing an artery, but at least they weren’t playing that dangerous game of football.
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