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ALL-AMERICA TEAMS.

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The post-season football harvest is a crop of all-America teams; from East and West, from real editors and near coaches, come suggestions for a combination of the mightiest of the mighty. Yet what do they all avail? The Western theorist's team is an all-Western team with a couple of easterners as a sop to eastern criticizers, and vice versa with the eastern theorist, only here it has been the custom to have at least a majority of players from the critic's own college. It is all so much wasted effort. Those who could do the best job keep quiet; conditions of the past have changed and the authorities of a dozen years age are no longer unquestioned. Football this year demonstrated more clearly than even that it is a game of team-play. All America teams are a splendid occupation for a rainy afternoon, and would even be a good foundation for a Ladies Home Journal literary competition, but as a matter of serious consideration they are antiquated.

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