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Gardner, N. Frank “The Place of Intercollegiate Athletics in Higher Education: Hold That Tiger!” The Journal of Higher Education . 31.7 (1960): 364-368 JSTOR. Web. 2 April 2013 This article expresses the benefits of participating in intercollegiate athletics. The Frank N. Gardner begins with his own story of how he was involved in multiple things such as student religious activities, played in an instrument, and engaged in academic enterprises and after all these activities there were some things he learned more efficiently and quicker being a participant in sports. Some of the benefits that he gained from participating in sports he makes clear that you can gain them in other ways and from other activities but for him, striving for individual excellence, self-discipline and winning within the rules was all gained from intercollegiate sports. The participation in intercollegiate athletics led to an awakening to college administrators. The idea of having people pay to see people go there hardest to win increased the
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  • Spring '14
  • American Civil War, Washington, D.C., Southern United States, intercollegiate athletics

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