Tuesday, November 8, 1949
November 8, 1949
The Associated Press published an article about JFK supposedly practicing in full uniform and pads with a high school football team. In the piece, Kennedy is described as being put through his paces by the unsuspecting star halfback, including drills such as tackling, returning punts, and running with the ball.
When the coach queried the youngster on how Jack was doing, he reportedly quipped, “He needs a lot of work, Coach.”