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Date
Pitcher

Clubs

Score 1920 July 1

Johnson.
Washington-Boston

10 1922 April 30

Robertson
Chicago-Detroit A.

2-0 1922 May 7

Barnes
New York-Philadelphia N

6-0 1923-Sept. 4

Jones.
New York-Philadelphia A

2-0 1923-Sept. 7

Ehmke.

Boston-Philadelphia А 1924 July 17

Haines
St. Louis-Boston N.

5-0 1925-Sept. 13

Vance
Brooklyn-Philadelphia N

10-1 1926-Aug. 21.

Lyons
Chicago-Boston A

6-0 1929-May 8.

Hubbell
New York-Pittsburgh

11-0 1931- April 29

Ferrell

Cleveland-St. Louis A 1931-Aug. 8.

Bur!
Washington-Boston A.

50 1934—Sept. 18

New som*

St. Louls-Boston A 1934—Sept. 21

P. Dean.

St. Louis-Brooklyn N 1935-Aug. 31.

Kennedy

Chicago-Cleveland 1937-June 1.

Dietrich
Chicago-St. Louis A

8-0 1938—- June 11

Vander Meer
Cincinnati-Boston N

30 1938-June 15.

Vander Meer

Cincinnati-Brooklyn
V.

6-0 1938--Aug. 27.

Pearson
New York-Cleveland

13-0 1940- April 16

Feller
Cleveland-Chicago

1-0 1940-- April 30

Carleton.
Brooklyn-Cincinnati

3-0 1941-Aug. 30

Warneke
St. Louis-Cincinnati N

2-0 *Robertson pitched a perfect game, not a man reaching first base. **Newsom pitched nine hitless innings and allowed one hit in tenth. ***Night game. ****Opening game of season,

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400 Hitters, Old and Modern

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OLD National League 1876 Ross Barnes...

Chicago.

403 1895 Jesse Burkett.. 1879 Adrian Anson.

Chicago,

.407 1896 Jesse Burkett. 1887 Adrian Anson.

.Chicago.

.421 1897 Willie Keeler.. 1894 Hugh Duffy.

. Boston.

.438 1899 Ed. Delehanty.

MODERN National League 1922 Rogers Hornsby Cardinals,

.401 1925 Rogers Hornsby. 1924 Rogers Hornsby...... Cardinals. 424 | 1930 Bull Terry

American League 1901 Napoleon Lajoie. Athletics..

.405 1922 George Sisler.. 1911 Ty Cobb.

Tigers.

.420 1923 Harry Hellmann. 1912 Ty Cobb.

Tigers.

.410 1941 Ted Williams. 1920 George Sisler.

Browns..

.407

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Death of Lou Gehrig, Holder of Consecutive Games Record

Lou Gehrig, former captain and first baseman of his death. In his career with the Yankees for the New York Yankees and holder of the record (June, 1925, to May, 1939) it is estimated that of 2,130 consecutive games played as a member of Gehrig received in salary $361,500 from the club. that club, died (June 2, 1941) at his home in New

Since he participated in seven world series, where York City. He would have been 38 years old had

the return was always heavy, it is estimated that

his total income from 16 years in baseball approxihe lived 17 days longer. Gehrig was forced to end

mated $400,000. his career with the Yankees when an ailment that A monument to Gehrig was dedicated in the impeded his efforts was diagnosed as paralysis. Yankee Stadium (July 5). The inscription reads: He suffered from amytrophic lateral sclerosis, & "June 19, 1903—Henry Louis Gehrig-June 2, rare type of illness that involves the motor path- 1941." ways and cells of the central nervous system, and "A man, a gentleman and a great player, whose is characterized by hardening of the spinal cord, amazing record of 2,130 consecutive games should causing muscles to shrivel. In lay terms, it is stand for all time. This memorial is & tribute known as a form of chronic poliomyelitis, or from the Yankee players to their beloved captain infantile paralysis.

and former teammate." On his retirement (June, 1939), Gehrig was (A tabulation of Gehrig's consecutive games appointed a member of the New York Municipal played record and other records compiled by him Parole Commission and held that office at the time is printed in the World Almanac, 1940, page 885.)

National Semi-Pro Baseball Champions, 1935-1940
Year
Champion

Runner-up 1935 Bismarck, N. D.

Duncan (Okla.) Halliburton Cementers 1936 Duncan (Okla.) Halliburton Cementers

Buford (Ga.) Bona Allens 1937 Enid (Okla.) Eason Oilers

Buford (Ga.) Bona Allens 1938 Buford (Ga.) Bona Allens

Enid (Okla.) Eason Oilers 1939 Duncan (Okla.) Halliburton Cementers Mt. Pleasant (Tex.) Cubs 1940 Enid (Okla.) Champlin Refiners

Mt. Pleasant (Tex.) Cubs 1941 Enid (Okla.) Champlin Refiners

Waco (Tex.) Dons
Major League Baseball Attendance in 1940 and 1941.
NATIONAL LEAGUE

AMERICAN LEAGUE
1941
1940 Change

1941

1940 Change Brooklyn. 1,215,772 971,000 +244,772 New York,

964,722 988.975 24,253 New York 827,046 796,000 + 31,046 Cleveland

850,000 902,576 52,576 St. Louis, 616,190 358,600 + 287,590 Boston.

760,000 716,234 + 43.766 Cincinnati. 654,456 864,800 - 210,344 Detroit..

712,257 1,112,693 - 400,436 Chicago. 550.000 626.800 - 76,800 Chicago

678,911 660,336 + 18,575 Pittsburgh 505,845 541,300 35,455 Philadelphia

641,629 432.145 + 209,484 Boston 350.000 304,600 + 45.400 Washington

420.000 381,241 + 38.759 Philadelphia. 280.380 385,200 - 104,820 St. Louis.

193,000 239,591

46,591 Total 5,029,689 4,848,300

Total

5,220,519 5,433,791 Total, 1939, 5,079,400.

Total, 1939, 4,270,602,

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Famous Stadiums of America
Source: World Almanac Questionnaire

Grand- Bleach(*) Name and Location

City

stand American Legion,

Charlotte, N. C..

15,350 2,000 Archbold (Syracuse U.).

Syracuse, N. Y.

19,500 15,000 Army (see Michle Stadium) Baker Field (Columbia U.).

New York, N. Y..

33,000 Balboa Park.

San Diego, Calir.

30,000 Baltimore.

Baltimore, Md.,

60,000 Briggs

Detroit, Mich

47,000 11,000 Brown (U) Field

Providence, R. I

22,872 3.000 Bucknell (U.) Mem.

Lewisburg, Pa.

18,000 Buffalo Civie.

Buffalo, NY

42.000 12,000 California (U of) Mem,

Berkley. Cal.

80.000 Camp Randall (U. of Wis)

Madison, Wis

45,000 Chicago

Chicago, Ill.

20,339 City Stadium

Green Bay, Wis.

22,000 Cleveland, Public Mun

Cleveland, Ohio.

68,000 10,000 Colorado, (U. of).

Boulder, Colo..

25,000 Comiskey Park.

Chicago, Ill.

50,000 Cornell (U) Crescent

Ithaca, NY

21,500 10,500 Cotton Bowl

Dallas, Texas

48,000 Crosley Field,

Cincinnati, Ohio

25,500 Denver (U. of)

Denver, Colo..

28,000 Dudley Field (Vanderbilt U.). Nashville, Tenn.

22,000 Duke University

Durham, N. C..

35,000 15,000 Dyche (Northwestern U.)..

Evanston, IN

50,000 Ebbets Field

Brooklyn, NY.

34,000 Fenway Park

Boston, Mass

27,000

8,000 Forbes Field

Pittsburgh, Pa..

29,617 3,850 Franklin Field (U. of Penn.),

Philadelphia, Pa.

61,610 16,494 Grant Field (Georgia Tech.).

Atlanta, Ga.

27.000 3.000 Grimth Park. Washington, D. C. 20.909

8,704 Harvard

Boston, Mass.

57.750 Illinois (U. of) Mem.

Champaign, Ill.

55,000 14.000 Indiana (U.) Mem

Bloomington, Ind

22.000

3,000 Indianapolis Speedway

Indianapolis, Ind.

35,000 Iowa, U. of.

Iowa City, la

44,834

2.000 Kansas (U. of) Mem.

Lawrence, Kan

38.000

2,000 Kezar Muncipal

San Francisco, Calif. 60.000 Kyle Field (Tex. A & M Coll.) Coll. Sta., Texas

33,000 Legion Field

Birmingham, Ala.

21.063 4,000 Los Angeles Mem

Los Angeles, Calll. 103,000 Louisiana State Un

University. La

50.000 5.000 Madison Square Garden

New York, N. Y

18,392 Madison Square Garden Bowl

Long Island, N. Y

65.000 Memorial Coliseum

Los Angeles, Calif. 105,000 Michie (West Point)

West Point, N. Y

21,411

6,506 Michigan (U. of)

Ann Arbor, Mich

86,000 Minnesota (U. of) Mem

Minneapolis, Minn. 50.600 12,000
Missouri (U. of) Mem.
Columbia, Mo.

23,458 Mountaineer Field (W. Va. U.). Morgantown, W. Va 33,800

7.000 Muitnomah Civic..

Portland, Ore...

22.000

8,000 Navy (see Thompson Stadium) Nebraska (U. of) Mem.

Lincoln, Nebr.

30,000

7,000 Norlin (U. of Colo.).

Boulder, Colo

30,000

2,000 Notre Dame, U. of.

Notre Dame, Ind

56,000 Northwestern U. (see Dyche Sta) Ohio State U..

Columnbus, Ohio.

64,000 10.000 Oklahoma (U. of) Mem.

Norman, Okla.

30.000

3.500 Orange Bowl (U. of Miami)

Mlami, Fla

40.000 Palmer (Princeton U.)

Princeton, N. J.

50.609 Philadelphia Municipal

Philadelphia, Pa

102.211 Pitt (U. of Pittsburgh)

Pittsburgh, Pa

60,000 10,000 Polo Grounds

New York, N. Y

52,000

4,000 Purdue University (see Ross-Ade) Roesch Mem

Buffalo, N. Y. Rogers Field (State Coll. of Wash.). Pullinan, Wash

22,000

5,000 Roosevelt.

Jersey City, N. J.

14.000 12,000 Rose Bowl

Pasadena, Calit.

86,000

4,000 Ross-Ade (Purdue U.).

Lafayette, Ind.

24,000

7,000 Sanford (U. of Georgia)

Athens, Ga

32,000 Seals San Francisco, Calif. 18.600

2,100 Shield Watkins (U. of Tenn)

Nashville, Tenn. Shibe Park,

Philadelphia, Pa

30,000

3,000 Soldier Field (Burnham Park) Chicago, mi

77,112 102,000 Sportsman's Park.

St. Louis, Mo.

26,199

7,500 Stagg Field (U. of Chicago)

Chicago, ni..

26,000 30.000 Stanford U. Stanford U., Calif.

90.000 Sugar Bowl (see Tulane) Sun Bowl (Texas Coll of Mines) El Paso, Texas..

9.238

3,400 Syracuse (U.) see Archbold Stadium Tacoma

Tacoma, Wash.

19.800 Temple (U.)

Philadelphia, Pa.

44.382 Texas (U. of) Mem

Austin, Texas

40.000

4.000 Thompson (Navy).

Annapolis, Md

15,812

3,150 Triboro Munic..

New York, N. Y.

7.693 13.748 Tulane U

New Orleans, La.

73,000 Vanderbilt U. (see Dudley Field) Washington (U.)...

Seattle, Wash

40,000 West Point (see Michie Stadium) Wrigley Field..

Chicago, III

33,396 5,000 Yale Bowl

New Haven, Conn. 70.896 Yankee Stadium

New York, N. Y.. 56,000 14,000

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*Called stadium unless otherwise classified; U is for University; Mem. for Memorial; Mun. for municipal.

Polo Records INTERNATIONAL POLO CUP SERIES ham Club, London, England, U. S. Army team won 1921 (Hurlingham, England) - America, 2

over British Army team, 8-4, 6-4. matches; England, o. America: 1, Louis E. Stod

U. S. POLO ASSOC. CHAMPIONSHIPS. dard; 2, T. Hitchcock, jr.; 3, J. Watson Webb; Back, D. Milburn. England: -1, Lieut. Col. H. A.

Open-(1927). Sands Point, 11; British India Tomkinson; 2, Major F. W. Barrett; 3, Lord Wode

Army, 7. (1928) Meadow Brook, 8; U. S. Army, 5. house; Back, Major Lockett.

(1929) Hurricanes, 11; Sands Point, 7. (1930) Hur1924 (Meadow Brook, L. I.)-United States, 2 ricanes, 6; Templeton, 5. (1931) Santa Paula (Ar. matches; England, 0. United States: 1, J. Watson

gentine), 11; Hurricanes, 8. (1932) Templeton, Webb; 2, Thomas Hitchcock, jr.; 3, Malcolm Stey.

16; Greentree, 3. (1933) Aurora, 14; Greentree, 11. enson; Back, Devereux Milburn. England: 1.

(1934) Templeton, 10; Aurora 7. (1935) GreenMajor T. W. Kirkwood; 2, Major F. B. Hurndall:

tree, 7; Aurora, 6. (1936) Greentree, 11; Temple3, Major E. G. Atkinson; Back, Lewis L. Lacey.

ton, 10. (1937) Old Westbury, 11; Greentree, 6. 1927 (Meadow Brook, L. I.)-America, 2 matches;

(1938) Old Westbury 16, Greentree 7. (1939) BostEngland, O. America: 1, Watson Webb; 2, Thomas

wick Field . 8; Greentree 7. (1940) Aknusti 5, Hitchcock, jr.: 3, Malcolm Stevenson; Back, Deve

Great Neck 4. (1941) Gulf Stream 10: Aknusti 6. reux Milburn. England: 1, Capt. R. George; 2,

Junior-(1927) U. S. Army, 13; Rumson, 11. Capt. J. P. Denning: 3, 6. T. I. Roark; Back,

(1928) Old Oaks, 12; U. S. Army, 8. (1929) Old Major E. G, Atkinson.

Aitken, 12; Mid West, 5. (1930) U. S. Army, 17;

7. (1931) Roslyn, 9; Alken 1928 (Meadow Brook, L. I.)-America won 2. Whippany River, matches; Argentina, 1. America (1st and 2nd Knights, 6. (1932) U. Š. Army, 11: Bahadur, 8. matches) i, W. A. Harriman; 2, Thomas Hitch-5: United States Army, 4. (1935) Alken Knights,

(1933) Aknust. 11; Aurora, 9. (1934) Burnt Mills, cock, jr.; 3. Malcolm Stevenson: Back, F, W. C.

13; Burnt Mills, 3. (1936) Hurricanes, 6; Meadow Guest. (3rd match) 1, Harriman; 2, E. A S. Hop

Brook Ramblers, 4. (1937) Santa Barbara, 12; ping: 3, Hitchcock; Back, Guest. Argentina (all matches) 1, Arturo Kenny; 2. Jack D. Nelson; 3, 5. (1939) changed to National 20 Goal Champion.

Narragansett, 7. (1938) Bostwick Field, 8: Aknusti John B. Miles; Back, Lewis L. Lacey.

ship-League of Nations 15; Hurricanes 9. (1940) 1930 (Meadow Brook, L. 1.)--America won 2] Great Neck 12; Bostwick Field 7. 1941 (title matches; England, none. America: 1. Eric Pedley; changed to 20 championship) Bostwick Field e; 2, E. A. S. Hopping: 3, Thomas Hitchcock, Jr.; Hurricanes 4. Back, Winston Guest England: 1, Gerald Balding; 2, Lewis Lacey; 3, Capt. C. T. I. Roark; Back, Military College, 713; Yale, 612.

Intercollegiate Championship (1928) Penn.

(1929) Harvard, Lieut. Humphrey Guinness.

6; Yale, 3. (1930) Yale, 11; Princeton. 0. (1931) 1936 (Hurlingham, England)--United States won Army, 6; Harvard' 5. (1932) 'Yale, 13; Harvard, s. 2 matches to o, by scores of '10-9 and 8-6. Line- (1933) Princeton, 10; Harvard, 9. (1934) Harvard, • ups: United States: 1, Eric Pedley: 2, Michael 12; Pennsylvania Military Academy, 2. (1935) Yale. Phipps; 3, Stewart Iglehart; Back, Winston Guest 12; Harvard, 0. (1936) Harvard, 8; U. S. Military England: 1, H. Hesketh Hughes; 2, Gerald Bald- Academy, 7; (1937) U. S. Military Academy, 10; ing; 3, Eric H. Tyrrell-Martin; Back, Capt. Hum- Cornell 6. (1938) Harvard, 7; Yale, 1. (1939) Yale, phrey P. Guinness.

12; Harvard 8. (1940) Yale 13; Princeton 1. 1939 (Meadow Brook, L. 1.)-America won 2 matches to 0, by scores of 11 to 7 and 9 to 4.

OTHER POLO RESULTS Line-ups: United States: 1, Michael Phipps; 2, Waterbury Cup Match-Gulf Stream 8; Aknusti 7. Thomas Hitchcock, Jr.; 3, S. B. Iglehart, back, 20 Goal Championship-Bostwick Field 9; HurW. F. C. Guest. England: 1, Robert Skene; 2, ricanes 4. Aidan Roark; 3, Gerald Balding; back, Eric 12 Goal Championship Pelicans 7; Pegasus 6. Tyrrell-Martin.

Intercollegiate Indoor Championship-Princeton International Military Title Cup Winner (cup 9; U. S. Military Academy 4. presented by Meadow Brook Club): (1923) at West- Mexico vs. United States Series, Mexico Citybury, N. Y., U. S. Army team won over British Tie, each nation winning two out of four games Army team, 10-7, 12-10, 10-3. (1925) at Hurling- ' played.

Amateur Wrestling in 1941
National A. A. U. Championships, New York 155 lbs.--Milton (Jim) Bennett, Navy.
City, March 28-29.

165 lbs.George Weems, Navy. 112 lbs. - Herbert Farrell, University of Indiana.

175 lbs.-Richard Di Battista, Pennsylvanla. 118 lbs.-- Joseph McDaniels, Pauls Valley. Okla.

Heavyweight-Lawrence Pickett, Yale. 123 lbs.-Harold Byrd, University of Oklahoma, Team-Princeton and Yale tied for first place 134 lbs.-Douglas Lee, Baltimore Y. M. C. A. with 21 points each.

145 lbs.--Christopher Soukas, Greek-American A.C.

National Collegiate A. A. Championships, Bethle158 lbs. -Homer Faucett. Wilmington, Ind. hem, Pa., March 21-22. 174 lbs.- Henry Wittenberg. West Side Y.M.C.A.

121 lbs.-M. Jennings, Michigan State, 191 lbs.-Gilbert Frei. New York A. C.

128 lbs.-B. Jennings, Michigan State. Heavyweight---Louis Maschi, Twenty-third Street 136 lbs.-A. Whitehurst, Oklahoma A. & M. Y. M. C. A.

145 lbs.-D. Arndt, Oklahoma A. & M. Team-*West Side Y. M. C. A., New York City.

155 lbs.-E. Van Bebber, Oklahoma A, & M.

165 lbs.--V. Smith, Oklahoma A. & M. Eastern Intercollegiate Championships, New York 175 lbs.-R. Di Battista, Pennsylvania. City, March 14-15.

Heavyweight-L. Levy, Minnesota. 121 lbs. Charles Ridenour, Penn State. 128 lbs.-- Robert Eberle, Princeton.

Western Conference, University of Minnesota 136 lbs. - Warren Taylor, Princeton.

won team championship with 22 points over Iowa 145 lbs.- Joseph Quinn, Lehigh.

second with 17. *Retained title.

Borican Wins National A. A. U. Pentathalon for 1941 John Borican of the Asbury Park A, C., won the faster than Borican. Bob Sovetts, also of the National A. A. U. pentathalon championship (Oct. Seton Hall A. A., ran the 200 meters in 0:21.4. & 19, 1941) in Elizabeth, N. J., by rolling up 3,244 national pentathalon record for the distance. points, compared with the American record of Sovetts also won the broad jump with 23 feet 29 3.304 which he set in 1938. The Negro runner took inches. Joshua Williamson of the Asbury Park third in the broad jump, tied for fifth in the A. C., won the javelin event with a toss of 183 javelin throw, tied for second in the 200-meter feet 1058 inches, and Eddie Styrna of the Unisprint, was third in the discus throw and second versity of New Hampshire took the discus throw in the 1.500-meter run. Danny Dorpe of Seton with a toss of 115 feet 18 inches. Williamson was Hall A. A., won the 1,500 in 4:19.6, three seconds second with 3,157; Styrna, 2,986; and Sovetts, 2,933.

Horseshoe Pitching Championships of 1941 Fernando Isais, Mexico City, Mexico, won the three-day tournament, averaging 82.9 per cent of 1941 world horseshoe pitching championship (Aug. ringers. Allen dropped his match to Isais by a 24. 1941) at Des Moines, Ia., by rallying to defeat 50 to 46 score to finish second with 21 victories the defending champion, Ted Allen, Boulder, Col. and two losses. Casey Jones, Waukesha, Wis., was Isais turned in 23 consecutive victories in the third with 20 victories and three defeats.

Yale-Harvard Regattas

The Yale-Harvard rowing contests were begun in won 28 races and Harvard 18. The record time for 1852 by six-oar crews without coxwains on a three- the New London course is 19 m. 51 45 sec. made by mile course on Lake Winnepesaukee, N. H., Har

Yale in 1934. The records of the crews since 1923 vard winning. The two colleges rowed their first

are given herewith; previous records for the varregatta with eight-oared boats with coxswains on

sity. freshmen and Junior Varsity crews will be

found in The World Almanac for 1936 on page 817. June 30, 1876 over a four-mile course on the

Yale-Harvard freshmen eights began their conConnecticut River at Springfield, Mass., Yale win

tests in 1899 on the Thames, Harvard winning. ning in 22 m. 2 sec. The course was changed to the course has been two miles except that in 1915 the Thames River at New London, Conn., in 1878. the freshmen rowed one and a half miles, and in

The race was omitted in 1917, but in 1918, a 1932 both races were at that distance also. The two-mile race was rowed on the Housatonic River, 1902 race was a dead heat. From 1899 to 1923 Derby, Conn., on June 1, which

Harvard won, time, inclusive the record was: Freshmen-Yale 9, Har10 m. 58 sec. From 1876 to 1923 inclusive Yale vard 13.

VARSITY EIGHTS (Four Miles)
Time

Time
Date
Won By

Date

Won By
Winner Loser

Winner Loser

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June 22, 1923.. Yale.
10 27 2-5 10 46 June 16, 1933.. Yale

12 06 2-5 12 26 2-5 June 20, 1924. Yale.

10 33
10 45 3-5 June 22, 1934.. Yale

9 47 3-5 9 51 June 19. 1925..Yale.

9 51 2-5 10 01
June 21, 1935. . Yale

9 46

9,46 2-5 June 25, 1926. Harvard 11 00 11 12 3-5 June 19, 1936. Harvard 11 01

11 05 June 24, 1927..Yale

9 18

9 22 2-5 June 25, 1937. Yale ..... 12 14 1-5 June 22, 1928. Yale

10 33
11 43
June 24, 1938.. Harvard 10 05

10 14 2-5 June 21, 1929.. Yale 11 07 11 09 3-5 June 23, 1939. Harvard 10 20

10 30 4-5 June 20, 1930.. Harvard. 11 02 4-5 11 17 3-5 June 21, 1940.. Harvard 11 53 12 39 June 19, 1931.. Yale.

10 25

10 35 3-5 June 14, 1941... Harvard. 9 51 2-5 10 01 4-5 June 24, 1932 Yale

*8 16 1-5 8 30 4-5
JUNIOR VARSITY EIGHTS (Two Miles)
Time

Time
Date
Won By

Date

Won By
Winner Loser

Winner Loser June 22, 1923, Yale. 10 10

10 28 2-5 June 16, 1933 Harvard 11 49 1-5 11 49 4-5 June 20, 1924. Yale

10 41
10 45 June 22, 1934 Yale.

9 40 1-5 948 3-5 June 19, 1925 Yale

9 50
10 02 June 21, 1935 Yale

9 56

9 56 2-5 June 25, 1926. Harvard 10 36 3-5 10 43 3-5 June 19. 1936. Yale

10 52 2-5 11 08 2-5 June 24, 1927. . Yale. 9 24 4-5 9 29 June 26, 1937 Yale

11 56 1-5 11 59 2-5 June 22, 1928. Yale

10 47

11 01 June 24, 1938 Harvard. 10 27 4-5 10 30 2-5 June 21, 1929 Yale

11 00
11 12 4-5 June 23, 1939. Harvard 9 35

9.39 June 20, 1930.. Harvard 11 07 1-5 11 10 3-5 June 21, 1940.. Harvard 11 33 3-5 11 41 1-5 June 19, 1931. Yale... 10 43

10 54 June 14, 1941... Harvard .. 10 06 4-5 10 10 3-5 June 24, 1932. Harvard *8 00 3-5 8 05 1-5

*One and a half miles. Past history, covering a period of 59 years, shows, it is said, that, over the Henley distance on still water on a perfectly calm day the speed of an eight-oared crew is limited to 17 ieet per second.

THE CHILDS CUP
Yr. Place
Winner Yr.

Place
Winner Yr. Place

Winner 1923. Schuylkill Columbia ||1930. Schuylkill. Columbia 1936. Harlem

Pean. 1924. Schuylkill

Pena.
1931. Carnegie Lake.. Columbia 1937. Schuylkill

Princeton 1925. Harlem

Penn. 1932

Harlem..

Penn.

1939 Carnegie Lake. Penn. 1926. Carnegie Lake.. Penn. 1933. Schuylkill. Princeton 1939 Harlem

Princeton 1927. Schuylkill. Princeton ||1934. Carnegie Lake.. Princeton 1940. Schuylkill. Columbia 1928. Carnegie Lake. . Columbia ||1935. Carnegie Lake.. Pena.

1941 Carnegie Lake.. Princeton 1929. Carnegie Lake.. I Columbia

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Intercollegiate Rowing at Poughkeepsie The leading American rowing colleges (except | resumed the four-mile course in 1925. The full Yale and Harvard) have sent eight-oared crews to results of the races from 1901 to 1935 inclusive will compete over the four-mile course on the Hudson be found in The World

Almanac for 1936 on page River at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., since 1895. Columbia 818. The regatta was omitted in 1933. won that year, defeating Cornell and Pennsylvania California established a record for the course in in that order. In 1896 Cornell defeated Harvard, 1939, 18 mins., 129's seconds for four miles. Pennsylvania and Columbia.

Freshman races were rowed over a two-mile In 1897 Cornell defeated Columbia and Pennsyl- course at Poughkeepsie from 1896 to 1916. the vania on July 2, after defeating Yale and Harvard winners being: 1896, Cornell; 1897, Cornell: 1898 at New London on June 25. The following year, (at Saratoga), Cornell; 1899, Cornell; 1900, Wiscon1898, the three-mile course on Lake Saratoga was sin; 1901, Pennsylvania; 1902, Cornell; 1903, Corused, Pennsylvania defeating Cornell, Wisconsin nell; 1904, Syracuse; 1905, Cornell; 1906, Syracuse; and Columbia. In 1899 the crews returned to 1907, Wisconsin; 1908, Cornell; 1909, Cornell; 1910, Poughkeepsie. Pennsylvania won that year, and Cornell; 1911, Columbia; 1912, Cornell; 1913, subsequent winners were: 1900, Pennsylvania; 1901, Cornell 1914, Cornell; 1915, Syracuse: 1916, Cor. Corneli; 1902, Cornell; 1903, Cornell; 1904, Syra- nell. They rowed at Lake Cayuga in 1920 Cornell cuse: 1905, Cornell; 1906, Cornell; 1907, Cornell; winning, and returned with the varsities to the 1908, Syracuse; 1909, Cornell; 1910, Cornell; 1911, Hudson in 1921 when Cornell won. Cornell; 1912, Cornell; 1913, Syracuse; 1914, Co- The Junior varsities first rowed at Poughkeepsie lumbia; 1915, Cornell; 1916, Syracuse.

on the two-mile course in 1914, Cornell winning. In Racing was dropped during the war years and 1915 Cornell won and in 1916 Syracuse. The race was resumed by four crews over a two-mile course was rowed on Lake Cayuga in 1920, Cornell winon Lake Cayuga, Ithaca, N. Y.,, on June 19, 1920, ning. In 1926 the course was lengthened to three when Syracuse won in 11 m. 23's sec. The colleges miles. again returned to Poughkeepsie in 1921 and for The results of the regattas at Poughkeepsie since four years rowed over a three-mile course, but 1923 (the regatta was omitted in 1933) are:

UNIVERSITY EIGHT-OAR CREWS; POUGHKEEPSIE, COURSE FOUR MILES
Year
Winner
Second
Third
Fourth

Fifth

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1923, June 28. Wash., 14.03 1-5 Navy, 14.07 2-5 Col'bia, 14.15 4-5 Byracuse

Cornell 1924, June 17. Wash., 15.02 Wise'n, 15.09 2-3 Cornell, 15.15 3-5 Pen'via, 15.23 3-5 S'acuse, 15.25 1925, June 22. Navy, 19.24 4-5 Wash., 1928 Wisc'n, 19.58 Pen'via, 19.59 Cornell, 20.04 1926, June 28. Wash., 19.28 3-5 Navy. 19.29 3-5 S'acuse, 19.53 4-5 Pen'via 20.03 4-5 Col'bis 20.05 1-5 1927, June 29. Col'bia., 20.57 Wash.. 20.59 3-5 Calif., 21.12 2-5 Navy. 21.21 1-5 Cornell, 21.23 1828. June 19. Calif., 18.35 4-5 Col'bia, 18.38 Wash., 18.46 Cornell, 19.01 Navy, 19.10 1929, June 24. Col'bia, 22.58 Wash., 23.08 4-5 Pen'via, 23.41 2-5 Navy, 23.58 4-5 Wise'n, 24.09 2-5 1930, June 26. Cornell, 21.42 S'acuse, 21.54 4-5 M.I.T., 21.19 Calli., 22.24 4-5 Colbia. 22.33 2-5 1931, June 16. Navy, 18.54 1-5 Cornell, 18.59 Wash., 19.00 3-5 Calli., 19.11 4-5 S'acuse, 19.19 4-5 1932, June 20. Calif., 19.55 Cornell, 20.05 Wash., 20.14 1-5 Navy, 20.19 4-5 Syrac., 20.24 2-5 1934, June 16. Calif.. 19.44 Wash., 19.48 4-5 Navy. 19.50 2-5 Cornell, 19.58 2-5 Penn., 19.59. 1935, June 18. Calif., 18.52 Cornell 18.52 3-5 Wash. 19.00 4-5 Navy, 19.02 4-5 S'acuse, 19.09 1-5 1936, June 22. Wash., 19.09 3-5 Calli ...19.13 2-5 Navy .. 19.16 4-5 Col'bia. 19.27 1-5 Cornell 19.34 3-5 1937, June 22. Wash., 18:33 3-5 Navy, 18.47 1-5 Cornell, 18.56 2-5 Syrac..18.57 1-5 Calil., 19.03 4-5 1938, June 27. Navy, 18.19 Calii.

18.20 1-5 Wash., 18.25 2-5 Col'bia. 18.27 Wisc., 18.34 1939, June 17. Calif., 18.12 3-5 Wash.. 18.14 Navy, 18.22 4-5 Cornell 18.31 3-5 Syrac, 18.34 2-5 1940, June 18. Wash.. 22.42 Cornell 22.45 3-5 S'acuse, 22.57 Navy, 23.02 Calir. 23.17 1941, June 25. Wa3h., 18:53 3 Calif., 19.02 3 Cornell, 19.14 6 S'acuse, 19.18 9 Princʻn, 19.23 4

In 1936, Pennsylvania (19.37) was sixth; Syracuse (19.3712) seventh.
In 1937, Columbia (19.20 2-5) was sixth; Wisconsin (19.24 3-5) seventh.
In 1938, Cornell (18:38 4-5) was sixth: Syracuse (18:40 1-5) seventh.
In 1939, Wisconsin (18:40 2-5) was sixth; Columbia (18.50) seventh.
In 1940, Columbia (24.02) was sixth; Wisconsin (24.06) seventh; Princeton (24.09) eighth.

In 1941, Wisconsin (19:29.4) was sixth; Rutgers (19:29.8) seventh; M. 1. T. (19:32.8) eighth:
Columbia (19:35.5) ninth.
FRESHMEN EIGHTS: course two miles

JUNIOR EIGHTS: course four miles
Year
Winner
Second
Winner

Second 1923, June 28. Cornell.. 9.27 4-5 Wash'ton.. 9.28 Syracuse.. 9.50 Cornell.. 9.53 1924, June 17. Pennsylv'a 10.22 3-5 Cornell.

Pennsyl'a. 10.36 2-5 Wash'ton. 10.43 1925, June 22.

Syracuse

9.59

Penn'via. 10.04 Wash. 10.26 Cornell. 10.31 1926, June 28. Colunibia. 11.28 3-5 Calli. 11,48 2-5 Wash. 15.40 1-5 Penn'via.. 15.46 1-5 1927, June 29,

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9.45 S'acuse. 9.50 1-5 Wash... 15,12 4-5 Col'bia.. 15,23 4-5 1928, June 19.

Navy
9.42 Cornell 9.49

14.18 1-5 Cornell... 14.18 3-5 1929, June 24. Syracuse 10.23 3-5 Calir,

10.33 3-5 Cornell. 15.21 1-5 Col'bia... 15.24 1930, June 26. Syracuse 11.18 1-5 Cornell. 11.25 4-5 Cornell 16.39 Wash'ton., 17.01 1931, June 16.

Wash. 9.49 4-5 Cornell. 9.53 4-5 Syracuse.. 14.29 3-5 California. . 14.33 3-5 1932, June 20. Syracuse 10.59

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1105 4-5 Syracuse. . 15.41 Callfornia. . 15.45 1-5 1934, June 16. Wash 10.50 S'acuse. 11.08 1-5 Syracuse.. 15.40 3-5 Navy 15.41 4-5 1935, June 18. Wash 10.29 Calif.

10.41 2-5 Wash. 14.58 4-5 Navy 15.04 4-5 1936. June 22. Wash 10.19 3-5 Calil

10.23 2-5 Wash 14.42 1-5 Navy 14.53 3-5 1937, June 23. Wash

9.15 2-5 Calir.
9.20 2-5 Wash.. 13.44

13.55 3-5 1938, June 27. California 9.30 2-5 Wash. 9.31 2-5 Wash.. 13.49 1-5 California. . 13.50 2-5 1939, June 17. Wash

9.31 Colo..

9.32 3-5 Syracu 13.56 3-5 Wash'ton.. 13.57 2-5 1940. June 18. Cornell 10.55 1-5 Princeton.. 11.02 3-5 Wash.. 18.07 1-5 Navy 18.23 1941, June 25, Cornell 9.57 7 Wiscon. 10.03.4 Calif. 14.40.4 Wash'ton.. 14.45.7

In the 1941 Freshman race Syracuse was third, Princeton fourth, M. I. T. fifth, Columbia sixth, In the 1941 Junior Eights race Cornell was third, Columbia fourth. *Course record. Freshman record, Cornell, 1909, 9.11's.

Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race-414 Miles (Recapitulation: Victories, Cambridge 48, Oxford 42, dead heat 1. Best time since inauguration of races in 1841 is 18.03, made in 1934. For races back to 1841 see 1936 Almanac, page 819.) Yr. Date Winner Time Yr. Date Winner Time

Yr. Da te Woner Time 1907 Mar. 23 Cambridge 20.26 1921 Mar. 30 Cambridge 19.44 1931 Mar. 21 Cambridge 19.26 1908 April 4 Cambridge 19.20 1922 April ! Cambridge 19.27 1932 Mar. 19 Cambridge 19.11 1909 Mar. 27 Oxford..... 19.50 1923 Mar 24 Oxford... 20.54 1933 April 1 Cambridge 20.57 1910 Mar. 23 Oxford. 20.14 1924 April. 5 Cambridge 18.41 1934 Mar. 17 Cambridge 18.03 1911 April 1 Oxford 18.29 1925 Mar. 28 Cambridge 21.50 1935 April 6 Cambridge 19.48 1912 April 1 Oxford 22.05 1926 Mar 27 Cambridge 19.29 1936 April 4 Cambridge 21.06 1913 Mar. 13 Oxford 20.53 1927 April 2 Cambridge 20.14 1937 Mar 24 Oxford.. 22.39 1914 Mar. 28 Cambridge 20.23 1928 Mar. 3 Cambridge 20.25 1938 April 2 Oxford 20.30 1915-19 No races account war 1929 Mar. 23 Cambridge 19.24 1939 April 1 Cainbridge 19.03 1920) Mar. 27|Cambridge 21.11 1930 April 12 Cambridge 19.09 11940 Mar. 2 Cambridge *9.28

*Distance 112 miles on account of war and not counted in the record. 1941--no race account of war.

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