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TULSA DAILY WORLD, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31, 15)22
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Wl 11 ill 11 US
H. P. Whitney's Stable
Annexes S econdHonors;
Sam Hildreth a Wizard
Sinclair's Trainer Puts Rancocas
Top Without Winning One of
Year's Big Purses.
BALTIMORE, Doc. 30. Samuel C. Hildreth hns put the
Ritncocas stable of Harry F. Sinclair on top in the horsemen's
ii.ee for money winninir honors for the second rnnnim spo.
,-m.i. With 29 horses, Hildreth
ol eastern racing that began'
and finished there on the SOth of November, a matter of
f:MO 000. T ie contender was the stable of Harry Payne
mtney with earnings of $224,900.
WlUtney Took the Lead.
TI h success of Wmskaway. win
ter of the Kentucky sperial pur.it of
I!.' 550, and Goshawk, victor In rc-ir-w.tls
of the Oroat Ameriran ami
K.'.itnga Special Ftnke.-i in July and
August, gave tho AVhitney stable the
, lg" at tho beginning of Septem
1, , But, an in 1921, the Ranout .is
i')le finished strong, and nosed its
form.dablo rival out.
Tho consummate skill of Hildreth i
tv.ii demonstrated' by his landing ' uv4,,f e i i
', Rancocas Htabio on top without -Ueleat or Carpentier by
v isning any of the season's spti-; Siki Wn? Yonv'ci TCifr
, .a s of great value. The Lawrence , oml d i tdl 8 151g-
realiaton of $ 2 1,4 00, won by Kai
j.ng, was tile biggest any animal of
ie establishment accounted for. The
5..-n of Tho Finn which, in tlio Law
rence realization, bent Bunting and
Ttorkmlnlster, in 1:42 2-5, could not
be got ready for either the Withers
or Belmont renewal or tho Kentucky
special Inaugural.
Zev Hns Hnrd Luck.
Zev, tho smartest 2-year-old of
the Rancocas stable, failed in the I
Hopeful renewal, 'which paid $3S,95oj
to Dunlin, the winner, bueause he i
ould not give that clever son of
Kair Play 15 pounds. But he ran
Dunlin to half a length, and beat
tjoshawk. Cartoonist, Enchantment
and Wilderness. In the Belmont
park futurity, Zov was unexpectedly
beaten by that surprisingly fast
young mare, Sally's Alley, but he
lieat Wildcrhess, Cyclops, Blossom
Time, Goshawk and Martingale.
An opportunity to competo for
either on the equal divisions of the
550,000 Maryland Futurity purse
was denied Zev. Ho suffered an In
jury in tho Belmont Bark Futurity
renewal that mado training him
afterward dangerous. Ono division
of the Maryland Futurity purse was
won by Sally's Alley, the other by
Blossom Time. Martingale defeated
Sally's Alley In tho run-oiff.
Hlldrpth'a biggest money earner
was Jiad 'Hatter. The amateur
harullcappers had. at tho end of the
season of 1921, thrown Mad Hatter
Into tho racing discards. The son of
Fair play was fit only for stud service
Winning fivo races, finishing second
nine tlme and third twlce, this il
lustrious "has been" earned $44,250,
to Kal Sang, 127,847, Grey Lang,
J2C.S37. Llttlo Chief $24,605,
Edict's $23;550, Knobbio's J 17,982
and Sweep $13,092. 1'urchaso did
not come back -s Hildreth hoped
last winter ho might. Neither did
Luculllte.
Mad Huttcr In Form.
Mad Hatter, as much an iron
horse us Exterminator, himself, in
p;.te of the harsh thinga that are1
i-.ud of him by tho unthoughtf ul who
r member only his failures when ho
U backed at unjustifiably short
prices, and forget his many splendid
performances under weight, was
never better than he was last sea-!
son. After winning the' Kings county
handicap at Jamaica he shouldered
1J9 pounds and whipped n smart
tflolii in tho Metropolitan, at Belmont
jurk. At Saratoga ho won the
Champlaln nnd had Exterminator
humping to beat him a neck In his
(Old Bones) fourth Saratoga cup.
Better than ever at Belmont park on
September 6, he galloped two miles
in tho Jockey club gold cup renewal
.a front of Edward R. BraUloy's
grsit 4-ycar-old mare. Bit of White
in 3:22 2-5.
Hildreth's subtlest skill wan shown
In tho handling of Grey Lag, tho
3-year-old champion of 1921. Star
Shoot handicapped Grey Lag with
ftielly feet. The British stallion
treated most of his sona and daugh
ters that way. Grey Lag has a ivny
of throwing shoes off working und
racing. Tho walls of his hoof's
won't hold nails. Grey Lag discard
ed one plato working at Churchill
Downs in May, 1921, tor tho Ken
tucky derby renewal. Behavo Your
self won. That was why ho did not
roo with Behave Yourself, Black
Servant, Tryster and Prudery.
Grey Lags did not look anything
hke a fair racing proposition at tho
beginning at tho season. Neverthe
less, this past master of tho art of
naking tho lamo and decrepit look
g. at got tho son of Star Shoot to the
I" at Xiolmont park in Juno in such
i'"Jlton ho breezed n mile In 1:36
tut, in front of the formidable Frl
s i e. Grey Lag was beaten in the
l::-ooklyn handicap, tho 1921 renewal
of which he won in fast time, but
Exterminator outlucked him. He
urned tho tables on Exterminator in
the Saratqpa handicap renewal
htch ho won In 2:03 4-5.
Had Good Jockeys.
L.ttlo Chief was hardly first class,
hsi he looked mighty good at Sara-
-a when ho was beating Kai sans
in r newals of tho Saranac handicap
and Travers staked and at Belmont
rk in September, when he licked
Thunderclap, Brainstorm and Ga
'iitman in tho Manhattan handicap
' ival.
Hildreth had tho aid of rirst-clasi
.:' keys, Sande and Fator wero
1 ut the most skillful riders about.
' H it was his foresight that brought
' unusual talents of those young
" n into the service of tho Ranco-
stable. Other estamisnmenis
v. i . i i . . , i . ftiii.ni v. I..
a -hrewd nn,l forward looking trtlin-
- .
ha
f .nd
a i next season. Also, he win
tuve the pIck of 50-odd homebred
trhnss of winning families, with
J -ar-olds of high promise In Zev,
H Bud Lernor, Edict, Whirl-
w td. and, possibly, great 4.year.oW
m Kal-Sang and Little Chief. His
J" nr Tlnwn lha AMar ThnmflH -T.
llffltftV tTAH.it 1trrtTV-wn 11 If tt V
- - - aj t V4i f JT till
Snene. William KarrtcK. Will:
' l"th Euircna Wnvland. ete Will
He leaves ns llttlo as may bp i " ' n",",op,.d otf with a fine w
ance. torv, a campaign which had been dlyihal
Ida nnd Fntnr will lis with Hll- ' .nd full of failure. The Princeton eight
to keep r, v ng or he will be.it
t" In out once moro.
oil
won through the eight months
at Bowie on the -1st of Anvil '
4 BOXING CROWN
ARE LOST IN 1922,
BUFF LOSING PAIR
est Sensation
Four
champions wero soparaied
lelr titles during a rather
from their
tempestuoua yoar In boxing, Johnny
Buff being a victim of two major
operations. The reigning sensation,
however, was the stunning knockout
of Georges Carpenter by Battling
Siki, a half savage from Senegal,
in a bout for the
world's light j
heavyweight championship. Tho so
called "orchid man" us a 10-to-l
shot before tho bout, but Siki led
oil tho way after the second round
and scorod a clean knockout in the
sixth.
Charges nnd counter charges were
aired after tho affair, each accusing
tho other of foul tactics. Only a
short time ago tho Senegalese, sus
pended and deprived of his title by
tho French authorities for unbecom
ing conduct, gavo out a statement
to tho effect that tno bout- was
framed, Tho question of a return
fight is being considered.
This was only one of many bouts
in whljh form turned handsprings.
A case In point was tho Mickey
Walker-Jack Britton fight, in which
tho welterweight titlo changed
hands. Britton was nn oddson fa
vorite until a short timo beforo tho
men entered tho ring, when the bet
ting shifted suddenly to Walker.
Wrilkcr Wins JCnslly.
Because of this, the Now. York
stato athletic commission called off
all bets, an unprecedented action oo
far as modern pugilism la concerned.
Walker easily earned tho decision,
buffeting Britton all over the ring
during the last nine rounds. '
At tho start of the year Buff was
the proud owner of tho world's ban
tamweight and tho American fly
weight tltlns, nnd at tho cud ho owns
neither. Joo Lynch deprived him ot
tho buntamwelght belt by scoring a
knockout In tho thirteenth round,
and a llttlo brown man from the
rico paddles of tho Philippines sub
sequently came along to flatten Buff
for tho long count in tho tonth round
thus acquiring tho flyweight title
Tho llttlo brown man was I'ancho
Villa, unknown nnd unsung 12
months before.
Tunnoy Succumbs.
Another dethroned champion was
Geno Tunney. In an unguarded mo
ment Geno allowed himself to bo
inveigled into a match with Hariyl.
Urco, wim tne American ubih
heavyweight titlo at stake, nnd Greb
flailed his way to an easy victory nt
tho end ot 15 rounds. At the end
Tunney's faco had been reduced to
human hamburger.
Jack Dempsey signed an agree
ment to meet Harry Wills for the
heavyweight titlo nt tho insistence
of tho New York state athletic com
mission, but nothing has come of it.
The commission Jiad set a precedent
In this rospoct by suspending John
ny KUbnno nnd Johnny Wilson for
failure to accept challenges for thoir
respective feathorwelght and mid
dleweight titles. Both ehnmplon
shlps wero declared vacated, but this
decision was not accopted In othor
states.
Leonard Artlc.
Benny Leonard had his most ac
tive yoar since falling heir to tho
lightweight crown. This he defended
successfully against Rocky Knnsas,
Ever Hammur nd Lew Tendler, the
last-named collaborating in tha
greatest lightweight attraction since
dons first met Nelson. At the end
of 12 no-decislon rounds Leonard
was' awarded iho unofflo.al verdict
by a groat majority of the critics,
although Tondler had tha champion
In dlstresH In the eighth round. A
crowd of nearly eighty thousand
witnessed the bout, the greatest
turnout since, the memorable affair
between Pempsey and Carpentier.
Rowing
Ilowlnir enjoyed reraarkslil ""'"'
19J2. It wa a gr-t year for the port
not only In the collK. ,mone.
clubs ot the National A u oc 1 a 1 1 o re o f A
, Oar.mn a woll. The outstanding
' . .. . -1 . V. - V.v.
academy
which once more won tha ohamplonahlp
at he X'ouBhkeepaie- reg.tW. One ot the
big aenj&tlona In that c ompetltlon waa
ond to the navy and rc-feeted ao much
rr.rtit on tho coachlnff o( Kdwln Leader
. . . ... ana.iMl hv Yale.
In tho Harvard-Vale raco M New W
.. h- vii fiffflin acorvn i
, "-mon won b0.-h lirvit-d
. fV.lut i'..a?Mt t&ri."""
i Th, b,t auller of the year was Walter
jjoover of Duluth. He "Jf;
'land an4 v-n the Df' X?lhtYMl
uo;rt,hVhi"r.Wto
tXm,wh5?S made hlmP the we.ld cham.
ttt.'.nal ll'l.b nn'tllO PchUJ lUllI atr IQ the
K ItSOn 'T '
hv l'aul C'
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r'.ub enJ'ivcl
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i sr. at r eal a "i 1,16 lu
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100 OF LEADING
GOLFERS ENTER
TEXAS TOURNEY
San Antonio Purse $6,000
Attracts Stars From
All Over Country
By JACK O'BRIEN,
I. N, fl. Special Correspondent.
SAN ANTONIO, TJxaa, Doc, 30.
Moro than otio hundred golf nota
bles already have announced tholr
Toxns Open Golf Championship tour
nnmont for a purse of 16,000 to be
played off on the municipal links
J0""1" f6-,26,
ti
unit
tournev will bo
Btngod in u
t numljer of southern cities, where
! VSSToo'o 5S5cregSinnntPu",x,ClthS
! midwinter nocuson.
llkr Prize. Offered.
Ran Antonio's $0,000 purse eclipses
i any prize ovor hung up for a
j golf tourney. The local followeis
of tho gamo havo divided the, purse
money into 30 plucos another do
paiturc, usually in are given with
tho champion taking down $1,600,
'second place $800 and third, $500.
First prizo monoy also eiuals as
much us is given for all 10 nlucos in
the National Open championship and
exceeds by $C00 tho amount glvon
tho winner of tho National Profes
sional title tilt. Even tho man who
takes thirteenth place wins $50.
Last Fobruary Sail Antonio staged
a $5,000 tournanidnt. Several cities
slnco that time have duplicated that
i tt,tii au it. ui
J individuality t!i
fet 'J'0,0,0 'nort
ieat, so in onier to maintain un
e San Antonlami ndd-
moro to their last purse.
Bob McDonald, tho bonnv Scot of
Bob-o-Llnk, Chicago, won the first
Texas Open championship last Feb
ruary. Cyril Walker, of Knglnwood,
N. J., enmo second one stroke be
hind McDonald with 2S2.
Moro than ten thouaanl dollars
has been spent in rearranging und
rftpniiBf flint I nt- tVw. r,l1,.iln ul, yi.i tta
)aat tournament. A new $40,000
ciuu nouKo is now under construe
il on nnd Probably will bo ready for
tho use ot the visiting golfers
Course Is Sporty.
No fees aro charged to play on the
municipal links In v-ai Antonio, The
leading professionals, including
Oene Snrnzen. Jim Barnes. Jyck
Hutchison, Bob McDonald nnd
score's of others who havo played
tho course declare it is tho sportiest
municipal, courso in th United
States. Tourists aro permitted to
take advantago of the free golf at
tho expense of the city, which maln
tai is tho course.
Following nre tho winter tourna
ment dates, cltlos which are to stago
them and amounts of the purses:
San Antonio, Janunry 25, 26, 27,
$6,000. '
Houston, Texas, February 2 and 3,
$1,800.
Beaumont, Texas, February 6 and
7, $1,000.
Shreveport, La,, February 10 and
11. $1,500.
New Orleahs, La., February 16, 16
nnd 17. $3,000.
Mobile, Ala., February 19 and' 20,
$1,000.
Macon, Ga., February 22 and 23,
$1,000.
Augusta, Ga February 27 and 28,
$1,000.'
St. Augustine, Fla., March 2 nnd
3, $1,000.
Dolnnd, Fla., March 9 and 10,
$1,000.
Bcllairc, Fla., March 16 and 17,
$1,000.
Ashovlllc. N. C, March 23, 24,
$1,000.
Plnehurst, N. C., March 29, 30 and
31, $2,000.
White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.,
April 6, and 7. $1,000.' '
It is probable that Corpus Christ!
and Del Rio will be added to th.e
tournament cities, ndding $2,000 to
the above amount. In addition other
tournaments may be arranged in
other parts of tho south whlleMho
golfers are on route.
Weismuller and
Gertrude Ederle
Swimming Champs
Johnny Weismulfor, of Chicago,
and Gertrude Ederle, of Now York,
mado swimming history during the
late soason. Weismuller, who came
to bo known as the Human Fish
introduced a new chool ot speed
swimming In tho use of tho eight
beat trudgcon crawl and established
world's nnd American records near
ly every time he started. The most
notewarthy of his performances
which marked him as tha greatest
swimmer in the history of man, fol
lows: '
On hundred yards, 62 3-6 sec
onds: 100 meters, 58 3-5 seconds:
200 motors, 2:18 1-5 220 yard, 2:19
1-6; 440 yards, 5:07 3-5; 500 yards
6:52.
In all Weismuller established up
ward of thirty records in a slnglo
season of competition.
Miss Udono was unknown outside
of New York untiblato in May. when
she surprised everyone by Hwlmmlng
the throo-mlle international ocean
swim from a field that included Mist
Hilda James, champion of England.
Thenceforth sho was unbeatable nnd
iuo ,IVL,t..',l iA niv iviiu iiih lOVUIUB.
Two hundred yards, 2:36 3-5; 220
yard. S:46 1-5; 300 yards. 3:58 2-5;
400 yards, 5:22 2-5; 400 meter, 5:53
il-5; 40 yards. 8:54 3-5; 600 yards,
6:45 1-5.
The swimming of 100 yards in 1:06
1-5 by Miss Eleanor Smith was a
startling performnnro, nnd the con
sistency of Miftt Helen Wnlnwrlght
throughout tho season was com
mendable. Honors in tho national team cham
pionship and the 400-yard relay
went to the Illinois A. C. with Welss
mullor taking the leading role nnd
tho New York A. C. captured the
water polo title.
Skating and Hockey
Ot tha great
fields that estertx! the
vartoua skating
championship!, William
StelnmtU and Art Staff wwa pro-eminent.
BtelntnctV having a cleer lead over the
amaieura and 8tnff over tho prufeaal'initlB
fitelnmeti, however, was challengod by
ruiy MrWhlrter, wlio won tha national
outdoor title only to lose international
honors to h! rhal Joe M'ore nf ;w York
wnn ihe inrornatlnnal Indoor and tho
taii.i3i0 ,,ut,i.,p t but n" red a
' 1 1 s f mil, 'n t v , a n
Tha Weatn.lnls'er team of lloaton was
g. r gn 4 as t e bi-m cf tl
' c t i i t rig
tno c i."gi taa ului tr-.y caubiltuvd.
French Featherweight May Knock
Crown Off Kilbane's Gray Brow
AMERICAN RECORDS IN 1922
AVIATION
Speed (1 kilometer) Brig. Gen.
William Mitchell, In n Curtiss army
racer, nt Mount Clumcns, Mich., Oc
tober IS; 224. SS miles per hour.
Hpccd (250 kilometers, closed cir
cuit) Llout. It. L. Maugham, in a
Curtiss army rarer, at Mount Cle
mens, Mich., .October 14; 205.8 per
hour.
Duration LloutH. Oakley Kelly
nnd John A. Mncrendy, in a Fokkor
Llbcrty (T-2), nt Ban Diego, Cal ,
October 6-6. Total time, 36 hours,
18 minutes, 30 seconds.
Nonstop Lleuts. Oakley Kelly and
John A. Macrendy, In a Fokkiy-Ltb-orty
(T-2), from San'Dlego, Cal., to
Indianapolis, Ind., November 14;
2,060 miles.
AUTOMOBILE RACING
Competitive (speedway records,
nonstock), 100 miles, 52 mlnutos,
1.83 seconds, mado by Jimmy Mur
phy, driving a Duesonborg car, at
Santa Rosa, Cal., May 7; 60, miles,
25 minutes, 49.72 heconds. mado by
Frojik Elliot, driving u Leach car,
at Santa Rosa, Cul., August C; 300
miles, 2 hours, 46 minutes, 62.96
seconds, mado by Tommy Milton,
driving a Leach car, at Kansas City,
Mo., Sopt. 17; 250 mile, -2 hour, 10
minutes 63.10 seconds, made by Jim
my Murphy, driving a Durnnt car, at
Los Angeloi-, Cal., Dec 2.
CYCLING
Professional
Track (competitive) : Ton miles.
10:25 2-5, mado by Alfred Goullot, nt
Newark.
Amateur
Rond (unpaced) Quarter mllo,
0:32 1-5, mado by Anthony Beck
man and Georgo Monzer; three miles
7:13, made by Anthony Beckman.
Road (competitive) One-wnrtor
mile, 0:29 2-5. made by Bertell W.
King; 25 miles, 1:00 3r5; made by
Anthony Beckman; 60 mile. 2:41:30,
mado by Anthony Beckman; 100
miles, 4:36:30, made by Monroe No
len. Track (outdoors, competitive)
Ono mile, 1:65. mado by Roy Mo
beck, nt Newark.
Track (flat floor, competitive)
Three-quarters of a mile. 1:35 3-5,
made by Ignatius Gronkowskl, nt
Buffalo, 11-2 miles, 3:15 1-R, mads,
by Ignatius Gronkowskl, at Buffalo.
TROTTING
Ono mlo (In harnom) 1:56 3-4,
Potor Manning, b. g. (6 years), by
Azoft, at Lexington, Ky., Oct. 4;
driven by Thomas W. Murphy.
RACING
Two and one. half mile 3:49. Ra
dio, in Latonla cup race, at Latonlu,
Ky Nov. 4.
FLY CASTING
Surf 463 feet. 11 inches. Harold
G. Lentz, Anglers' club, Ocean City.
N. J., single cast, four-ounce lead, at
Dover Fishing club tourney, May 7,
at Falrmount park, Philadelphia,
Bait and fly Five-eighths ounc
fisherman's plug dlManco event,
203.4 feet; 5 3-l-ounce fly rod event,
115 feat; 4 3-4 -ounce rod, iuS.lu
ftet; salmon rod, 140 feet, George
Chaw, at national tournament,
Cleveland, Ohio, September 1 to t.
Quarter and half-ounce fulti, aver
age from five casts, 250 feet 9 1-S
inchs; longest caM. 71 feet 10
inches, if red AmroaToet of Akron,
Ohio, at Cleveland, Ohio, September
1 to 4.
CHESS
Simultaneous nlay. National A.
C Montreal Frank J. Marshall
played against 155 opponents, win
ning 126. drawing 21, losing 6; Jose
R. Cnpablanca, Cleveland A. C,
played against 193 opponents, win
ning 102 and drawing 1.
TRAP SHOOTING
ytralght shooting (amateur), 623
tafgeu, Homor-Clark, 200 at Wis
consln Btate shoot, 300 at Kentucky
state shoot, 23 at Great lakes zone.
623 In successive shoots; Boyd Dun
can, 396, Including 60 pairs, Arkan
sis stato shoot. Professional (four
davg' shoot). Fred Tornlln, Oia.n
br.ro. N. J., r.95 o'lt of 600, 150 out
of 160 fir day, 157 out of 160 sec
ond day ;oq stiaight. third day. 79
out of 80 fourth rta Amot, ur rec
ord of. of 6n ' In '"ir do i by
Frank TrvJi of ancouv r at Lo
Eugene Criqiii,
tetuationel
French
featherweight,
may get the
firti chance to
knack the
feather croxen
from the gray
lochs of Champ
Johnny
Kilbane,
Cleveland's
aged ttar.
Criqui ii taid
to have
accepted Tom
O'ltourke't
offi'y for a bout
to be ttaged
ncjrt summer.
Criqui packt
a mean
xcallop.
So doet
Kilbane.
So help
yourself '.
Angole". Thrco days' shoot (ama-
j C00. nt Lob AiitfeleM, Orenles tnvnr-
nges, Frank Troch of Vancouver
(nmntour), 9.S3S on 6. 260 targets,
Phil Mlllor ot Dallas, Texas, and A.
IS. Harris of Louisville, Ky , 98 or
better.
TRACK AND FIELD
Sixty yards (Indoors): 6 2-5 sec
onds, by Loren Murchlson, Illinois
A. C, and Harold U. Lever. Univer
sity of Pennsylvania, nt 174th arm
ors', Buffalo, N. Y., Februnry 11. By
Loren Murchlson, nt New York, Feb
runry 1,
Thrco hundred yards (Indoors):
31 1-3 seconds, by Allan Woodrlng,
Syracuse university, at 174ih armory,
Buffalo, N. Y, Fcnrunry 11.
Seventy-flvo yards hurdles (out
door: 9 4-10 seconds, 1iy Earl
Thompson, Dartmouth college, at
South field. New York, May 13.
Ono thousand yards (Indoors);
2:13 2-5, by Harold C. Cutblll. Bos
ton A. A., nt 174th armory, Buffalo,
N. Y February 11,
Medley relay (outdoors, 440, 880,
three-quarter mllo und ono mile):
10:15 4-5, by Ponn Stato crtllcgo (D.
B. Taylor), Allan Relffrlch. John
Enck and Larry M. Shields), at ytnte
college, Pennsylvania, May 13.
Twc-milo relay (Indoors): 7:55
1- 5, by University of Pennsylvania
(Larry Brown, Georgo Meredith,
hn Holden and E. W. McMullcn),
Twenty-second rcglmont urmory,
'w York, March 11,
Polo vault (Indoors):1 12 feet
8 1-4 Inches, by Edwin B. Myers,
Chicago, A. A., at 131st Infantry arm
ory, Chicago, March 11.
Tlireo thousand motors (Indoors):
8:31 2-5, by Joio W. Rny. Illinois A.
C. , at Thirteenth regiment armory,
Now York, February 18,
3.000 meter walk (Indoors): 12:5,
by William Plant, Momlngslde A. C,
Now York nt Thirteenth armory at
New York, February 18.
Two-mile relay (outdoors): 7:49
2- 5, by University of Pennsylvania
(Georgo Meredith, John Heldon, K.
W. McMullen and Larry A. Brown),
nt Franklin field, Philadelphia, April
29.
Running high jump (Indoors): 6
feet 4 3-4 inches, by John L. Mur
phy, Notro Dnmo university, nt Mad
tson Square Garden, Now York.
February 1.
Ono hundred and fifty yards (In
doors): 14 3-5 seconds, by Robert
McAllister, unattached, New York,
at Hlxty-nlnth regiment armory.
New York. Fobruary 22.
Ono and one-qunrtcr mllos (In
doors): 5:33 3-5 by J"ln Ry, Illi
nois A. C., at New York. Fobru
ary 13.
Ono and one-hnlf miles (Indoors):
6:42 3-6. by Join W. Ray. Illinois A-
, C, at Madison Square Garden, Now
xorK. Kourunry 1.
Standing hop, step nnd Jump (In
doors): 31 feet 1 Inch, by Thomas
T. Hosklns, Chicago A. A , at 1 31t
infantry armory, at Chicago, March
10.
Throwing tho diecus (Junior, scho.
lnstlc. feet 2 l-2-Inh circle): 181
feet by Clarence Houeer, Oxnard
high sohool, at Carpontlna, Cal.,
Mwrch 25.
Throwing tho dlscuB (Junior schn
lastic. 7-fuot circle): 173 feet, by
1 Houser, Oxnard high school, at Car
, pentlna. Cal, March It.
Putting l3-piuni snot (scnnias
tic): 56 foet and 1 inches, by Clar
ence IloUKtir, Oxnard high school, at
Fillmore. Cnl., February 18.
Putting 16-pound stint (scholastic,
7-foot elrclei: 46 feet and 1-2 Inch,
by Ralph G. Hille, high school, Potts
town, Pa,, at Pottstown, April 23.
' Hundreds of new swimming rec
ords, too numerous to list, also wore
made during the year.
Yacht Racing
In the absence ot the perennial Upton
challenge tor tho Ameilcan cup the yacht
racing campaign lacked some of the pop
ular appeal oji other ears. However, a
substitute program ot International rar
ing wea Introduced In the competition
between Ilrltlsh and American sU-meter
yachts
Although scoring only two Individual
victories In the series of six races con
ducted the American boats were ad
jii'led winners of the competition on the
bosls of points scored, 11! to I'll
ilie inotidl flsuern.en a contest ho
t,,.i I),,- X! mi n -st r inadi.,u entr, an I
the Henry 1'i.nl of Amen, a. reau ted In
, i 'ot ',r 'he liueni.se nfter a serl,-i
' nr.: i-giments, eai h ot whi'h
were vjui y wuri.i.
M'GRAW REPEATS;
SISLER, HORNSBY
HARDEST HITTERS
Ty Cobb and Ed Kommell
Also Among Greats of
Year in Baseball
Threo figures stand out, pre
eminent, In tho returns from the
season of 1922 in baseball. Thoy are
John J. MoGrew, who Jnckryod the
New York Oinntn to thflr second
world's title In successive years;
Rogers Hornaby, who led the Na
tional league In hitting and all Imso
ball in home runs, and George
Hialer, who topped thn American
league In hutting, bnee running and
nil around excellence,
Hornttby was the first National
leaguer to hit .100 over a full s.ison
slnco the Mtbld days of thn littu Ed
Delehiinty, nnd hl Individual ef
forts kept tho St. Louis Cardinals In
tho race until the dylnir whoUh of
the season. Ho also smote 42 home
runs, breaking the lcftgu,) record
and outdistancing Geotge Herman
Ruth, tho noble Babe, who had h
carowoin year what with heavy
suspotislonH and waist linns.
Another Ut. Loulu Misplratlon.
from the American lnsguo id do of
tno fence, won George Hlsler. who
topped tho lealno In hitting with an
average of 4.19 and In stolon boses
with 61. St. 'Louis didn't win any
pennants, but It sained much pres
tige In the Individual performances
of Slslor nnd Hornsby.
Cobb Gets. Honor.
Further honoru fell to tho lot of
Ty Cobb, who not only led tho Tigers
out "f tho second division, but, ac
cording (0 unoff.clal averages,
batted over .400 for tho third time.
tiqualling tho major league record. I
Officially Cobb hit .399, but Until
Johnson. In his large, spacious way,
granting Cobb un extra hit on n
n,!irtf l,.,,nl,ln l,.fi'. ,M.t t M. TMA I
grounds In May. In so doing, he
wont 'miles over the head ot tho of
ficial scorer.
Georgo Herman, tho notabfe Babe,
drew a lx weeks' suspension at tltc
outset for defying Judgo Lnndln and
tho now defunct barnstorming rule,
When he got back In tho game his
slugging appeared only In spurwand
after several suspensions for badger
ing umpires, Jie finished the cam
paign with 35 home runs, ns against
his record of 69.
In tho world's scrim ho was inthcr
a backfire, cottlng only two lilfs.
.N'otv .York tiorlcrf"
Tho ClIurtLK and Yanks, as before,
collaborated In s'ng ug the big se
ries, nnd tho Giants won ngaln, this
tlmo In. flvo gaves, one bolng a tl-.
This last was' called In tho tenth
Inning because of Impending dark
hob?, nnd tho crowd lahcd Itself
Into a fury In putting on a demon
stration in front ot Judge Lund In'
box. An a result the entlro receipts
were turned ovor to charity, and
tho multitude wm nppensod,
It is noteworthy that George
Kelly delivered tho hit on September
25 that gavo thn Ulants a victory
ovnr the Cards and the National
league pennant and that the same
player camo through with a single
off Joo Bush on October , winning
tho world's chnmiiiotiBhij) for his
team,
ltomnifl I Groat Pitcher,
Ono of tho most crcdltabU pcr
forrnanctH of recent years was that
of Ed Rommel, who pitched 27 win
ning games with the seventh'lnce
Athletics.
Thn winnors of pennants In the
"big little" leagues, follow:
Pnclflo Cond league, San Fran
cisco; International league, Balti
more; Amorlcan association, St,
Paul; Southern association, Mobile:
Eastern league, New Haven;; Texas
league, Fort Worth! Western league,
Tuipa.
Track and Field
In track and field athletics 1832 was not
eiceptlonal for record-breaking perform
ancrs. (inly fifteen new standards were
established in A. A. U. competition and a
tew mora for Intercollegiate and schol
astic. Only a few of the marka war
mails at standard distances. That th
officials are growing skeptical about any
startling performances Ii Indicated Irt thu
doien applications for records that wero
denied. Including the seven credited to
Charles W. l'addock.
A feature ot the year waa the organi
zation of women's athletics on a souml
basis Tho National Women's Track tli
lello association come In to eilstence this
fall, and Iho A. A. V. assumed control
A handful of American girls competed
with marked success In a set of Interna
tional games In Prance. Despite the fact
that until recently America has beci
limited to schools and colleges In the se
lection of Its women athletes, American
girls are credited with 21 of the IS
world'a records for women recognised a
month ago by tho International Sporting
federation.
California retalna the Intercalleglati
tltle. National A A. honor return. i
to the east. Individual championships
also rested, to a great extent, with the
eastern representatives, though the mid
die west afforded the strongest nppia)
Uun. Tho New York Athletic club won
both the senior outdoor anil indoor clum
plonshlpa.
The leading sprinters eppesred In Ilb
McAllister, the New York flying cop, wli.
wan the national ' loa-yard title, aud 3
Alfred I.coney ot Lafayette, national J.''
and lnlarcolieglaip let asd VM winner
Jute Hay ot the Illinois A. C. led the way
to his rivals In the middle distance raeea
and Willie Kltola of the J-'Innlati-Amerlrsn
A. wee tho best long-dtstanee runnei
William I'lant of tha Mornlngalde A '
relgnod auprwno among the walkeru l'at
rlcli j, .Mi Donald and Matt MeUrath con
tinued at tho top of the welghtmen. M
Harrison Thompson or Princeton was
crowned the national all-round champion.
Using a (Ulok, snappy stroke that
seemed very unorthodox to horrified Kng-
1 llsh eyes, Waller Hoover or Duluth. Minn,
went t Henley, Kng, early In the season 1
aad rowed all opposition arm weaiy In
winning the diamond sculls, emtelmatle of
mo single cnariipmnsiiip t't lite wuun.
' The victory waa a rude atiock to the
Urltlah.
Hoover romped tbrougb his heats with
Impressive ease In the finals, and then
I outrwd 11. llereaforil, runner-up to Jack
1 Kelly, the American, la tho Olympic
sculls at Antwerp.
some nieappoipimeni, nowever. wae oe
caeloned hy Hoover 'a failure to defend lite
I national title at Philadelphia, but the
'i-vnl produced a gr-tit Ilntsh between
l'a'.l (ostedu nt I'hiladelplila and illllor
1
Rowing
11 i'a the t'atuirlUn flshet man. Oostello
a t 1 i.g In Hie t'nsi 11 mt t, 1 1
1 , 1 " t h 1 f tn I 1 it .-' I t N n il
Acadeno agflln won the ('inn pi mshtp of
'i. 1 r s di renting Vt ashlngtun at
I I'jugiiKii'ps.e, j
1922 AMERICAN CHAMPIONS
Sr,NIOIt orniaOU Tll.ril AND ni:U mo yard. Robert McAllister,
linnttnchnd. New Yoik. I'.'O jar. is. J. Alfred Lecnno, Mci.dowbronk
club, Philadelphia; 440 ards, J. V. Drlscoll, Boston A. A; Ur
yards All.tn B Helffrlch. Now York A. C, one mllo, Join W.
Rny, Illinois A. C; five miles, R. Earl Johnson, Edgar. Thompson
Steel Works, Plttburgh; three-mlln walk, William Plant. Morn ny
sldo A. C, Now York; 120 yardu high hurdles Karl Thompson. I...9
Angeles A. C; 130 yards low hurdles, J. S Taylor, New York A. C ,
440 yards low hurdles, Joseph Hall, Chicago A. A.; putting 18-pound
shot, Patrick J. McDonald, New York A. t'.; throwing 16-pound ham
lmnier, Matthew j. McOmth, New York A. G ; throwing 68-pound
wlht, Matthew J McGrath, New York, A. C: throwing the dls- us,
Augustus R. Pope, Multnomah A. A. C; throwing the Javellno. Hint
Hatmer, L01 Angeles A. C; running broad Jump, Do Hart Hubbard,
vimttschntl, Clnclnnsti; running high Jump,.!). V. Albeits, Chlcagj
A. A.; running hop, step nnd Jump, l)e Hart Hubbard, unattached,
Cincinnati; polo vault, Ed KtiourPk, Illinois A. C; team, New York
A. C.
SllXIOIt RKIiAYS 410 vardx, New York A. C. (B J. Wefers, Jr.. F. Love
Jov, .1. C. Taylor. Edward Farrell), S80 yards, Madowbrook club (J.
Alfmd Leconey, Allan Woodrlng, C. D. Itodgnrs, C. Altmnler); ono
inlln. New York A. C. (B. J. Wcfers, .1. C. Taylor, Allan 11. Holffrlch,
William E. HtevetiNOii); two miles New Yoik A. O. (John R. Hdlers.
Jcmoph Hlggltis, Russel Mallne, Allan II. Helffrlch); four miles, Bos
ton A. A. (It. E. Brown, A. T. Klrlev, O. M. Atareters, J. J. Connolly).
DI'CATiriiON S. Harrison Thompson, Princeton university.
PKNTATIIM)N' Edward ). (lourdin. unattached, Boston.
Tl-IN-MII.K Hl'N- -William Rltola, Finnish-American A. C. New York.
SKVKN-MIIilLiVAliK Wllllnn Plant, Mornlngslda A. C, Now York.
TW()..AIII,I.: S'1i:hI'I,IX;IIASH Michael Devnnoy, Mlllrose A. A. New
York.
CROSS COUNTItV Senior, William Rltola, Finnish-American A. C. New
York; Intrircolleglute, Wnltor Hlgglns, Columbia university,
SENIOR INDOOR TRACK AND KIELD--60 yards, Jorun Murchlson. Illi
nois A. C; 300 yards, Allan Woodrlng, Syracuso university; 600 yards.
Bid Leslie, Now York A. C! 1,000 yards, Harold C. Cutblll.Boston A.A.!
two mllos, John W. Romlg, Penn Stato eoltego; running high Jump.
Letoy T. Brown, Dirtmouth college; putting 16-paund shot, Ralph
Hills, Princeton University; standing board Jump, W. Irving Held,
Brown university; 70 yards hurdles, Harold Barron, Ponn State col
lege; ono mllo walk, Wllllalm Plant, Mornlngsldo A. C; one and
seven-olghts-mllo medley relay, Georgetown university (G. Klnnnlly,
R. Lecondrc. G Masters, J. Connolly); team. Now York A. C,
GYMNASTIC All around, Frank Krlz, Bohomlon Gymnastic association,
Now York; frcio calisthenics, B. Jorgensen, Norwegian Turn socloty,
now lorn; long norso, Frank una, uoiiominn a. A.; Bide horse,
Josoph lltchtor, I). A. Sokol Gym, Now York; Indian club swinging,
Rny W, Dutcher, New York A. C.J parallel bars, Frank Kris, Bo
hemian O. A.; ropn climb, L, Wolsmitn, Ninety-second Street Y. M,
H. A.. Now York; hnrlzonlal bare, Curt Rottmnn, New York Turn
Vnroln; flying rings, J. D. Glenson, Now York A. C.i tumbling, J. F.
Dunn, Now York A. C.
811NIOH INDOOR KWIMJUINte (Meii) 50 yards. Warren Kenlona, Tul
Miikiih,l club, Honolulu; 100 ynrds, John Wolsmuller, Illinois A. C.;
220 yards, John WeUmullcr, Illinois A. C 1 500 yards, John Wels
mullnr, Illinois A. C. ; 160 yards back stroke, Ray Kegerls, Los An
goles A. C.j 220 yards bronst stroke, Donald McClonnan, Detroit;
pentathlon, John Weismuller, Illinois A. C.i 200 yards relay, Illinois
A. C. (Abo Slegcl, D. E. Jones, Perry McGlllivray. John Wolsmuller);
400 yards relay, llllnol.. A. V. (John Wnlsmtillor, Porry McGllllVray,
B. Wrtllen, Harry Hobnur) ; fancy dlvo, Albert C. White, Olympic club,
San Francisco.; plunge for distance, Fred Sehwedt, Detroit Y. M, C. A,;
water polo, Now York A. O. (Hill, Ruddy, Cattus, Curran, Cann,
Vollmrr Rltter.
SENIOR INDOOR SWIMMING (Women)-50 yards, Helon Walnwright.
New York; 100 yards, Etholda Blellltrey, Atlantlo City; 220 yards,
Helen Walnwright, New York; COO yards, Helon Walnwright. New
York; 100 yards breast stroke, Ruth Smith, Ohio State university! 32u
yards relay Los Angeles A. C. (MIrscs Finn, Hartman,Vernon. Hull);
400 yards, New York Women's H. A. (Gortrudo Ederlo, Mrs, Chartotto
lloylo Cuno, Alleen Rlggln, Helen Wnlnwrlght) ; fancy dive, Elizabeth
Becker, - Philadelphia Turngemelndo; plunge for distance, Dorothy
Wood, Northern high school, Detroit,
SENIOR Ol'TDOOU SWIMMING (Men) 60 yards, John YVolsmUIlcr,
Illinois A, .C; 100 yards, John Wolsmuller, Illinois A. C.t'200 yards,
John Weismuller, Illinois A. C; 440 ynrds, John Wolsmuller, Illinois
A. C; ono mile, Clydo Goldwator, Neptune club of Stockton, Cal,; 10
miles E. Blake, Los Angeloa A. C; high diving, Clarenco Plngston,
Olympic club, San Francisco; 220 yards, breast stroke, Robert Skelton,
Illinois A, C.
SENIOR OC'I'DOOU SWIMMrNO (Women) 50 yards, Holen Walnwright.
New York; 100 yards, Helen Walnwright, Now York; 220 yardf,.iC3or
trudo Edolo, Now Y'ork; 440 yards, Gertrude Ederle, New Yofk! 880
yards, Helen Wnlnwrlght, New York; ono mllo, Helon Walnwright, .New
York; 100 yards breast stroke. Edna O'Connell, Illinois A. C; ion
yards back stroke. Sybil Bauer, Illinois A. C.J 400 yards rolay,.Jv"ew
York Women's S. A. (Helen Walnwright, Alloon Rlggln, Ethel Mc
Onry, Gortrudo fiderld); high diving. Helen Meany, Jtfow 'Y.ork;
fancy diving, Helen Mcany, New York; medley, Hilda James, Liver
pool. England.
HANDBALL Senlo slnglos. Arthur Schlniior, Milwaukee A. C.j senior
doubles. Max Gold and M. Haswcll, Los Angeles.,
WRESTLING Professional, Ed (Strangler) Lewis; Amatour, IlS-pound
class, Valentino Vision, IlllnolH A. C, Chicago; 126-pound class An
drow Callns, Grcck-Amorican A. C Chicago; 135-pound class, Robin
Reed, Oregon Agricultural college! 147-pound class, Russell Vis, Los
Angeles A. C, ; 180-pound class. Emll Wolf, Manchester (N. II.) Y, M.
C. A. J 75. pound class, Paul Bcrlenbach, Now York A, C; 183-ppund
class, 1'Vod Meyers, Chlcugo; heavyweight cluss, Fred Meyers. 'i Chi
cago. AMATEUR KOXJNCi (Senior) 112-pound class, T. P. McManus. Willow
A. C, Pittsburgh; 118-pound clnss, Sidney Terrls, Rutgers gymnasium.
Now Y'ork; 120-pound clues, Oeorgo Flfleld, Toronto; 136-pound class;
Joo Ryan, Pittsburgh; 147-pound class, Harry D. Simmons. Gary, Ind.;
160-pound class, William Antrobus, New York; 175-pound class,
Charles McKenna, Now York; heavyweight class, John Williams,
Olmyplc club, San Francisco.
FENCING Foils, Maj. Harold Raynor, Washington Fencers club; abers,
Loo Nunos, New York Athletic club; epee, Leo Nunes, New York Ath
letic club; throe-weapon, Leo Nuiich, New York Athletlo club; women,
Miss Adcllno Gohrlg, New York Turn Vercln; team foils. New York
Fencers club (Arthur S. Lyon, Henry Breckenrldge, Paul Mcyjan):
epoe. New York Fencers club (George H, Breed, Paul Mcylan, Arthur S.
Loyon); sabers, New York Fencers club (Leo Nunes, Chauncey R.
Mcpherson, J. Clriet Bartol); thrco. weapon, New York Athletic club
(Leo Nunos, Jorgen Aabyo, Chaunncoy R. McPhorson); inttrcolleglato
Unltod States Navl ncadomy.
United Stntes Navy academy.
COURT TUNNIS Jay Gould. ,
SQUASH TENI IS Thomas R. Coward.
SQUASH RACQUCTS Stnnloy W. Pcurson.
RACQUJrS Clarenco C. Pell.
GOLF Jesse Sweestcr (nmatcur) Miss Glenna Collett, Gene Saraien
(professional and open). ' J
IlASICHTISALIi Intercollegiate, iPrlncoton university; professional Origi
nal Celtics, New York.
ROWING Slnglo sculls (amateur), Paul Costollo; eight-oared crew,
Navy.
AVIATION Speed, ono kllomoter, Brig, Gon. William Mitchell; 250 kilo
meters; Llout. R. L. Maugham; duration, Lleuts. Oakley Kelly and
John A. Mncrendy; altttudu, Lieut. John A. Maore&dy; nonstop, Llout.
Oakley Kclloy and Lieut. John A. Mnorefldy.
FLY CASTING Surf, Harold CJ. Lontz, Philadelphia; fly, Oeorge Chatt,
Chicago.
CHESS (l'rofi'hMonnl) Joo R. Capablanca, Havana Cuba.
SOCCBH (Pnrcw.i(n) Sequin stl F, C St, L"'Ji. Mo ; lntercol!?!at
soccer, Princeton university,
CYCLING ( Pro ft'Mdomt I) --Sprint, Wllllo Sponcer; 10 miles, Alfred Goullet;
25 miles. Alfred Grenda; motor paced, George Chapman; amateur
sprint, Wllllo Grimm; road racing (senior), Carl Hambacher; (Junior),
Charlns Smlthson.
BILIiIARDS (l'lonsloiml) 18.2 balkllne, Willie Hoppe; Pocket billlardf.
Ralph Greonleaf, three cuihion, John Layton: amateur, 18.2, Edgur
Appleby; pocket, J. II. Shoemaker; threo cushion, Frank Ij. Flaming.
TRAI'SIIOGTl.VG Amateur, Dave Tanskee, AVorthlngton, Minn.; profes
sional, Arthur Kllllan. St. Louis, Mo,
RACING Exterminator.
TRCypi'INfi Peter Manning
CAT Lnvondcr Sunny lad blue), Mils E. G. Hydon,, Bogota, N. J.
DOG Boxwood Barkenllno (Airedale), Frederlo C, Hood, Brookllne,
MttFS
JOCKEY Earl Sande.
IIAIINT.SK RACE DRIVER Walter Cox.
AlTOMOHIIiE HACK DRIVER "Jimmy" Murphy,
YACHT The Vagrant.
Mtyi'l lit BOAT The Chrletcraft.
SWI.M.MINt;---John Weismuller, Miss Helen WViinwright.
SKATING (Profctoloniil) Bobby McLean; amattiur, national, Roy Mc
Whlrter, International, William Steinmetz; indoor, Joe Moore.
RU'LE .SHOOTING Sd-fc.ot, H. W. Gerrans, canal none, perfect score;
100 yards, E. F. Burkina, Wilmirifc-ton, Del., 495 out ef 600; 200 yards,
11 W. Gcrrans; national Individual, small bore, E. F. Burkina, T.
Bentz; 3u-callber rifle, Lieut. J. F, Hauck. Indiana; national team,
30-callber rifle, United States marines; 30-callljer rifle, Maosachuietta
natlonl guard; long ranee team, Los Angeles Rifle and Revolver
club.
RASUIIAIili National league champions. New York Giants; American
league champions, New York Yankees; world champions, New York
Gtantt.; National league batter, Rogers Hornaby; National league
pitcher, Pete J. Donohue; American league batter George Slsler;
American league pitcher, Joo Bush.
BOXING (ProfcNrlonnl) Flyweight, 112 pounds, Paneho Vila; bantam
weight; 118 pounds, Joe Lynch; featherweight, 126 pounds, Jehnny
Dundee; lightweight, 135 pounds, Benny Leonard; welterweight, 147
pounds. Mickey Walker "middleweight, 160 pounds Mike O'Dowd;
llght-heavywtjlght, 176 pounds, Larry Oroh; heavyweight. Jack
Damp any.
By edict of the New York Btate boxing eoniinlsalon.
Polo !
1. 1 - - ' t
A qurtt of vlrtuHl mot Ice a from At
ift'n'aio Republic alied for IngiaiTl etrly
in tin pr 1 s n ! ii . ril. .1 to win U.v
l(7i- ih titl' '1 lnn mi' nfKl 1 Hip S tmli
Americans earn to tha United States anl
won our unl.jnal bpn clnipiou8lilp t
numstui, N. J., from a field that Included
auma of tha beet American combinations
la addition to a team representing All -Ireland
However, the Argentines essayed to
1 11 1 v i'IX the lot i.lt 1. .11 . ,i
f mi lis rhlilp.- 11 1 , 'h.iicw jQil
timed lack by the .Meadobrook
t urc turned I auk
r. b four 1 1.1 . so 1 ,,f iu s' .t thi- .i.e.
a n . l-ad C 'i ' ' ''Wl r il the ,-nr befo-e
to wu, ti.ii p.i d trophy from UuittHf.
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