EXERCISEºRECREATIONºSPORT


SCIENCE AT THE STAKE

by Roy W. Smith published in 1946
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to swing the shoe the full distance. Too long a step will often cause a low pitched shoe. The step should be started about the moment the shoe reaches the summit of the back-swing and completed by the time the shoe is about directly opposite the leg and coming up in the forward swing.

A right-handed player should step to the foul line with the left


Records:
97 ringers out of 100 shoes pitched. 25 consecutive double ringers in match play. Made a ringer percentage of 83.5% for an entire tournament of 27 games. Several times winner of the Golden State and Los Angeles Metropolitan Area Championships. He was one of the participants in the greatest four- handed game ever played. (See records).

"Brownie" is not only one of the best pitchers in the world, but a gentleman and true sport, both on and off the courts. Note his method of stance, full-arm length and the vertical position of his shoe.


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