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SCIENCE AT THE STAKE

by Roy W. Smith published in 1946
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”champions have pitched from 85 to 98 ringers out of 100 shoes. The scientific art of pitching ringers is now recognzed as one of the most fascinating and popular of the world's major sports.

OFFICIAL RECORDS, MEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENTS

PLACE DATE WINNER RINGER
PCT.
Kansas City, Kan. Oct. 23-24, 1915 Frank Jackson
(Kellerton, Iowa)
Not kept
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 22-26, 1919 Fred M. Brust
(Columbus, Ohio)
Not kept
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 23-28, 1920 George W. May
(Akron, Ohio)
Not kept
Akron, Ohio Aug. 8-14, 1920 Frank Jackson Not kept
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 21-27, 1921 Chas. Bobbitt
(Lancaster, Ohio)
Und.40%
Minneapolis, Minn. Sept. 7-10, 1921 Frank Jackson Not kept
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 20-24, 1922 C. C. Davis
(Columbus, Ohio)
Not kept
Des Moines, Iowa Aug. 28-Sep. 1,1922 Frank Lundin
(New London, Iowa)
Not kept
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 19-24, 1923 Harold Falor
(Akron, Ohio)
55.3%
Cleveland, Ohio Sept. 19-23, 1923 Geo. W. May 60%
Lake Worth, Fla. Feb. 18-23, 1924 C. C. Davis 57.9%
Minneapolis, Minn. Sept. 17-21, 1924 Putt Mossman
(Eldora, Iowa)
62.5%
Lake Worth, Fla. Feb. 16-28, 1925 Putt Mossman 67.6%
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 8-18, 1926 Frank Jackson 61.4%
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb, 14-23, 1927 C. C. Davis 69.2%
Duluth, Minn. Aug. 8-15, 1927 C. C. Davis 64.8%
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 20-Mar. 1,1928 C. C. Davis 70.2%
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 4-9, 1929 Blair Nunamaker 69.5%
Chicago, Ill. Jul. 25-Aug. 1,1933 Theodore (Ted) Allen
(Alhambra, Calif.)
73.5%
Moline, Ill. Aug. 27-Sep. 3,1935 Theodore Allen 75.5%
Des Moines, Ia. Aug. 24, 1941 Fernando Isais 82.9%
Des Moines, Ia. July 1-5, 1946 Theodore Allen 83.9%

The above figures represent the finals only.

   No national tournaments were held for the duration of World War II.

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