EXERCISEºRECREATIONºSPORT


SCIENCE AT THE STAKE

by Roy W. Smith published in 1946
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OFFICIAL RECORDS, WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
TOURNAMENTS


PLACE DATE WINNER RINGER
PCT.
Akron, Ohio Aug. 8-14, 1920 Miss Marjorie Vorhees
(Ashbury Park, New Jersey)
.......
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 20-24, 1922 Mrs. Mayme Francisco
(Columbus, Ohio)
.......
Des Moines, Iowa Aug. 30, 1922 Mrs. C. A. Lanham
(Bloomington, Ill.)
.......
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 23, 1923 Mrs. Mayme Francisco
(Muskegon, Michigan)
45.2%
Cleveland, Ohio Sept. 22, 1923 Mrs. Mayme Francisco
(Columbus, Ohio)
37.8%
Lake Worth, Fla. Feb. 18-23,1924 Mrs. C. A. Lanham 52.7%
Minneapolis, Minn. Sept. 17-21, 1924 Mrs. C. A. Lanham 56.0%
Lake Worth, Fla. Feb. 16-28, 1925 Mrs C. A. Lanham 57.2%
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 8-18, 1926 Mrs. G. Brouillette
(Minneapolis, Minn.)
43.2%
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 14-23, 1927 Mrs. G. Brouillette 47.3%
Duluth, Minn. Aug. 8-15, 1927 Mrs. C. A. Lanham 56.0%
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 20-Mar. 1, 1928 Mrs. Mayme Francisco 54.9%
Rochester, N. Y. Sept. 3-6, 1928 Mrs. C. A. Lanham 55.2%
St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 4-9, 1929 Mrs. Mayme Francisco 54.9%
Chicago, Ill. Jul. 26-Aug. 1, 1933 Miss Caroline Shultz
(Harvey, Illinois)
73.8%
Moline, Ill. Aug. 27-Sept. 3, 1935 Mrs. Esther James
(Hastings, Mich.)
63.6%

   The above figures represent the finals only.

   No national tournaments for women were held from 1935 to 1946.

   Mrs. J. F. (Mayme) Francisco ranks as one of America's finest women pitchers. During her playing career, she won or successfully defended her title four different times. (See Records).

   Mrs. C. A. Lanham, a housewife, is one of the greatest of the women pitchers. During her playing career, she established several world's records; won or successfully defended the world's title six different times, and held the championship longer than any other woman.

For more detailed information on the national tournaments and how to conduct a tournament order a copy of The Horseshoe Compendium, published by the National Horseshoe Pitchers' Association. Priced at 50c.


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