Inducted 1981


Arthur E. Adams, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada was born in Hertfordshire, England on February 5.1894 before moving to Canada.  He started playing horseshoe in 1925 and won his first tournament in 1928.  He won the City of Saskatoon Championship from 1931 to 1944 and Saskatchewan Provincial Champion 1933-1944. 


Arthur held pitching demonstration which included many feats such as pitching 2 shoes at the stake with second shoe landing on the stake ahead of the first shoe.  He placed 45-gallon drum 3 feet in front of the stake touching the outside edge of the foul line, he could make ringers 75% of the time.  


Arthur reported the Canadian news for Harry Woodfield, former NHPA President and Editor.  He was inducted to the Saskatchewan Horseshoe Hall of Fame in 1981.  Arthur passed away in October 1989 at age 95.