Organizer: Leo McGrath was born July 18, 1903, in Cincinnati, Ohio and was a promoter of the game for many years. He hardly missed helping at the World Tournament and was considered a great horseshoe promoter for over 60 years. He was elected NHPA Vice President in 1969 and served as President of the Ohio State Association for 27 years. Leo was recipient of the Stokes Award in 1969. He passed away July 3, 2000, at age 98.