CARDINALS WIN 1931 WORLD SERIES The Cardinals beat the A's in St Louis, MO and bring the championship to the National League. With the count tied at three games each, Burleigh Grimes is sent to the mound to hold Connie Mack's Philadelphia club in check. William Hallahan pitches in the ninth inning and works Bishop into a three to two count. Then he flies out to Pepper Martin, the world series hero. And again the title flag waves over the sportsmen's park after 5 years.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:02:25:00, No Audio
HOOVER WATCHES GAME THREE OF 1931 WORLD SERIES Hoover sees the Cardinals trounce the Athletics in the third game of the World Series in Philadelphia, PA. -- timely hitting, and brilliant field play mark the second straight victory of Gabby Street's St. Louis nine over Connie Mack's boys. The chief executive, and ardent fan, watches the American League entry for the first time lose a contest which he attends.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:42:00, No Audio
VINES DEFEATS LOTT IN TENNIS Vines defeats Lott to win the title in a sensational upset. In Forest Hills, NY the 19-year-old Pasadena youth comes through to sweep the match with a display of masterful tennis that overwhelms the stubborn defense of the Philadelphia star. The crown which once rested on the brow of Bill Tilden is awarded to Vines, and he becomes the national champion. A record crowd cheers the bitterly fought contest.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:10:00, No Audio
SAND SKIING In Grand Haven, Michigan a high school tests out sand-skiing. The new sport is likely to be adopted for national competition. The students glide down a slope of sand sometimes falling on the way down.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:39:00, No Audio
HELEN MOODY BEATS BETTY NUTHALL AT TENNIS The U.S. regains the famous Wightman trophy in a stirring tennis duel in Forest Hills, NY. Mrs. Helen Wills Moody retains her crown as "Queen of the Courts" with a sterling victory over Betty Nuthall, star of England's net team, sent over to defend the cup.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:28:00, No Audio
NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL BEATS DRAKE Notre Dame blasts Drake in football at their home stadium in South Bend, Indiana. Ossie Solem's bulldogs are unable to stem the tide of the Irish, determined to string out their successive victories. The visitors are set down as the Anderson annihilators stretch the University's record to twenty-one straight wins, with but one tie. Marchy Schwartz, Mike Koken, Tommy Yarr and fifty other varsity candidates tramp up and down the historic Cartier field turf punching over touchdowns and swamping the invaders in the first engagement of the 1931 season on the home territory.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:02:02:00, No Audio
SUN BEAU'S LAST RACE In Hawthorne, Illinois Willis Sharpe Kilmer's thoroughbred Sun Beau adds $20,700 to his winnings for an all-time record of $376,744 during his turf competition, with a stirring triumph in the Gold Cup classic. Fought hard through the mile and an eighth course by the Preakness winner and Plucky Play, the track's greatest money earner thunders down the home stretch under the skillfull hand of Johnny Maiben, to nose out his rivals for the rich stake. A thrilling end to the amazing career of a remarkable horse.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:19:00, No Audio
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