NYC BASEBALL SEASON OPENS Babe Ruth enjoys the game from the other side of the stands and New York City Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia tosses out the first ball in the opening season game at the Polo Grounds, N.Y. The Giants triumph over the Boston Bees 13-1.
PHILLY WELCOMES ROWING CHAMP HOME The city of Philadelphia turns out to welcome rowing champion Joe Burk on his return from England with the famous Diamond Skulls Championship. A colorful marine parade on the Schuylkill River and a rousing welcome by Mayor Wilson add to the occasion.
NORWEGIAN WOMAN SAILS ATLANTIC FOR LOVE Miss Anna Foyn Bjonnes from Norway ends her 54-day voyage across the Atlantic in her boat "Colin Archer" to marry the man she loves in America. The lovely Miss Bjonnes smiles for the cameras and enjoys flowers and kisses from her fiance after docking in New York City.
UTAH SKI JUMPING EVENT International ski jumping athletes test their skills on the Ecker Hill ramp near Salt Lake City, Utah. Skiers soar through the air like birds but occasionally land like a stone in the winter competition.
1938 MILLROSE TRACK & FIELD GAMES The annual Millrose Games at Madison Square Garden, N.Y. see amazing records broken. Glenn Cunningham captures the Wanamaker Mile at the big indoor track meet while Columbia's Ben Johnson breaks the world's record for the 60-yard dash at 6.0 seconds.
A.A.U. TRACK & FIELD MEET 1938 At the A.A.U. track and field meet held at Madison Square Garden, N.Y. track stars thrill the crowds with feats in hurdles, pole vaulting and racing. Jim Herbert sets a new record in the 600 meter race and Glenn Cunningham does the same in the 1,500 meter.
THE KENTUCKY DERBY OF 1938 Louisville, Kentucky welcomes visitors with open arms for it's annual Kentucky Derby. Driver POV through the celebrating city as people dine and enjoy Mint Juleps then on to the big day with 60,000 gathering at the Churchill Downs to see Herbert M. Woolf's 9 to 1 shot Lawrin wins the day with a burst of power in the final stretch ending a truly wonderful day. Great behind-the-scenes also capture the hard work that goes into making this a wonderful event.
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