EAST GAINS POLO TITLE FROM WEST The East takes back their winning title from the West in a no-holds barred polo game for the season close. Afterwards the team of Michael Phipps, James Mills, Winston Guest, and William Post celebrate by drinking from the cup they've won.
POLO GROUNDS CLOSES The Polo Grounds is about to give way to arnhousing development. The Mets play their last game there before moving to a new stadium. Except for a few football games in the fall crowds will no longer pour into the Polo Grounds. Casey Stengel, with his wife waves farewell to the Stadium.
AMERICAN POLO "4" WINS TITLE 21,000 thrilled fans see the American horsemen defeat the British poloists, 9-4, to win the 2nd game and clinch the International Polo Cup Series at Meadow Brooks. Tommy Hitchcock stars for Uncle Sam Slow motion footage of game play.
1939 SPORTS MONTAGE A sporting montage from 1939:
-The U.S. polo team versus the British in the International Challenge Cup.
-The University of California rowing team wins the Poughkeepsie Regatta crown on the Hudson.
-slow motion high-board diving of Olympic athletes.
-Reidar Anderson, Norwegian ski jumping champ.
-Motorcycle hill-climbing with its exciting and dangerous assaults on impossible slopes.
-Henry Picard, "pro" champ, captured the P.G.A. title after a thrilling dual with Byron Nelson.
U.S. POLO TEAM DEFEATS BRITISH In a hard, bruising battle on soggy turf, the American foursome triumphs over Britain's team in the 1st game of the International Polo Cup series, winning handily by a score of 11-7.
MEADOW BROOK CLUB POLO MATCH The Greentree polo team defeats the Anglo-American Jaguars 15-9 in a polo match at the Westbury, New York's fashionable Meadow Brook Club. Tommy Hitchcock and Pete Bostwick shine in the game.
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