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Sport: Who Won, Jul. 20, 1931

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¶The British Davis Cup team (George Hughes, Frederick Perry, Herbert Wilbur [“Bunny”] Austin) : European zone finals against Czechoslovakia, in Prague, 4 to 1. Next Davis Cup match: England v. U. S. in Paris, July 17.

¶Kaye Don, in his speedboat Miss England II: a new record of 110.223 m. p. h. at Lake Garda, Italy; surpassing the record of 103.49 m.p.h. which he made in Argentina last April.

¶Vander Pool, three-year-old race horse owned by Mrs. M. P. Allen: his 14th consecutive race, the Rialto Purse, at Empire City.

¶The New York Yankees: a home game against the Philadelphia Athletics, 3 to 1. Pitcher Charles Ruffing allowed the Athletics four scattered hits. Pitcher Hank McDonald allowed the Yankees only two. Both were homeruns, one with a man on base.

¶The British .22 calibre rifle team: a match against the U. S., at Bisley Camp, England, 3,927 to 3,925¶Eleanor Holm, slim, blonde-haired swimming champion:a new world’s record (4 min., 47 sec.) for the 300 metres back stroke, surpassing her own previous record of 4 min., 49 2/5 sec.; at Glen Cove. N. Y.

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