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Outing Volume 17 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,041
Discovery Miles 10 410
Outing Volume 17 (Paperback): James Henry Worman

Outing Volume 17 (Paperback)

James Henry Worman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 Excerpt: ...Besides this event Campbell won the Bay Shore and Narragansett Pier tournaments. Of the nine others ranked Campbell did not play C. A. Chase, V. G. Hall and J. S. Clark; but none of these three men rank high enough to dispute his position at the top. Hobart was the only man who beat Campbell without losing to him in return--they only met once. This defeat of Campbell occurred in a very closelycontested match (the score being 7-5, 10-12, 7-5) at the Westchester invitation tournament, when Campbell was playing in his poorest "form" of the season. Hobart, however, was beaten by Knapp at Newport in three straight sets, and Knapp succumbed the following day to Campbell. Huntington, Knapp and Slocum are Campbell's nearest rivals for the laurel wreath, but an analysis of their matches will show that Campbell should be placed above them all. At Newport he beat each of the three in succession in the semi-finals, final and championship rounds. Against Slocum he played twice and won both times, while in his only match with Knapp he beat him by three sets to one. Huntington is the highest of the three, and a summary of his six meetings with Campbell shows that the latter won 4 matches, 12 sets and 101 games, while Huntington only secured 2 matches, 7 sets and 81 games. R. P. Huntington, Jr., of Yale College, and W. P. Knapp, an ex-Yale man, played very evenly throughout the season, though the former appeared many more times than the latter. Their three meetings during the season were at the Westchester tournament, Huntington winning two of them. The odd one, which was the final round in the tournament, was started one day, and after a very evenly-contested match had to be postponed on account of darkness, with the score even on the deciding set. Huntington ea...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: James Henry Worman
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 368
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-28474-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-28474-7
Barcode: 9781236284747

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