Sport: Crews

Eight men from Columbia, eight from Pennsylvania, eight from Yale, seated on sliding seats in three narrow boats, lined up on the windless Schuylkill at Philadelphia. The issue of the race was, curiously, in some doubt. The fact that Columbia had small chance was well recognized. But the famed Yale crew, the same which vanquished the world on the Seine, was gone. Only three men of that machine were left—Kingsbury, No. 6; Wilson, No. 3; Sprock, No. 7. Pennsylvania was beautifully schooled, perfect in form. Nobody thought of Columbia. The race began. Pennsylvania led. Yale was second, rowing with power...

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