Sport: Sullivan Medalist

There was little doubt last year about who should get the James E. Sullivan Memorial Medal which goes each year to the outstanding amateur athlete in the U. S. The tribunal of 600 sports leaders gave Bobby Jones twice as many votes as his nearest rival. This year the balloting was closer. Out of the panel of ten, selected from 100 nominees, Pennsylvania's bulky, bristle-haired Barney Berlinger finally won by two votes, 424 for him to 422 for sleek little Helene Madison, null swimming champion. who had 70 votes more than Helen Wills Moody.


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