Sport: Who Won, Aug. 27, 1934

¶ The Detroit Tigers, leaders in the American League: three baseball games out of five against the New York Yankees, in a series which may decide the race for the pennant; in Manhattan.

¶ Thomas Montgomery Howell, Chicago corn speculator: a world's record for tuna fish; by catching a 956-pounder, off Liverpool, N. S. Last fortnight, Mr. Howell caught a 792-lb. tuna after a 62-hr. fight. Not because he is 5 ft. 4 in. and weighs 130 lb., but because he discovered that in England last year L. Mitchell Henry landed an 850-lb. tuna,...

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