Sport: Who Won, May 3, 1937

¶ Slick-haired Ralph Greenleaf, 13-time world's "pocket billiard" (pool) champion : his 14th championship, after three years of retirement ; by beating nervous onetime champion (1934) Andrew Ponzi 125-to-107 in the final playoff of a four-way tie after a 66-game round robin; in Manhattan.

¶ Professional Golfer Henry Cotton : the $5,000 Silver King Tournament: with a 72-hole score of 279, same as the number of his clubhouse locker; at Moor Park, England.

¶ Handsome Helene Mayer of Mills College, Oakland, Calif.: the U. S. women's fencing championship, for the third time, without losing...

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