Tuesday, September 2, 2008

1920: The team of Olympic Club, San Francisco

The team of Olympic Club of San Francisco , winner of the 1st AAU title in 1920. Top row L-R: Ernie Smith, Sandy Goodman, Jim Carson, Toots Gardner. Bottom row L-R: Jim Resleurer (he was one-legged star), Otto Schultz (captain) and Preston Stieger.
The Olympic Club became vitally interested in the rugged sport of Water Polo in the early Twenties and over the years have made considerable contributions to its development. The 1924 United States Olympic Games team included Club members George Schroth, Ginger Austin, George Mitchell and Elmer Collet.
The Olympic Club of San Francisco 1860/1960