Thursday, October 30, 2008

1942: The team of Bigua, Uruguay

The team of Bigua, de Villa Biarritz, Uruguay that took part in a triangular tournament at the pool of Asociacion Cristiana de Jovenes in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1942.
Source:
magazine “El Grafico 25 September 1942”

1941: The National team of Uruguay

The National team of Uruguay that won the South American Championship in 1941. Uruguay won in the final the team of Chile with 5-0.
Source:
magazine “El Grafico 21 February 1941”

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

1972, Munich: The National team of Italy

The National team of Italy, 6th in Munich 1972 Olympic Games. Italy won against Bulgaria 8-5. Spain 6-2, Japan 12-5, lost against USSR 4-1, USA 6-5, Hungary 8-7 and tied with Jugoslavia 6-6 and DDR 2-2. The Italian team: Alberto Alberani (Recco), Eraldo Pizzo (Recco), Roldano Simeoni (Civitavecchia), Mario Cevasco (Recco), Alessandro Ghibellini (Recco), Gianni De Magistris (Florentia), Guglielmo Marsili (R.N. Napoli), Silvio Baracchini (Nervi), Franco Lavoratori (Recco), Sante Marsili (R.N. Napoli), Ferdinando Lignano (Can. Napoli).
Source: Trade card PANINI-Modena

Monday, October 27, 2008

1985: The team of USA

The National team of USA in 1985: James Burgeson, Tim Shaw, Greg Boyer, Alan Mouchwar, Pete Cutino (Coach), Ed Newland (Coach), Doug Kimball, Craig Wilson, Mike Grier, Dave Myers, Peter Cutino Jr, Ed Robinson.
Source: http://www.calaquatics.com/celebrate/PeteCutinoGallery/

1983: The US University team at Edmonton

The US team that took part in the World University Games at Edmonton, Alberta in 1983. Top to bottom and L-R: Peter Campbell, John Vargas, Doug Burke (Team Manager), Mike Spicer, James Bergeson , Bob Horn (assistant coach), Jeff Campbell, Chris Dorst, Mike Grier, Peter Cutino Jr., Pete Cutino (Head Coach), John Gansel, Alan Gresham, Ed Robinson, Terry Schroeder.
Source: http://www.calaquatics.com/celebrate/PeteCutinoGallery/

1983: UC Berkeley players and Coach celebrating

The team of University of California Berkeley in the water celebrating the 1983 National Championship: Matt Biondi, Colin Thompson, Bob Gonzer, Kevin Golden, Pete Cutino Sr, John Gifford, Peter Cutino Jr.
Source: http://www.calaquatics.com/celebrate/PeteCutinoGallery/

1983: Pete Cutino coaching the Champions

Pete Cutino leads University of Berkeley to winning the NCCA Championship in 1983. In the picture Pete Cutino along with his assistant Steve Heaston and Shaun Cleary,Colin Thompson, Bob Gonzer.
Source: http://www.calaquatics.com/celebrate/PeteCutinoGallery/

1983: U.C. Berkeley wins NCAA for the 5th time

The 1983 team of University of California Berkeley winner of their 5th NCAA Championship, coached once more by Pete Cutino. Top to bottom and L-R: Peter Cutino Jr.,Alan Gresham, Matt Biondi, Brett Shavers, Bruce Perry, John Gifford, Bill Schoening, Kevin Golden, Joe Gorek, Bob Gonser, John Felix, Donny Heidary, Pat Murphy, Steve Heaston (Assistant coach) Shaun Cleary, Colin Thomposon, Jesse Figueroa (Team manager) and Pete Cutino Sr (Head Coach).
Source: http://www.calaquatics.com/celebrate/PeteCutinoGallery/

1975: The Champions of U.C. Berkeley

The team of University of California Berkeley winner of their 3rd consecutive NCAA Championship in 1975, coached by the legendary coach Pete Cutino. Top to bottom and L-R: Walter Bricker, Jeff Roy, John Pettibon, Jon Svendsen, Peter Asch, Jim Purcell, Peter Schnugg, Carlos Steffens, Steve Heaston (Assistant coach), Tom Belfanti, Pete Cutino Sr. (Head Coach), Dave Post, Joe Bogen and Mike Loughlin.
Source: http://www.calaquatics.com/celebrate/PeteCutinoGallery/

Sunday, October 26, 2008

1948, London: Argentina – Greece 6-2

Action during the game of Argentina against Greece 6-2 in London 1948 Olympic Games. Ruben Maidana, captain of Regatas Sante Fe and one of the best Argentinean player in London, while shooting against the Greek goalie Alekos Monastiriotis.
Source:
magazine “El Grafico -14 January 1949”

1948, London: The team of Argentina

The National team of Argentina that took part in London 1948 Olympic Games. The team was composed mainly by players of Regatas de Santa Fe, Champion of Argentina: Back row: S.Gentile (coach), O. Codaro, L.Szabo, R.Maidana, M. Visentin, O. Berges (referee). Middle row: L.Fijalkauskas, A.Filiberti, M.Sebastian. Front row: H.Pronto, L. Diez, F.Trimboli.
Source: magazine “El Grafico -14 January 1949”

Saturday, October 25, 2008

1943: The Champions of Banco Nacion

The team of "Banco Nacion" Champion of Argentina in 1943. The team: Sebastian Dibar, Osvaldo A. Berges, Daniel Carpio, Andres Elorza, Jorge Uhia, Martin Broen, Nestor Danza, Jorge Deymonnas, Alberto Rodriguez, Raul Montevideo. Banco Nacion won the competition with 8 victories and three ties.
Source: magazine “El Grafico -1943”

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

1950: The team of UCLA

The team University of California, Los Angeles in 1950. Back row: Jophn Chandler, George Barlow, Jerry Ladhoff, Webb Coulter and Coach Brud Cleveland. Front row: Joe Popovich, John Gilespie, Larry Ball and Monte Nitzkowski (the legendary coach of the US team from 1972 to 1984).
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1949: The team of UCLA

The team University of California, Los Angeles in 1949. Front row: Herbert Smith, Jerry Walsh, Marc Monheimer, Pete Stange, Jerry Ladoff, Ed Dombowski and John Chandler. Second row: Bud Foran, Karsten Johannsen, Frotz Steinkamp.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

1948: Action during UCLA vs USC

Action during a game of the teams of University of California, Los Angeles and University of Southern California held in 1948.
Source:
Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo".

1948: The team of UCLA

The team University of California, Los Angeles in 1948. Front row: Bob Smith, Rick Roemer, Don Smith, Dave Upham, George Barlow, Dick Sternbach, Gil Tuffli. Second row: Sam Kerman, Marc Robert, Jack Grauman, Webb Coulter, Bob Koenig, Lyle Wolf, Bill Blanchard. Third row: Bob Star (Head coach), Bill Kendall, Norman Paul, Doyle Britton, Frank Lazzlo, Hank Schloten (manager), John Stephenson.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1947: Don Park, the legendary UCLA coach

Don Park, the legendary Head Coach of University of California, Los Angeles who served the team from 1933 to 1947, helping to establish the long tradition of UCLA Water Polo.
Source:
Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo.

1947: The team of UCLA

The team University of California, Los Angeles in 1947. Front row: Zusman, Cozens, Nixon, Kerman, Koenig. Second row: Robert, Reynolds, Cohen, Ellis, Benesch. Third row: Smith, Lazlo, Hulbert, McGray, Davis.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

1946: Humoristic drawing

Humoristic drawing within the 1946 Yearbook of University of California, Los Angeles
Source:
Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo.

1946: The team UCLA

The team University of California, Los Angeles in 1946. Top row: Ellis, Auck, Simon, Langman, Nixon, Kerman. Second row: Armer, Wallace, Tuffli, Henry, Sharack, Sterbach, Vaughn, McGray, Schwartz. Bottom row: Farmer (Mgr), Linners, Cozens, Auerbach (capt), R.Davis, Koenig, Hulbert.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1945: The team UCLA

The team University of California, Los Angeles in 1945. First row L-R: Parks, Sauter, Davis, Capt. Adams, Maynard, Johnson, Pace. Second row: Nadelman, Koffman, Tumbleson, Reed, Moritz, Stephenson. Third row: Bell, Blanchard, Pltotkin, Spears, Fielder, Thest.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1944: The team of UCLA

The team University of California, Los Angeles in 1944. Top row L-R: Brugger, Fielder, Phelps, Davis, Sauter, White (Manager). Second row: Schaub, Kane, Gray, Kaplan. Bottom row: Robert, Peterson, Captain Good, Leavitt, Crane.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1943: The team of UCLA

The team University of California, Los Angeles in 1943. Top row: B.Hanson, Burrill, Blanchard. Middle row: Cobb, Westlake, Stanwood, Farrar, Simons. Bottom row: J.Hanson, Johnson, Cane.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1942: The team of UCLA

The team University of California, Los Angeles in 1942. Front row: Curtis Crumbley, Jim Cozens, Dore Schwab, Stan Talpis, Norbert Aurbach, Pete Ellis, Paul Fournaciari, Captain Bob Kern. Back row: Bob Melvan, Stan Gryde, Frank Buckley, Scott Merrick, Allan Wolff, Jeri Musser, Pete Hanlon, Manager O’Neil.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1941: The team of UCLA

The team University of California, Los Angeles in 1941, winner of the Pacific Coast Championship. Front row: Cavanaugh, Buckley, Greenwell, Shappell, Walters, Sims, Cole, Johnson. Rear row: Mardin (Mgr.), Nixon, Schab, Siegel(captain), Michell, Kern, Talpis. The coach Don Park not appearing in the picture.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1940: The team of UCLA

The team University of California, Los Angeles in 1940. Front row L-R: John Siegal, Scott Merrick, Bob Fisher, Dore Schab, Bill Kuehne, Coach Don Park. Second row: Bill Reed, Hugh Walters, Bob Chandler, Pete Holnback, Fen Holmes. Back row: Henry Eddy, Bill Harrison, Kermit Northrop, Leon Cole, Manager Lew Williams.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1939: The team of Bigua, Uruguay

The team of Bigua de Villa Biarritz, Uruguay that lost with 7-2 against the team of Asociacion Cristiana de Jovenes, during the “Trofeo YMCA” held in Buenos Aires in 1939. From L-R: J.Prado, W.Otaix, J.Costemalle, M.Garcia, L.Souza, F.Giuria.
Source: El Grafico, 18 September 1939

1939: The team of Asociacion Cristiana

The Asociacion Cristiana de Jovenes, winner of the "Trofeo YMCA” held in Buenos Aires in 1939. From L-R: J.C.Volk, R.Monteverde, P.Uzandizada, A.E.Tomson, R.Medina, V.Esposito, R.Goussies.
Source: El Grafico, 18 September 1939

1939: The Juniors of Ferrocaril Oeste

The Juniors team of Ferrocaril Oeste, that took part in the 1939 Juniors Championship of Argentina.
Source:
El Grafico, 1939

1939: The Juniors of Gimnasia y Esgrima

The Juniors team of Gimnasia y Esgrima de la Plata, that took part in the 1939 Juniors Championship of Argentina.
Source:
El Grafico, 1939

1939: The Juniors of Asociacion Cristiana

The Juniors team of Asociacion Cristiana de Jovenes, that took part in the 1939 Juniors Championship of Argentina.
Source:
El Grafico, 1939

1939: The Juniors of Estudiantes de la Plata

The Juniors team of Estudiantes de la Plata, that took part in the 1939 Juniors Championship of Argentina.
Source:
El Grafico, 1939

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

1938: Where you see the fouls

Article and pictures presenting fouls occurring during a Water Polo game. The article appeared in the Argentinean magazine “El grafico” of 14th October 1938.
Source: El grafico, 1938

1938: Where you see the fouls

Article and pictures presenting fouls occurring during a Water Polo game. The article appeared in the Argentinean magazine “El grafico” of 14th October 1938.
Source: El grafico, 1938

1939: Fouls in Water Polo

Article and pictures presenting fouls that occur during a Water Polo game. The article appeared in the Argentinean magazine “El grafico” of 14th April 1939.
Source:
El grafico, 1939

1937: The team of Gimnasia y Esgrima

The team of Gimnasia y Esgrima, Buenos Aires, Argentina that took part in the South American Club Championship in 1937.
Source:
El grafico, 20 March 1937

1937: The team of Bigua, Biarritz

The team of Bigua, Biarritz, Uruguay that took part in the South American Club Championship in 1937.
Source:
El grafico, 20 March 1937

1937: The team of Guruyu, Uruguay

The team of Guruyu, Uruguay that took part in the South American Club Championship in 1937.
Source:
El grafico, 20 March 1937

1937: The team of Club Neptuno, Montevideo

The team of Club Neptuno of Montevideo, Uruguay that took part in the South American Club Championship in 1937. Water Polo in Uruguay, started at the beginning of 20’s. Uruguay competed in the Olympic Games of Berlin in 1936 and London in 1948. In years 1937 and 1949 Uruguay won the South American championships, held at the pool of Trouville in Montevideo.
Source:
El grafico, 20 March 1937

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

1924, Paris: Action at the pool of Tourelles

Unique video of Paris 1924 Olympic Water Polo competition held at the “Stade Nautique des Tourelles”.
Source: private collection
video

Monday, October 13, 2008

1924,Paris: The team of Argentina

The team of Argentina that participated (out of competition) in Paris 1924 Olympic Games. Four years later in Amsterdam 1928 Olympics the team was composed by: Ricardo Bustamante, Carlos Castro Feijoo, Francisco Uranga, Enrique Jorge Moreau, Mario Bistoletti, Luciano Rovere, Francisco Uranga, Cesar S.Vasquez.
Source: “El Grafico” October 1936

Sunday, October 12, 2008

1933:Action in river Arno, Florence

Action during a game of the Italian Championship between the teams of Mameli- Voltri and Rari Nantes Florentia held in the river Arno, Florence in 1933.
Source:
Fiorentini in acqua d’Arno by G.Bonini and F.Cervellati

1934: The Champions of R.N. Florentia

The 1934 team of Rari Nantes Florentia winner of their 2nd National Championship in Italy.
Source:
Fiorentini in acqua d’Arno by G.Bonini and F.Cervellati

1933: The Champions of R.N. Florentia

The 1933 team of Rari Nantes Florentia winner of their 1st National Championship in Italy. Standing L-R: Zabberoni, Camici, Zenobi. In the center Costoli. Seated L-R: Valle, Banchelli and Goggioli.
Source: Fiorentini in acqua d’Arno by G.Bonini and F.Cervellati

Thursday, October 9, 2008

1947: Medal of “Club Gimnasia y Esgrima”

Medal of "Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima” of Buenos Aires, awarded during the 1947 Championship of Argentina.
Source:
private collection

1935: The team of Club Italiano de Buenos Aires

The team of “Club Italiano de Buenos Aires” in 1935.
Source:
magazin “El grafico 1935”

1935: The team of Asociacion Cristiana

The 1935 team of “Asociacion Cristiana de Jovenes” (YMCA), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Source: magazin “El grafico 1935”

1935: The "Club Universitario de Buenos Aires"

The team of “Club Universitario de Buenos Aires” (also known by its acronym C.U.B.A.) in 1935.
Source: magazin “El grafico 1935”

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

1935: Havelange and the Students team of Brazil

The National Students team of Brazil that played series of games in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1935. Second from left João Havelange, ex FIFA President (1974-1998).
Source:
magazin “El grafico 1935”

1935: Article by Márton Homonnai

Article of Argentinean Sports magazine “El Grafico” presenting an interview of the legendary Márton Homonnai, member of the Hungarian team in Paris 1924, Amsterdam 1928, Los Angeles 1932 and Berlin 1936 Olympics.
Source:
magazin “El grafico 1935”

1935: The team of “Asociacion Cristiana”

The 1935 team of “Asociacion Cristiana de Jovenes” (YMCA), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Source: magazin “El grafico 1935”