Thursday, January 1, 2009

1896: Polo-Football at Lurline Baths, California.

Extract from "The San Francisco Call.” of Monday July 20, 1896: "At the Lurline Baths on Larkin street there was no end of fun and excitement. Every Friday evening there are contests at “Polo – Football” in the water followed by a varied exhibition of high and fancy diving and swimming. The Polo team consisting of: Captain J.A. Geddes, forward; Ed Stolle, forward; W.C.Pomin, centre; E.Schang left back, Lyon, right back and R.B. Stolle goalkeeper......”
Source: The San Francisco Call. Monday July 20, 1896