Sunday, June 28, 2009

1900’s: Girls playing Water Polo in the beach

Colourful English trade card of the 1900’s showing girls playing Water Polo in the beach.
Source: private collection

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

1929: HMS Cardiff vs HMS London

Postcard view of the 1929 Royal Navy fleet water polo final between HMS Cardiff and HMS London. London won the match 5-0 on 17th August 1929. HMS Cardiff is in the background with watching sailors.
Source: private collection

1910’s: Water Polo in Avon river, Warwickshire

Water Polo match in the river Avon close to Rugby town in Warwickshire, England in the 1910’s. Rugby town is credited with being the birthplace of rugby football.
Source:
private collection

Monday, June 15, 2009

1900’s: "Tough struggle" by J.Baines Cards

Interesting trading card with a Water Polo theme issued in the early 1900’s by J.Baines Cards, Bradford. J.Braines cards were usually covering subjects of Rugby League, Rugby Union,Association football, Cricket & Golf.
Source:
courtesy of Frédéric Humbert; http://rugby-pioneers.blogs.com/

1969: The elegant and expressive Bob Horn

Bob Horn, member of the 1956 and 1960 US Olympic team and Coach of the 1969, 1971 and 1972 University of California, Los Angeles teams that won the respective NCAA Championships.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1968: Bob Horn coaching UCLA

Bob Horn, coaching the 1968 team of University of California, Los Angeles. The team: Bob Allison, Doug Anderson, Dave Anduri, Jack Bariteau, Bill Cole, Andy Degues, Chuck Dragicevich, Jim Ferguson, Steve Flecher, Dave Follette, Curt Hansen, Mike Kent, Jeff Losch, Mike Ogara, Tom Omdahl, Terry Palma, Jim Slatten, DaleThomsen, Torrey Webb.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1969: The winners of UCLA

The team of University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) winner of the 1969 NCAA Championship. The team: Pat Louglin, Jack Bariteau, Gregg Arth, Paul Becskehezy, Torrey Webb, Jim Ferguson, Steve Gentes, Doug Anderson, Carl Thomas, Andy Degeus, Jim Puffer, Bob Allison, Bob Ramsey, Doug Routh. Head Coach: Bob Horn and assistant Coach: Buzz Thayer.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

1966: The team of UCLA

The team of University of California, Los Angeles, that took part into the 1966 NCAA Championship. Front row L-R: “Buzz” Thayer – assistant Coach, Ken Smith, Bob Teele, Jay Cambell, Roger Siegel, Garrett Wittkopp, Tim Cannis, Bob Horn – Head Coach. Middle row: Stan Cole, Tyke Morris, Torrey Webb, Rody Davis, Dave Follette. Back row L-R: Jim Delacy, Russel Webb, Bruce Bradley, Jim Slatton and Steve Mandell.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

1967: Bob Horn coaching UCLA

The legendary coach of University of California, Los Angeles, Bob Horn coaching his team during the 1967 NCAA Championship.
Source:
Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1967: The team of UCLA

The team of University of California, Los Angeles that took part into the 1967 NCAA Championship. Bottom row: John Montrella, Stan Cole, Russ Webb. Second row: Bob Teele, Bob Horn (head Coach), Ken Smith, Jim Slatton, Bruce Bradley, Tom Omdahl, Dennis Moonier. Top row: Chuck Bergman, Steve Fletcher, Dale Thomson, Dave Follette, Doug Anderson, Jim DeLacy, Jim Kauffman, Garrett, Whittkopp, Roger Siegal.
Source: Photo courtesy of UCLA Water Polo". This picture is for viewing purposes only. No reproduction or distribution rights are granted.

1965: The team of C.N. Montjuic

The team of Club Natacion Montjuic - Barcelona in 1965. Standing L-R: Alonso, Bonet, Carabí, Pitart, Molinero. Kneeling L-R: Romero, Escolies, Medina(coach), Rosselló, Brascó
Source: courtesy of Juan Antonio Molinero and Pepe Brasco

1963: The team of C.N. Montjuic

The team of Club Natacion Montjuic - Barcelona in 1963. Standing L-R: Brascó, Alonso, López, Carmany (coach), Bonet, Molinero. Kneeling L-R: Escolies, Romero, Gónzalez, Rosselló
Source: courtesy of Juan Antonio Molinero and Pepe Brasco

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

1932: Mauricio Zuckermandl, in action

In action, Mauricio Zuckermandl, one of the best players of the National team of Argentina and “Gimnasia y Esgrima”of Buenos Aires in 1932.
Source:
El Grafico 1932