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Dwight Filley Davis (Tennis. Born, St. Louis, MO, July 5, 1879; died, Washington, DC, Nov. 28, 1945.) A Harvard man who donated one of the most celebrated trophies in sports, Dwight Filley Davis played singles in the first Davis Cup matches in 1900 and a losing doubles match in the second international team event in […]
Eddie Butler (Athletics. Bron, Brooklyn, NY, Mar. 17, 1892; died, Brooklyn, NY, Nov. 26, 1956.) An all-around athlete at Cornell (where he captained the 1912 football team), Edmund William Butler became the leader of the Crescent A.C. in Brooklyn. Butler joined the Brooklyn amateur group in 1912 and became the New York State handball champion in […]