A heavyweight wrestling bout in Lake Worth, Florida. Men lay snow in a ring. Heavyweight wrestlers in the ring. They drop each other. Spectators in the stands. Their red flannels add a quaint touch of color.
Gentle murder style displayed on wrestling match in Florida. A wrestling match during the Battle Royal championship at Lake Worth wrestling ring. Number of heavyweight wrestlers trying to overpower each other. The Undertaker presses neck of other wrestler against ropes of the ring and then traps the neck between two ropes. He messes up with the referee who rescues the other wrestler. He again goes further and traps the neck of the other wrestler between other ropes.
An auto boat in Fort Worth, Texas on Lake Worth. Men stand nearby and look at the auto boat. Men and a woman seated in the auto boat. It moves in water. The "auto boat" is a conventional car sitting atop a floating chassis in the water that connects with steering and rear wheels to guide and power the car-boat combination. View of Casino Beach in Fort Worth including roller coaster. Men fishing from the autoboat perimeter.
In Fort Worth, Texas, famous ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and his doll Charlie McCarthy are interviewed during a parade in their honor, that started at the T&P Terminal following their performance at Casa Manana. Here they are seen stopped along the parade route to talk to Amon Carter from radio station WBAP, the first radio station in Fort Worth. Amon Carter presented Charlie McCarthy with a Shady Oaks hat, his custom with all notable persons who visited Fort Worth. A crowd of spectators stands near them and watches during the radio interview. Scene moves indoors to a Texas Rangers ceremony in Dallas, with McCarthy and Bergen entertaining as Texas Rangers stand behind them and watch.
St. Louis Cardinals baseball team practices at spring training, 1938, in St. Petersburg Florida. Shots of team warming up in stadium. Shot of pitcher Paul Dean posing with his brother, Hall of Fame pitcher Dizzy Dean. Closeups of Dizzy Dean smiling, throwing. Shot of Cardinals manager and Hall of Fame second baseman Frankie Frisch. Cardinal player hits fly ball, palm trees in background. Outfielder and Hall of Famer Joe Medwick catches ball. Two young boys intently watch the action. Pitcher Lon Warneke (#18) throws. Outfielder Pepper Martin (#1) bunts and races down to first base. (Note: Dizzy Dean, who had a sore arm, would be traded to the Chicago Cubs just before the start of the 1938 season.)
New York Yankees baseball team in spring training. Players fast-walk onto field, pick up baseball bats. Brief close up of Yankees manager Joe McCarthy. Long shot of players catching and throwing baseballs, including #21 Spud Chandler and #24 Ivy Andrews. Shot of longtime Yankees shortstop and coach Frankie Crosetti (#1) throwing. Shot of Yankees pitcher and Hall of Famer Red Ruffing (with dimple on chin). Overhead view of exhibition game.