Basketball ~ The Edmonton Grads

1915 ~ 1940  Part 1

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October 17, 2013 · 5:41 am

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  1. The Edmonton Grads ~ 1915 ~ 1940

    The National Film Board of Canada documentary about the Edmonton Grads. The team compiled a record of 502 wins and 20 losses between 1915 and 1940. In 1923 the Grads defeated the Cleveland Favorite Knits 53-33 in a two-game tournament. They successfully defended the title until 1940 until the trophy was declared their permanent possession.
    At the Olympic games of 1924, 1928, 1932 and 1936, the Edmonton Grads represented Canada in the demonstration basketball tournaments. In all of their 27 matches they were victorious.

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