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1932 Summer Olympic Games
July 24, 1932: "By defeating the Illinois Athletic Club stars, the Los Angeles Athletic Club water polo team won the right July 23 to represent the United States in the 1932 Summer Olympic Games. This is the first time a team has been chosen for the water polo matches; in previous Olympiads the United States squad was selected from outstanding players of the country. Pictured, back row, left to right: Frank Graham; Clyde Swendsen, head swimming coach; Les Henry, manager; Frank Rivas, assistant coach; Charlie Finn; Joseph Knapp; Cal Strong; and Harvey Walters. Front row, left to right: Austin Clapp; Charles McAllister; Wallace O'Connor, captain; Phil Daubenspeck; and Herb Wildman."