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Milwaukee Takes Gold  Tug of War, 1904 St. Louis OlympicsAt the beginning of the last century, tug of war was more than just a groan-inducing part of company picnics. From 1900 to 1920, it was an Olympic event. Traditionally, the best teams came from Scandinavia and Great Britain, where the sport still enjoys a strong niche following. But one American squad managed to grab gold in the 1904 St. Louis games—the pullers of the Milwaukee Athletic Club.

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1904 Olympic Tug of War competition (photo credit: Library of Congress Collections)

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