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Tiddlywinks Across the Sea!Reprinted from This Week magazine, 4 November 1962, pages 20-21.  Charlie Rice’s Punchbowl column.(a Sunday supplement inserted in newspapers)There was a faint pink, and a wink clinked on the brink of the cup — and just managed to sink in with a clink!A faint roar went up from about 50…

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Rainier Beer’s Tiddlywinks Tourney Is Smashing Success Reprinted from Advertising Age, 10 September 1962, page 30 SAN FRANCISCO, – Sept. 4 – Although it (a game? a sport? athletic event?) may never actually replace advertising, Tiddlywinks gained considerable public exposure for Sicks’ Rainier Brewing Co., Seattle, as well as a bit…

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Tiddlywink driveReprinted from the New York Times, 8 August 1962, page 38, column 6Howard Gossage, president of Weiner & Gossage, Inc., of San Francisco, who recently made an important contribution to the music world (he developed the Bach and Bethoven [sic] sweat shirts), has now moved into the field of sports. …

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Tiddledywinks!Reprinted from the Christian Science Monitor, 3 August 1962, page 3 (Eastern edition).  [Drawing included]By the Associated PressNew YorkThe die is cast.  The chips are down.  The ga[u]ntlet has been flung and picked up.England and the United States clash at noon Aug. 4 for what is billed as the world’s first…

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In the MailboxTiddlywinks, Anyone?Reprinted from the New York Times, 17 June 1962, page S3 column 8TO THE SPORTS EDITOR:I am one of a party of four Oxford undergraduates who are making a tour of America this summer, playing tiddlywinks.  We are sponsored by Guinness and are being filmed in London later…

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In August and September 1962, eight winkers from Oxford University in England toured the United States, playing winks against college teams and other quickly-assembled teams.  Oxford’s tour of the US left a lasting impact… the jump-start of intercollegiate play in the US in 1962.  In December 1962, winks at Harvard…