P. Hal Sims Photo

P. Hal Sims

Born: Nov 8, 1886

Death: Feb 26, 1949

Birthplace: Selma

Nationality: United States

P. Hal Sims

Date of Birth : Nov 8, 1886
Date of Death : Feb 26, 1949
Birth Place : Selma

Philip Hal Sims was an American bridge player. In 1932 he was ranked by Shepard Barclay, bridge commentator of the New York Herald Tribune, the second best player in the US during the preceding year. According to his obituary in The New York Times, Sims was "a colorful person and a sportsman who excelled in almost whatever intellectual or athletic competition he pursued." Beside bridge and golf it mentioned "tennis, backgammon, billiards, chemin-de-fer and racing". He stood about 6 feet, 4 inches, and weighed about 300 pounds.

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