1963 SENIOR NATIONALS
HARRISBURG, PA
JUNE 28 - 29, 1963

(FROM STRENGTH & HEALTH MAGAZINE)
NAME TEAM/HOME TOWN PRESS SNATCH C  &  J TOTAL Place
Bantamweight Class
Shiro Ichinoseki Japan 200 210 290* 700 1
David Moyer Redding, PA 230 170 240 640 2
Vic Rodriguez Brooklyn YMCA 195 180 235 610 3
Eugene Stefko Allentown YMCA 190 175 240 605 4
* - SHIRO ICHINOSEKI - NEW JUNIOR WORLD RECORD CLEAN & JERK - 290 (Actual weight 292 Pounds)
Featherweight Class
Yoshinobu Miyake Japan 240 250 310 800 1
Walter lmahara U. S. Army 230 210 280 720 2
Bien Hidalgo Brooklyn YMCA 215 190 270 675 3
Leonard Folato Surf Breakers 210 190 250 650 4
Stan Levin San Diego, CA 215 185 --- ~0~ -
Lennell Shepherd Wilmington W. C. 190 190 --- ~0~ -
Isaac Berger York Barbell 240 --- --- ~0~ -
Pedro Hernandez Harbor City A. C. --- --- --- ~0~ -
Lightweight Class
Tony Garcy York Barbell 260 240 305 805 1
Russ Knipp Pittsburgh Boys Club 275 225 300 800 2
Kurt Jotzat Irving Park YMCA 250 220 305 775 3
Homer Brannum Lloyd's Gym 255 215 300 770 4
Robert Neff Stanczyk's 300 220 230 300 750 5
James Massai Bu McBurney YMCA 220 230 300 750 6
Middleweight Class
Hitoshi Ouchi Japan 290 270 335 895* 1
Joe Puleo York Barbell 285 250 325 860 2
Bill Kowaloff Queens Central YMCA 265 235 315 815 3
David Norton Poughkeepsie, NY 250 220 330 800 4
Ted Frank Bellville W. C. 235 240 325 800 5
Joe Grantham Denver YMCA 250 230 300 780 6
Paul Major Iron Master B. C. 225 235 310 770 7
Don Booth E. Liverpool, 0H 225 225 285 735 8
Larry Mintz Electchester A. A. 285 --- --- ~0~ -
Floyd Despirito Union, NJ 270 --- --- ~0~ -
* - - NEW JUNIOR WORLD RECORD TOTAL -
Lightheavyweight Class
Tommy Kono Hawaii-York A. C. 315 280 375 970 1
Louis Riecke New Orleans A. C. 310 300 360 970 2
Gary Cleveland Minneapolis, MN 315 275 345 935 3
Jim Dorn York Barbell 270 275 350 895 4
Richard Berger Lubbock A. C. 270 250 340 860 5
Vic Schreiner Queens Central YMCA 285 240 325 850 6
Jim George ACMWL 280 270 --- ~0~ -
Willy Claes McBurney YMCA 280 --- --- ~0~ -
Middleheavyweight Class
Bill March York Barbell 335 285 380 1000 1
Ken Rose Montclair YMCA 310 285 360 955 2
Clyde Emrich Irving Park YMCA 295 280 360 935 3
Bob Bednarski Central Falls W. C 305* 265# 330 900@ 4
John Gourgott New Orleans A. C. 310 260 330 900 5
Fred Schutz Irving Park YMCA 285 260 340 885 6
Bob Bartholomew Allentown YMCA 290 250 335 875 7
Rosalious White Pottstown YMCA 280 260 330 870 8
Clyde Wetter Venice, CA 250 240 325 815 9
Jerry Engelbert Magic Valley A. C. 300 --- --- ~0~ -
Gil DeMeglio Detroit W. C. --- --- --- ~0~ -
Donald Perkins Springfield YMCA --- --- --- ~0~ -
* - BOB BEDNARSKI - NEW JUNIOR WORLD RECORD PRESS - 305 (Actual weight 307 1/2 Pounds)
# - BOB BEDNARSKI - TEENAGE AMERICAN RECORD SNATCH - 265 (Actual weight 267 Pounds)
@ - BOB BEDNARSKI - TEENAGE AMERICAN RECORD TOTAL - 900
Heavyweight Class
Sid Henry Preston Lions 380 320 425 1125 1
Norb Schemansky York Barbell 370 335 415 1120 2
Marty Weckstein York Barbell 325 275 350 950 3
Ed Kreusser Brooklyn, NY 340 --- --- ~0~ -
Joe Dube Riverside A. C. 340 --- --- ~0~ -
      BEST LIFTER:TOMMY KONO
TEAM PLACINGS (Scoring 7-5-4-3-2-1):PTsPTs
  1.   York Barbell Club, York, PA 31   8.    Pittsburgh Boys' Club, Pittsburgh, PA  5
  2.   Japan 21   8.    Queens Central YMCA, Flushing, NY  5
  3.   Irving Park YMCA, Chicago, IL   9 12.    Central Falls W. C., Central Falls, RI  3
  4.   Central YMCA, Brooklyn, NY   8 12.    Lloyd's Gym, San Diego, CA  3
  5.   Hawaii-York A.C., Honolulu, HI   7 14.    Stanczyk's 300 Club, Miami, FL  2
  5.   Preston Lions, North Dallas, TX   7 14.    Belleville W. C, Belleville, IL  2
  5.   New Orleans A. C., New Orleans, LA   7 14.    Lubbock A. C., Lubbock, TX  2
  8.   U. S. Army   5 17.    Central YMCA, Denver, CO  1
  8.   Montclair YMCA, Montclair, NJ   5 17.    McBurney YMCA, New York City, NY  1

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