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Eleventh Series Of Famous American Athletes Of Today (Paperback) Loot Price: R628
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Eleventh Series Of Famous American Athletes Of Today (Paperback): Frank Waldman

Eleventh Series Of Famous American Athletes Of Today (Paperback)

Frank Waldman

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Eleventh Series of FAMOUS AMERICAN ATHLETES OF TODAY By FRANK WALDMAN L. C. PAGE COMPANY BOSTON PUBLISHERS LtfCIUS BENJAMIN LITRE APPLING Copyright, 1949 By L. C. Page Company Incorporated All Rights Reserved Second Impression, June, 1950 PRINTED IN U. S. A. TO MY MOTHER AND FATHER The First Sports Fans I Ever Met ACKNOWLEDGMENT The author wishes to express his appreciation to the following for their assistance in the gathering of material for this volume Web Morse, Sports Editor of The Christian Science Monitor Ed Rumill of The Christian Science Monitor Jerry Nason, Sports Editor of the Boston Globe Harold Kaese, Assistant Sports Editor of the Boston Globe and Jack Barry of the Boston Globe. CONTENTS INTRODUCTION xiii Chapter Page I. LUCIUS BENJAMIN LUKE APPLING Old Aches and Pains 3 II. BARKER, BEARD, GROZA AND JONES The Four Kentucky Wildcats .... 19 III. HENRY EUGENE GENE BEARDEN 194 5 American League Rookie of the Year 41 IV. RICHARD DICK BUTTON AND BAR BARA ANN SCOTT Teen-Age Champions of the Ice . ... 61 V. ALVIN RALPH AL DARK Bright Star of the Boston Braves ... 81 VI. ROBERT IRVING BOB ELLIOTT Mr. Team of the Boston Braves ... 99 VII. JAMES EDWARD JIM HEGAN Clevelands Iron Man in the Iron Mask . 119 VIII. THOMAS DAVID TOMMY HENRICH The Yankees Old Pro 141 IX. WILLIAM BEN HOGAN Golfdoms Mighty Mite 161 X. LONGWOOD AND THE RISING TENNIS GENERATION 177 XI. JOHN ROBERT JOHNNY MIZE TheBigCa 199 ix x CONTENTS XII. THE 1948 OLYMPICS Fifty-nine Nations in Championship Compe tition 219 XIIL JACK ROOSEVELT JACKIE ROBINSON Brooklyns Star Second Baseman . . . 239 XIV. JOHN FRANKLIN JOHNNY SAIN, JR. Twenty-Game Winner for Three Consecutive Years 261 XV. VERNON DECATUR VERN STEPHENS, J R.Little Slug of the Boston Red Sox . . 281 XVI. EWELL DOAK WALKER, JR. All-American Mustang 303 XVII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT ATHLETES PRESENTED IN PREVIOUS VOLUMES 323 INDEX 349 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS Page Lucius Benjamin Luke Appling .... Frontispiece Cliff Barker, Ralph Beard 18 Alex Groza, Wallace Wah Wah Jones 19 Henry Eugene Gene Bearden 41 Richard Dick Button, Barbara Ann Scott .... 61 Alvin Ralph Al Dark 81 Robert Irving Bob Elliott 99 James Edward Jim Hegan with his battery mate, Gene Bearden 119 Thomas David Tommy Henrich 141 William Ben Hogan 161 Robert Bob Falkenburg 177 John Robert Johnny Mize 199 Opening Day Olympic Games Ceremonies at Wembley Stadium, England 219 Jack Roosevelt Jackie Robinson 239 John Franklin Johnny Sain, Jr 261 Vernon Decatur Vern Stephens, Jr 281 Ewell Doak Walker, Jr SOS

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Imprint: Read Books
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: March 2007
First published: March 2007
Authors: Frank Waldman
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 22mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 404
ISBN-13: 978-1-4067-0075-6
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography
Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > General
Books > Biography > General
LSN: 1-4067-0075-4
Barcode: 9781406700756

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