Brown University Athletics: From the Bruins to the Bears

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Arcadia Publishing, Nov 1, 2003 - History - 128 pages
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Brown University established one of the first athletic programs in the nation in 1857. As one of the oldest colleges in America, the university has been a pioneer in intercollegiate athletics for more than one hundred twenty-five years. Brown University Athletics: From the Bruins to the Bears explores this rich and storied history with rare archival photographs.

Brown University Athletics features some of the greatest teams and athletes in Brown history, as well as several others who have gone on to prominent careers, including Governor Don Carcieri, media mogul Ted Turner, and ESPN sports anchor Chris Berman. From football legends John Heisman, Joe Paterno, and Steve Jordan to baseball star Billy Almon, Brown athletes have enjoyed tremendous success and have won national championships in several sports.

  

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19011929
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19301953
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19541970
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19711989
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19902003
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Author Gordon M. Morton III is a graduate of Brown University, where he was a staff writer for the Brown Daily Herald. He has worked in the university sports information office and as the director of marketing and communications for the university sports foundation, where his work has garnered numerous awards. He has also covered everything from professional basketball and hockey to college football and lacrosse for the Associated Press.

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