100 greatest sports heroes

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Grosset & Dunlap, 1972 - Athletes - 145 pages
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Contents

GROVER CLEVELAND ALEXANDER Alexander the Great
1
ALEXANDER CARTWRIGHT Father of Baseball
14
CLARENCE DeMAR The Shuffler
27
BOB FITZSIMMONS The Australian Blacksmith
40
RALPH GREENLEAF Man with a Cue Stick
48
BOBBY JONES Immortal Golfer
61
BOB MATHIAS King of the Decathlon
75
PARRY OBRIEN Mighty Muscle Man
89
TEX RICKARD Greatest of Boxing Promoters
102
WILBUR SHAW Speedway Daredevil
114
BILL TILDEN Giant of the Court
128
GAR WOOD Daredevil of the Waters
142
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