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    Yesterday, 12:18 AM
    I am leaving, I am leaving. But the fighter still remains.
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    08-02-2015, 03:27 AM
    Sorry, Connolly's father was a boxer.
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    08-01-2015, 10:18 PM
    Hal Connolly it is, dukehjsteve. Of course you know that Connolly won the hammer throw in Melbourne (1956). His son, Jim, won the NCAA decathlon...
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    08-01-2015, 08:35 PM
    Happy birthday today (Saturday) to an Olympic champion who died at the age of 79. This champion was a teacher and had a son who became a NCCA...
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    07-18-2015, 06:13 PM
    I, too, grew up in Southern California and relied on the L.A. Times for results. Once I started my subscription to TFN, I was able to get a lot...
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    07-18-2015, 06:06 PM
    It would have been great fun to talk with Carr and Eastman about the 1932 Olympics. Ben Eastman died in 2002 at the age of 91. Bill Carr was in a...
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    07-18-2015, 03:25 PM
    I've read that Eastman had a slight injury and they didn't really need him to win the relay, so he was replaced. Not sure how accurate this is.
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    07-17-2015, 08:27 PM
    A very impressive series by Christian Taylor today.
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    07-15-2015, 12:26 AM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread Steal Of A Deal in Historical
    Willie Steele it is, catson52. Very good. Willie Steele (San Diego State) won the long jump in London (1948). He was born 92 years ago today.
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    07-14-2015, 11:15 PM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread Steal Of A Deal in Historical
    Bruce Kritzler, one of those is correct.
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    07-14-2015, 07:59 PM
    DoubleRBar started a thread Steal Of A Deal in Historical
    Happy birthday today (Tuesday) to an Olympic champion who was born during the same year that President Warren G. Harding died in San Francisco. ...
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    07-14-2015, 03:29 AM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread James Lincoln in Historical
    Very good, catson52. Our birthday athlete today is Jonni Myyra of Finland (Finland is not part of Scandinavia). Myyra won the javelin gold medal...
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    07-14-2015, 03:01 AM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread James Lincoln in Historical
    You're right, it was Richmond, California. Yes, James Lincoln also competed in the Olympics and competed in the same event as our birthday athlete....
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    07-13-2015, 10:50 PM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread James Lincoln in Historical
    I'm glad they're nice.
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    07-13-2015, 10:36 PM
    DoubleRBar started a thread James Lincoln in Historical
    Happy birthday today (Monday) to an Olympic champion with two Olympic gold medals, both of which were won on August 15, but different years. This...
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    07-09-2015, 07:38 PM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread Lausanne DL in Current Events
    I think the triple jump is the event of the meet, so far.
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    07-09-2015, 07:33 PM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread Lausanne DL in Current Events
    Taylor will get the American record. I can feel it in my bones.
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    07-08-2015, 10:01 PM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread Photo Finish in Historical
    Happy birthday today to Harrison Dillard and congratulations catson52. Dillard turns 92 today. He won two Olympic gold medals in the four by 100...
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    07-08-2015, 07:26 PM
    DoubleRBar started a thread Photo Finish in Historical
    Happy 92nd birthday today (Wednesday) to an Olympic champion who own four Olympic gold medals in three different events. Our birthday athlete was...
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    07-08-2015, 03:19 AM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread Space For Rent in Historical
    Happy birthday today to Adam Nelson, gold medalist from the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Nice job, KDFINE. I guess there aren't too many Olympic...
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    07-07-2015, 09:53 PM
    DoubleRBar started a thread Space For Rent in Historical
    Happy 40th birthday today (Tuesday) to an Olympic gold medalist who also owns an Olympic silver medal. This athlete was 29 when winning that...
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    07-07-2015, 03:18 PM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread Lon Spurrier in Historical
    I'm very sorry to hear of Lon Spurrier's death. Although I wasn't in Melbourne in 1956 for the Olympics, I have read a lot about Lon Spurrier and...
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    07-06-2015, 07:09 PM
    DoubleRBar replied to a thread 20,088 Days in Historical
    Very nice job, gm76 and happy birthday today to Valerie Brisco-Hooks who won three Olympic gold medals at the Los Angeles Olympic Games 31 years ago...
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    07-06-2015, 02:59 PM
    DoubleRBar started a thread 20,088 Days in Historical
    Happy 55th birthday today (Monday) to an Olympic champion who is coaching track and field today. This Olympic athlete had an older brother who...
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