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    09-18-2019, 03:15 PM
    midwestfan replied to a thread The Clementine in Historical
    Kejelcha was born 2 years before El G's WR (1997) run and Tefera was born 3 months after El G's run (1999). Someone born in 2004 would equal Taber's...
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    09-17-2019, 06:36 PM
    midwestfan replied to a thread The Clementine in Historical
    If I recall correctly, Walter George held the professional mile record set in 1886 and it was not broken until 1915 by Norman Taber, which would be...
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    08-30-2019, 02:11 PM
    Didn’t dj ask this question about a month ago? This is a good test of recent memory for us septuagenarians which is also a test for spelling at any...
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    08-29-2019, 04:59 PM
    midwestfan replied to a thread Tom O’Hara RIP in Historical
    bambam1729: This morning's Chicago Tribune August 29, 2019, Sports section page 6 has notice of "Rambler Set World Indoor Mile Mark: Tom O'Hara...
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    08-28-2019, 10:48 PM
    midwestfan replied to a thread Tom O’Hara RIP in Historical
    Tom passed away last night in his home, Lombard, iL. He had a slow progressive dementia and had previous coronary bypasses in last 5 years. Obituary...
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    08-28-2019, 04:14 PM
    midwestfan started a thread Tom O’Hara RIP in Historical
    Just received call from family that Tom O’Hara passed away last night. We were long time friends, running buddies, and shared same coach. He was an...
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    08-25-2019, 09:19 PM
    What is connection with gh? I thought Canadian but mileage was not consistent. Did gh do the TJ in college? What was his distance compared to Nick...
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    08-25-2019, 09:07 PM
    Thanks Django for the feed back on H.E.'s fight with Mr Levitt on turning pro. I had to pull out the September 21, 1958 Sports Illustrated issue with...
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    08-25-2019, 08:47 PM
    I vote with Warmego relays Champ and DoubleRBar that the timer stands are for finish lines not starting lines and the one at end of straightaway was...
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    08-24-2019, 04:50 PM
    Gary C: Thanks for all of your texts on your father's legacy. I read them but haven't replied until now. I did not meet your Father but grew up in...
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