Jim Thorpe

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LernerClassroom, 1 вер. 2007 р. - 106 стор.
Think you know all there is to know about Jim Thorpe? Well, did you know that: ? His Sauk and Fox name was Wa-Tho-Huk, which means Bright Path? ? He broke his high schools high jump record on his very first jump? ? On the football field, he could run fast enough to catch his own punt? Jim Thorpe has been called the greatest athlete of the twentieth century. He excelled in football, baseball, and track and field. He won two Olympic gold medals in 1912. But his career was marred by controversy. And as a Native American, he faced much prejudice. Read all about his struggles and his triumphs.
 

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Nobody Is going to Tackle Jim
1
Bright Path
4
Carlisle
16
Athletic Boy
26
Summer Ball
37
OneMan Team
44
Olympic Hero
53
Photos
58
AllAmerican
88
Glory Restored
95
Personal Statistics
98
Selected Career Statistics
99
Sources
101
Bibliography
103
Websites
104
Index
105

Athletic Marvel of the Age
60
Scandal
71
Baseball and Football
78

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Jim Thorpe has been called the greatest athlete of the twentieth century. He excelled in football, baseball, and track and field. He won two Olympic gold medals in 1912. But his career was marred by controversy. And as a Native American, he faced much prejudice. Read all about his struggles and his triumphs.

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