Gil Dodds (Athlete)

Gil Dodds (Athlete)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gilbert Lothair Dodds, called "The Flying Parson," was an American distance runner and athlete. In the 1940s, he held the American and World records for the mile run. He was awarded the James E. Sullivan Award as the top amateur athlete in the United States in 1943. When in race condition, Dodds weighed 148 pounds and stood 5 feet 9 inches tall. Gilbert Lothair Dodds was born in Norcatur, Kansas, one of five children and the son of Rev. and Mrs. J. G. Dodds. His minister father was half English and half Irish; his mother was of German ancestryshow more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134964425
  • 9786134964425