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May 28, 1887 in Sports History

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Person of interestJim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe, American all-round athlete (Olympic gold decathlon, pentathlon 1912; College & Pro Football Hall of Fame), born in Indian Territory, Oklahoma (d. 1953)

Versatile Athlete Jim Thorpe
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Jim Thorpe

1887 in Sport