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Bob Mathias

Sports Figure, Politician (17-Nov-1930 — 2-Sep-2006)


Bob Mathias; with Bob Mendes. The Bob Mathias Story. Sports Publishing LLC. 2001. 240pp.

Jim Scott. Bob Mathias: Champion of Champions. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1952. 247pp.

Myron Tassin. Bob Mathias: The Life of the Olympic Champion. St. Martin's Press. 1983. 116pp.

Chris Terrence. Bob Mathias: Across the Fields of Gold: Tribute to an American Hero. Lenexa, KS: Addax Publishing Group. 2000. 112pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Congressional Biography [link]

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.464)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.700)

  8. American Lives: Sports (vol.2, pp.128-30)

  9. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.531)

  10. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.874)

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