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Jim Thorpe

1911 1st Team All American ( Carlisle Football)

1912 1st Team All American ( Carlisle Football )

1912 Led Carlisle To A National Championship ( Football ) Scoring 25 Touchdowns & 198 Points

1912 Olympics Won 2 Gold Medals for Pentathlon & Decathlon

1912 Won Nation Ball Room Contest

1916,17&19 Won Championship Titles with Canton Bulldogs

1920 APFA / NFL 1st President

1920 All Decade Team ( Football )

1923 All Pro

1950 A.P. Greatest Football Player 1st Half 20th Century

1950 A.P. Greatest Athlete 1st Half 20th Century

1951 Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame

1955 NFL's " Most Valuable Player Award " Named " The Jim Thorpe Award "

1958 Elected into The National Indian Hall of Fame

1963 Inducted into The Pro Footbal Hall of Fame

1975 Inducted into The National Track & Field Hall of Fame

1999 House Of Representitives Athlete of the Century

1999 A.P. puts Thorpe 3rd on the list of Athletes of the Century

2001 ABC's Wide World Of Sports Athlete of the Century

 

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Canton Bulldogs New York Giants (1915-1917) (1913-1915)

(1919-1920 &1926) Cincinnati Reds ( 1917 )

Cleveland Tigers (1921 ) New York Giants (1918 )

Oorang Indians (1922-1923 ) Boston Braves (1919 )

Rock Island Independents (1924-1925 )

New York Giants (1925 )

Chicago Cardinals (1928 )

Thorpe Track & Field Records

100 Yard Dash 10 Sec. Flat Long Jump 23 Ft. 6 In.

The 220 21.8 Sec. High Jump 6 Ft. 5 In.

The 440 50.8 Sec. Pole Vault 11 Ft.

the 880 1 : 57 Shot Put 47 Ft. 9 In.

The Mile 4: 35 Javelin Throw 163 Ft.

120 Yard High Hurdles 15 Sec Dicus Throw 136 Ft.

220 Yard Low Hurdles 24 Sec

Jim Thorpe Award

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Jim Thorpe, Track & Field 1912 Olympics

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