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Notable Sportspeople Portal

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  • Ralph "Shug" Jordan (1910 - 1980)
    Ralph "Shug" Jordan (1910-1980) coached the Auburn University football team from 1951 until his retirement at the end of the 1975 season. Recording 176 wins, 83 losses, and six ties, Jordan led his alm...
  • George Vernon Irons, Sr. (1902 - 1998)
    Educator, Civic Leader, Athlete George Vernon Irons, Sr., was born on August 2, 1902, in Demopolis, Alabama, to Dr. Andrew George and Belle Vernon Allen Irons. His teenage years were spent in Raleigh...
  • Jim Bush (1926 - 2017)
    Jim Bush, who coached some of track and field’s most successful athletes, more than 20 of whom competed in the Olympic Games, and led the University of California, Los Angeles, to five N.C.A.A. titles,...
  • Jalynne April Crawford
    Former elite U.S. gymnast. Won the 2004 Level 10 national all-around and floor exercise titles (Senior A). Competed for UCLA.
  • Sven Tumba (1931 - 2011)
    Svensk ishockeyspelare. Forward i Djurgårdens IF och svenska landslaget. Spelade 16 A-lagssäsonger för Djurgården i högsta serien, gjorde 287 mål och vann 8 SM-guld. Spelade 245 landskamper, inklusive ...

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