Jim Thorpe

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Noun1.Jim Thorpe - outstanding United States athlete (1888-1953)
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Vandaveer serves on the board of Bankers Bank in Oklahoma City and as chairman of the board of the Jim Thorpe Association and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
This years coin recognizes the accomplishments of Olympian and multi-talented athlete Jim Thorpe.
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team.
Caption: Honoree Larry Gatta (second from left) with Dollar General colleagues Jim Thorpe, AI Tenllado, Todd Vasos, Laura Rutledge and Mary Winn Pilkington.
Three-time National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin's Undefeated charts the rise of Jim Thorpe, Olympic gold medalist in the decathlon and All-American fullback for the Carlisle Indians, one of the most innovative football teams ever to take the field.
A favourite comes from Stockholm'sAmerican Jim Thorpe romped to victory in both the decathlon and the pentathlon.
My first thought always goes to Native-American Jim Thorpe (1887-1953).
Four months earlier Carlisle's great Jim Thorpe had won two gold medals competing in the pentathlon and decathlon in the world Olympics held in Sweden.
He was a director of ESSA Bancorp from July 2012 to March 2014 and has served as a director of JTNB Bancorp Inc and its banking unit Jim Thorpe Neighborhood Bank since September 2014.
and its banking unit Jim Thorpe Neighbourhood Bank since September 2014.
Jim Thorpe Award (best defensive back) -- Gerod Holliman, Louisville.
1913: American athlete Jim Thorpe was stripped of his pentathlon and decathlon gold medals from the 1912 Stockholm Olympics after it was discovered he had been paid for playing baseball a couple of years earlier.