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Jim Thorpe

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe was a Sac and Fox athlete of Native American and European ancestry. Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football, and also played professional baseball and basketball. He lost his Olympic titles after it was found he was paid for playing two seasons of semi-professional baseball before competing in the Olympics, thus viol...

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  • SportsCentury Jim Thorpe Part 1

    SportsCentury Jim Thorpe Part 1

  • Jim Thorpe, The World's Greatest Athlete: Official Trailer

    Jim Thorpe, The World's Greatest Athlete: Official Trailer

  • Jim Thorpe lead Native American in Sports

    Jim Thorpe lead Native American in Sports

  • Sac and Fox Always Kickin': comedy, Jim Thorpe in speaking as a football coach, 1932

    Sac and Fox Always Kickin': comedy, Jim Thorpe in speaking as a football coach, 1932

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