C C Pyle s Amazing Foot Race

Pyle vaulted himself into the same league, a bigger name than Crandall, though not quite as prominent as Rickard. ... to ever race a mile a minute, had already become acquainted with Pickens's future business colleague, C. C. Pyle.

C C  Pyle s Amazing Foot Race

C C Pyle s Amazing Foot Race


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C.C. Pyle's Amazing Foot Race
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Geoff Williams
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-26 - Publisher: Tantor eBooks

Books about C.C. Pyle's Amazing Foot Race
Cash and Carry
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Jim Reisler
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-22 - Publisher: McFarland

C.C.“Cash and Carry” Pyle made several fortunes representing professional football and tennis players—before losing everything and disappearing into history’s dustbin. This work reevaluates Pyle’s fast life and times while analyzing his extraordinary and enduring legacy. In 1925, Pyle rocked the sports world by inducing Red Grange to abandon the leafy
The Great American Foot Race
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Andrew Speno
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-04 - Publisher: Boyds Mills Press

This accessible and thoroughly researched nonfiction debut introduces young readers to a fascinating, little-known event—the Transcontinental Foot Race, which came to be known as the Bunion Derby. It is set in 1928, the height of the Roaring Twenties—a time of optimism, a time of excess, and the Age of Ballyhoo.
The First Star
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Lars Anderson
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-29 - Publisher: Random House

In The First Star, acclaimed sports writer Lars Anderson recounts the thrilling story of Harold "Red" Grange, the Galloping Ghost of the gridiron, and the wild barnstorming tour that earned professional football a place in the American sporting firmament. Red Grange's on-field exploits at the University of Illinois, so vividly
C.C. Pyle's Amazing Foot Race
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Geoff Williams
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-10 - Publisher: Rodale Press

Offers an account of the 1928 cross-country foot race; the legendary sports promoter, C. C. Pyle, who sponsored the event; and Andy Payne, a twenty-year-old part-Cherokee Oklahoman who entered the contest in hopes of saving his family's farm.

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