Jim Thorpe~All American (Sports) Won More Olympic Gold than any other.  Native American Indian. (1887~1953) He Was the BEST of the BEST.

Somebody stole his shoes before his race. All he could find were two shoes of different sizes discarded in the trash can. One was too big so he wore extra socks. He ran his race like this, and got an Olympic gold medal, and set a world record.

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (Caucasian and Native American). Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball.

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (May 1888 – March was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (Caucasian and Native American). Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and de

Jim Thorpe was the first president of the NFL.

Jim Thorpe—gold medalist at the 1912 Olympics, in the pentathlon and decathlon events.

Jim Thorpe | New York Giants - 1913

New York Baseball in 1913 Presentation Oradell, NJ

Jim Thorpe: A football All-America at Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, he also won the pentathlon and decathlon at the 1912 Stockholm Games - only to forfeit the medals after it was learned he had played semipro baseball. Those golds were restored to Thorpe's family in 1983.

Jim Thorpe was a Native American who may have been the greatest multi-sport athlete of all time.

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (Caucasian and Native American). Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), 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…

Jim Thorpe All-American gold medalist in pentathlon & decathlon. He played football, baseball & basketball professionally. Had Olympic medals taken away.

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (Sac and Fox (Sauk): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated to "Bright Path")[1] (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953)[2] was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (Caucasian and Native American). Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball.

James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (Sac and Fox (Sauk): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated to "Bright (May 1888 – March

The "Switzerland of America" attracts visitors for its picturesque scenery and architecture.  - GoodHousekeeping.com

The 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America

The "Switzerland of America" attracts visitors for its picturesque scenery and architecture. - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, the Poconos.

Jim Thorpe The World's Greatest Athlete > did you know Jim Thorpe used to also play baseball??! along with football & track

Jim Thorpe The World's Greatest Athlete > did you know Jim Thorpe used to also play baseball? along with football & track

Who Was Jim Thorpe Considered One of the Best Athletes of All Time?

Who Was Jim Thorpe Considered One of the Best Athletes of All Time?

Jim Thorpe, age 24, at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. Born on Indian territory to parents of mixed ancestry, Thorpe won gold in the pentathlon and the decathlon, dominating eight of the fifteen events.   He was later was stripped of both medals when it was revealed that he had played professional baseball before the Olympics. After the games, he played professional football, baseball, and basketball until the age of 41, when the Great Depression ended his athletic career.

Jim Thorpe, age at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. Born on Indian territory to parents of mixed ancestry, Thorpe won gold in the pentathlon and the decathlon, dominating eight of the fifteen events. He was later was stripped of both medals when it w !

Native American Olympic Champion/Baseball Player Jim Thorpe - Cincinnati Reds 1917

Jim Thorpe Reds acquired the legendary athlete from the NYGiants in April and traded him back in August.

SWINGER: Jim Thorpe with a powerful swing. Thorpe's best season was his last, 1919. He hit .327 in 62 games.

Truly a great American athlete. A true American as he's native. Have admired him since my son did a report and presentation on him years ago.

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Jim Thorpe in traditional regalia. With his semipro baseball career apparently only a memory, Thorpe made the U.S. team for the Olympic Games at Stockholm in 1912. There he became the only athlete ever to win both the pentathlon and the decathlon.

Jim Thorpe in traditional regalia. With his semipro baseball career apparently only a memory, Thorpe made the U. team for the Olympic Games at Stockholm in There he became the only athlete ever to win both the pentathlon and the decathlon.

Jim Thorpe - one of the greatest athletes. All-American gold medalist in pentathlon  decathlon. He played football, baseball  basketball professionally.

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Jim Thorpe - The greatest athlete of all time! All-American gold medalist in pentathlon decathlon. He played football, baseball basketball professionally.

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