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

5 Things to Do in Jim Thorpe During a Day Trip - Simply Nicole

5 Things to Do in Jim Thorpe During a Day Trip

5 Things to Do in Jim Thorpe During a Day Trip - Simply Nicole things to do in jim thorpe

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.

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

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.

The Harry Packer Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn Hotel and Libations Lounge Wine and Cocktail Bar, Hotels & Lodging, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 - first-floor-photos

Bed & Breakfast idea: Dining Idea--The Harry Packer Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn Hotel and Libations Lounge Wine and Cocktail Bar, Hotels & Lodging, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 - first-floor-photos

Jim Thorpe, PA

Historic Jim Thorpe located in northeastern Pennsylvania is a quaint town with museums, shopping, dining and plenty of outdoor adventure.

Olympian and gold medal winner Jim Thorpe.

Wheaties - Jim Thorpe - Jim Thorpe was my father's father and my Dad told me he really did eat Wheaties almost every morning - so did my father

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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