22 November 2011

Track Photo Addendum

As an addendum to the blog post on my father and sports (Sports Talk—Track and My Father), I thought you might like this photo of my father, second from left, and his Syracuse University coach and teammates practicing starts before the 1932 IC4A meet in Berkeley, Calif. I thought the photo was phenomenal. Note that starting blocks weren’t used for another few years. 
Syracuse University sprinters practicing starts, 1932. Photo by unidentified Syracuse Post-Standard Newspaper photographer.

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