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Walter Lingo, Jim Thorpe, and the Oorang Indians : How a Dog Kennel Owner Created the Nfl's Most Famous

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This book tells the little-known story of the Oorang Indians, a traveling professional football team comprised entirely of Native Americans. Created by dog kennel owner Walter Lingo and coached by star athlete Jim Thorpe, the team spent two seasons in the NFL in 1922 and 1923 traveling throughout the country and drawing crowds wherever they went.
Number of Pages: 320
Genre: Sports + Recreation, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Chris Willis
Language: English
Street Date: May 16, 2017
TCIN: 51965249
UPC: 9781442277656
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-9282
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