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Paul Tagliabue

A basketball player who made his mark as the longtime commissioner of the National Football League. When Paul Tagliabue was elected by NFL ownership as the new commissioner of the league in 1989, he was following a legend, Pete Rozelle...

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Mario “Motts” Tonelli

An athlete known as much for his actions in WWII as for his heroics on the football field. Mario “Motts” Tonelli was a highly regarded football player when he entered Notre Dame in 1936. After sitting out his freshman season, he joined the...

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Joe Torre

One of the most feared hitting catchers and third-basemen in the late 1960s and early 1970s. As a manager for the Yankees, he has taken his team to four world Championships. “When we lost I couldn’t sleep at night. When we win I can’t sleep at...

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Gino Torretta

One of the most decorated football players in NCAA history, he rewrote the recordbooks at the University of Miami. Gino Torretta is the most celebrated football player in University of Miami history. He became only the second player in Hurricane...

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Mario Trafeli

This is how sports writers of the time described the excitement of the talented, young, Italian speed skater: “You expected the kid to fold up and collapse to the ice as he hit the last turn of the 30-lap, five-mile grind. But he didn’t. Instead...

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Charley Trippi

The “Scintillating Sicilian” posed a triple threat on the field, and is one of the greatest football players of all time. Born December 14, 1920, Charley Trippi was considered by many – including Paul Bryant – to be the best college football...

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Charley Trippi

Charley Trippi

The “Scintillating Sicilian” posed a triple threat on the field, and is one of the greatest football players of all time. Born December 14, 1920, Charley Trippi was considered by many – including Paul Bryant – to be the best college football...

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