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Duke Slater : Pioneering Black NFL Player and Judge.

Author: Neal Rozendaal
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & amp ; Company, Inc., Publishers, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fred "Duke" Slater was the greatest African American football player of the first half of the 20th century. Born into poverty, he developed into a two-time All-American tackle at the University of Iowa from 1918 to 1921. When the College Football Hall of Fame opened decades later, Duke was the only African American elected in the inaugural class. He then became the first black lineman in National Football League  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rozendaal, Neal.
Duke Slater : Pioneering Black NFL Player and Judge.
Jefferson : McFarland & amp; Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2012
Named Person: Duke Slater; Duke Slater
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Rozendaal
ISBN: 9780786492947 0786492945
OCLC Number: 804665438
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword: The Gentle Giant, by Sherman Howard; Preface; Introduction; 1. George Slater's Influence (1898-1912); 2. A Football Journey Begins (1912-1913); 3. The Pride of Clinton High (1914-1916); 4. Spanish Flu and a World War (1916-1918); 5. From Unknown to All-American (1919); 6. Overcoming Adversity (1920-1921); 7. A Championship for the Hawkeyes (1921-1922); 8. Coloring the Line (1922-1923); 9. The Greatest Independent (1924-1925); 10. Sweet Home Chicago (1926-1927); 11. Last Man Standing (1928-1929); 12. A Brilliant Finish (1930-1931). 13. Fighting Against Exclusion (1931-1940)14. From the Field to the Bench (1941-1951); 15. Truly Superior (1951-1959); 16. Death of a Pioneer (1959-1966); 17. A Legend in His Lifetime (1966-1972); 18. Fading from Memory (1973-2012); Appendices; A: Records and Point Totals; B: The Games; C: Coaching Career; D: All-Pro Selections; E: African Americans in the NFL; F: Pre-World War II All-Pro Selections; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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A biography of Fred 'Duke' Slater, the greatest African American football player of the first half of the 20th century. Born into poverty, he developed into a two-time All-American tackle at the  Read more...
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