Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Vol. 1 No. 24 More views of June 1956

From: Ernie Cunliffe

Pete Brown is one of the two I send the T & F News synopsis to. He found a good SI article with AAU results and pre Olympic Trials
for the 1956 era.

From: pbrown
To: ernie_
I was at the AAU in Bakersfield and O Trials in Coliseum. The Dumas 7 footer was one for the ages. Tom Courtney was my hero and I had forgotten about his 45.8 in AAU.

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1132039/1/index.htm Check this out.

Peter G. Brown


-----Original Message-----
From: ernie cunliffe [
Sent: Sunday, May 22, 2011 9:11 PM
To: Pete Brown; Dennis Kavenough
Subject: FW: June '56 Track and Field News synopsis

I went to this meet and did see Dumas jumping over 7'

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