Archive for 'George Slater'

Random Hash

It’s been a busy week, with the Super Bowl last week and the new Pro Football Hall of Fame class being announced.  Throw in the fact that it’s Black History Month, and it’s a busy time in the world of sports.  And on that note, with a nod as always to Gus Schrader, here’s another edition of Random Hash! Super Bowl Reaction First of all, congratulations to Marshal Yanda and Sean Considine on winning Super Bowl rings with the Baltimore Ravens!!  I’m very, very happy for both former Hawks.  I spent a lot of time writing about Marshal Yanda and…

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Hawkeyes Revisited: Duke Slater

I wrote a book with over 220 pages about Duke Slater, so I could talk about him all day.  In terms of contributions to the Hawkeye athletic department, on the field and off, Duke Slater is, in my opinion, the greatest Hawkeye athlete of all time.  There are so many facets and aspects to his contributions to American sports that it seems impossible to cover them all.  But in this edition of Hawkeyes Revisited, I’m going to try to give you a quick overview of one of the most remarkable athletes of the twentieth century. Duke Slater Frederick Wayman Slater was…

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