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Duke Slater Review – Gary Dolphin

On September 13, 2012, I appeared on Gary Dolphin‘s radio show, The Dolph Report.  We had a terrific time talking about my new book, Duke Slater. Dolphin started the interview by mentioning my motivations for writing the book.  We talked briefly about my feeling that Duke Slater has not received the recognition he deserves as a great player and racial pioneer in sports. Dolph confessed that at the time of the interview, he was only halfway through the book.  Honestly, I was pretty impressed, because I can only imagine how busy the Voice of the Hawkeyes is during the fall…

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Gary Dolphin

I recently appeared on Gary Dolphin’s radio show, The Dolph Report, to promote my latest book.  That got me curious about how “Dolph” came to become “The Voice of the Hawkeyes.” Gary Dolphin Gary Dolphin grew up in Cascade, a small town in northeast Iowa.  He must have had excellent parents, because they were Iowa season ticket holders!  And they taught him a love of Hawkeye sports. Dolph attended his first Iowa football game in 1961.  It was a 42-21 victory over Notre Dame which helped the 1961 Hawkeyes clinch a winning season…Iowa wouldn’t have another for twenty years!  The…

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