Carl Lewis

August 6, 2015 0

Frederick Carlton Lewis may be the greatest athlete in track and field history. Born in Birmingham, Alabama on July 1, 1961, he grew up in…

Ralph Boston

July 30, 2015 2

Ralph Herald Boston broke the last track and field record owned by the great Jesse Owens. Born in Laurel, Mississippi on May 9, 1939, he…

Emil Zatopek

July 27, 2015 0

Emil Zapotek may very well be the greatest runner of all time. Born in Koprivnice, Czechoslovakia on September 19, 1922 he was the sixth child…

Dan O’Brien

July 17, 2015 1

The title of “World’s Greatest Athlete” is traditionally given to the man who wins the Olympic decathlon. It was first bestowed upon the great Jim…

Alberto Salazar

July 2, 2015 0

Alberto Salazer was born in Cuba, moved to Massachusetts and attended the University of Oregon. It is no wonder, then, that he logged so many…