TITLE

The enduring pros

AUTHOR(S)
Callahan, T.
PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/8/92, Vol. 112 Issue 22, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the popularity of older athletes. Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers; Tennis star Jimmy Connors; Golf great Jack Nicklaus; Why fans today seem to appreciate the hangers-on.
ACCESSION #
9206081571

 

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