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1970s U.S. Olympic Stars Signed Dinner Programs Pair with (11) Signatures Including Jesse Owens, Bob Mathias and Bruce Jenner

Item Number 51073

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Just over 5 years before his passing, the legendary Jesse Owens headlined a gathering of Olympic greats at the U.S. Olympic Committee "Biennial Dinner." This 12/14/74 program measures 7x9", rates EX and delivers the "8-9" signatures of Owens, Bob Mathias, Tenby Albright (figure skating), John Kelly (rowing), Jim McKay (ABC broadcaster), Donna DeVarona (swimming), Ollan Cassell (track) and Stan Wright (coach - signature on reverse).

 

A few months after decathlete Bruce Jenner won gold at the 1976 Olympics, he attended this "Olympian Dinner" hosted by the San Francisco Press Club and Pacific AAU. The 9/10/76 program measures 6" x 8-1/2", rates VG-EX and features the "8" signatures of Bruce Jenner (personalized), John Powell and John Naber.

 

Auction LOA from JSA.



 
 
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