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Thread: 50s Hwt Champs Nicks, McNair: Pics, Stories, DVD

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    Default 50s Hwt Champs Nicks, McNair: Pics, Stories, DVD

    Meet two of the
    NCAA heavyweight champs
    of the early 1950s...
    > Gene Nicks of Oklahoma State
    > Dan McNair of Auburn

    1. See PHOTOS at NCAA Heavyweight Champs Yahoo group!

    > You'll find a beefed-up, 86-picture photo album for GENE NICKS, along with his opponents...

    > A newly expanded album with 36 pictures of DAN McNAIR and his rivals awaits you here:

    What's more, NCAA Heavyweight Champs Yahoo group has photo albums for the best of the big men in college wrestling from 1928 (Earl McCready)... to 2000 (Brock Lesnar)

    2. Read all about the 1953 NCAAs where these two men battled for the heavyweight title...
    > Read the article at

    > Read the book "A Turning Point" -- an excellent, in-depth look at the 1953 NCAAs by Jamie Moffatt & Roger Olesen. To purchase a copy, email

    > Watch a DVD of the 1953 NCAA finals!

    > Penn State University, host of the '53 NCAAs, has the original silent, black-and-white films of the finals which they can put on DVD for you for a reasonable cost. For details -- including who to contact at Penn State -- email me at

    Check it out!
    Moderator, NCAA Heavyweight Champs
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    Last edited by ideamark; 06-14-2008 at 03:18 PM.

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