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World Sports Hall of Fame 1923: Fred Archer, Octave Lapize, Harry Vardon and Honus Wagner

My choices for my World Hall of Fame for 1923 are: Fred Archer (England – Horse Racing) – regarded by most people as the greatest jockey of the 19th century. He was champion jockey for thirteen consecutive seasons from 1874 … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1914: Fred Archer, Ethel Larcombe, Alan Robertson, Vivian Woodward

My latest choices for the British Hall of Fame: Fred Archer (Horse Racing) – regarded by most people as the greatest jockey of the 19th century. He was champion jockey for thirteen consecutive seasons from 1874 to 1886. In seven … Continue reading

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