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World Sports Hall of Fame 1921: Laurie Doherty, Emanuel Lasker, John H Taylor and Cy Young

My choices for the 1921 World Hall of Fame are: Laurie Doherty (England – Tennis) – winner of five Wimbledon singles titles from 1902 to 1906. He also won the Olympic title in 1900 and was the first overseas player to … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1919: Johnny Briggs, Laurie Doherty, Leon Meredith, John H Taylor

As there was very little competitive sport in the years 1915 to 1918 because of the First World War I have decided to jump straight from 1914 to 1919 with my Sports Hall of Fame. These are my first four … Continue reading

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