Jim Thorpe: World's Greatest Athlete, paper ed


Jim Thorpe: World's Greatest Athlete was originally published in 1975 under title: Pathway to Glory. This 1979 University of Oklahoma Press edition is a biography of early twentieth-century Native American athlete Jim Thorpe, discussing his school years, his participation in amateur sports, his Olympic wins in 1912, and his professional baseball and football careers. Born in 1888 in Oklahoma Territory, Jim Thorpe was Sac and Fox who attended the Sac and Fox agency school and Haskell Indian Junior College in Lawrence, Kansas. He transferred to Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania.

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