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Bob Hayes

Bob Hayes (Track.  Born, Jacksonville, FL, Dec. 20, 1942; died, Jacksonville, FL, Sept. 18, 2002.)  A two-sport athlete at Florida A&M, Robert Lee Hayes became a famous athlete in 1963 and 1964.  Hayes set a world record (9.1 seconds) in the 100-yard dash outdoors in 1963.  He was the sensation of the 1964 New York […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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