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Dan Gable

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Chapman, Mike. A History of Wrestling in Iowa: From Gotch to Gable. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 1981.

"Dan Gable." Great Athletes, vol. 3, Farrell-Holdsclaw. Hackensack, N.J.: Salem Press, Inc. 899-901.

Gable, Dan. Coaching Wrestling Successfully. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 1999.

Gable, Dan (with James A. Peterson, Ph.D.). Conditioning for Wrestling: The Iowa Way. West Point, NY: Leisure Press, 1980.

Holland, Steve. Talkin' Dan Gable. Limerick Publications, 1983.

Smith, R.L. The Legend of Dan Gable: "The" Wrestler. Milwaukee: Medalist Industries, 1974.

Zavoral, Nolan. A Season on the Mat. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998.


Gustkey, Earl. "Iowa Legend Could Be Candidate for a Fall." Los Angeles Times (July 18, 2001): D2.

McKee, Steve. "Solid Gold (lives of Olympic athletes after retiring from competition)." American Health 11 (June, 1992): 48.

Newsweek (November 8, 1999): 83.

Raab, Scott. "Nasty Dan and his wrestling empire." Sport 79 (April, 1988): 38.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (March 12, 2000): D8.

Sports Illustrated (March 31, 1997): 32.

USA Today (November 11, 1999): 3C.


"Dan Gable." http://www.wrestlinghalloffame.org/champions/?name&wrestler=433/ (November 8, 2002).

"The Official Dan Gable Web site." http://www.dangable.com/ (November 8, 2002).

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