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Al Oerter

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (May 27, 1996).


"Al Oerter." USA Track & Field. http://www.usatf.org/athletes/hof/oerter.shtml (January 9, 2003).

"Al Oerter." http://vm.mtsac.edu/relays/HallFame/Oerter.html (January 8, 2003).

"Millard 'Bill' Easton." USA Track & Field. http://www.usatf.org/athletes/hof/easton.shtml (January 21, 2003).

"M.E. 'Bill' Easton." Kansas Sports Hall of Fame. http://www.kshof.org/inductees/easton.html (January 21, 2003).

"World Record Progression-Throwing." Sportsfacts.net. http://www.geocities.com/loki314285/history/athletics/world_records/throwing_world_records.html (January 13, 2003).

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Famous Sports StarsOther SportsAl Oerter Biography - First Olympic Success, Sets World Records, Chronology, Pain And Triumph, The Later Years