POPULAR ATHLETE BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1951

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Steve Roland "Pre" Prefontaine
(January 25, 1951 – May 30, 1975)

Born in Coos Bay, Oregon, Prefontaine was a long-distance runner who
set seven national records before an untimely death in a car accident. He
played football and basketball before discovering cross country in eighth
grade. He was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 1983.

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