Petition

PETITION: AMERICA'S ATHLETE of the CENTURY

Whereas, Jim Thorpe, Wa Tha Huck (Bright Path), Sac and Fox Indian:
  • won the Decathlon and the Pentathlon in the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden
  • started Pro-football as the first president of the National Football League (NFL)
  • played Pro-baseball for 20 years in the major leagues
  • was named by the Assicoated Press Poll in 1950 America's Greatest All-Around Athlete and the Greatest Football player of the half century
Therefore, I support naming Jim Thorpe as America's Greatest All-Around Athlete and greatest football player of the Century in 2000.

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WALK IN BEAUTY

Send orgainization letters of support and completed petition to your local newspaper sports editors, Associated Press and TV-radio sports commentators.

Send donations and organization letters to :

Grace F. Thorpe,
2213 W. 8th St.,
Prague, OK 74864
ANS/FAX (405) 567-4297
Chichasaw Nation

"JIM THORPE ATHLETE OF THE CENTURY CAMPAIGN".