Who''s that Illini?

Who''s that Illini?

I was the dominant gymnast at the 1950 Big Ten meet for league champion Illinois. En route to the all-around title, I won both the pommel horse and horizontal bar. That same year I earned All-America honors in the horizontal bar and parallel bars, helping the Illini win their first NCAA team title since 1942. I repeated as the Big Ten pommel horse champion in 1951, giving Illinois its seventh league crown in that event in nine years.

Frank Dolan.

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