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Laurence (Lon) Myers

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Inducted: 1974, athlete

Born: February 16, 1858 - Richmond, Virginia
Deceased: February 16, 1899

Events
100 yd. - 10.00
200 m - 22.60
440 yd. - 48.60
880 yd. - 1:55.40
1 mi. - 4:22.60


As coach of the NYAC, Murphy produced 10 National AAU team titles.

Championships
1880 AAU: 100 yd. (1st)
1880 AAU: 200 yd. (1st)
1880 AAU: 400 yd. (1st)
1880 AAU: 800 yd. (1st)

Occupations
Professional runner
Bookmaker

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