An Early Olympian: Martin John Sheridan (1881-1918)


As the 2012 Olympics gets underway, it seems appropriate to focus on one of the first American participants, a man deemed “one of the greatest athletes” America had ever known. Between 1904 and 1908 he won nine Olympic medals: four gold, three silver, and one bronze. He competed in the discus throw, stone throw, long [Read More...]