Steve Sheinkin stops by to share the story of Jim Thorpe, Pop Warner, and how they helped create modern football. He shares a few of the fascinating stories of how this tiny little Native American boarding school in the middle of Pennsylvania competed with the powerhouses of the day. You will also learn about the origin story of Jim Thorpe, Pop Warner, and then the convergence at Carlisle Indian School that put them both on the football map. To learn more about this story, you can purchase Steve's book below.
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