Baker's Dozen II

King Gustav V of Sweden: “You, sir, are the greatest athlete in the world!”
Jim Thorpe: “Thanks, King.”

Notable Olympic athletes

  1. Florence Griffith Joyner
  2. Jim Thorpe
  3. Nadia Comaneci
  4. Peggy Fleming

Notable Olympic athletes

  1. Florence Griffith Joyner
  2. Jim Thorpe
  3. Nadia Comaneci
  4. Peggy Fleming
  5. Jesse Owens

Notable Olympic athletes

  1. Florence Griffith Joyner
  2. Jim Thorpe
  3. Nadia Comaneci
  4. Peggy Fleming
  5. Jesse Owens
  6. Picabo Street

Notable Olympic athletes

  1. Florence Griffith Joyner
  2. Jim Thorpe
  3. Nadia Comaneci
  4. Peggy Fleming
  5. Jesse Owens
  6. Picabo Street
  7. Kurt Angle

Won the gold medal in the heavyweight class with a broken freaking neck.

Notable Olympic athletes

  1. Florence Griffith Joyner
  2. Jim Thorpe
  3. Nadia Comaneci
  4. Peggy Fleming
  5. Jesse Owens
  6. Picabo Street
  7. Kurt Angle
  8. Eric Liddell

Photos show that Ian Charleson, who played him in Chariots of Fire, does resemble him slightly. Liddell died age 43 in a Chinese internment camp during WWII; Charleson died of AIDS age 40.

Notable Olympic athletes

  1. Florence Griffith Joyner
  2. Jim Thorpe
  3. Nadia Comaneci
  4. Peggy Fleming
  5. Jesse Owens
  6. Picabo Street
  7. Kurt Angle
  8. Eric Liddell
  9. Al Oerter

Four-time discus gold medalist.

Notable Olympic athletes

  1. Florence Griffith Joyner
  2. Jim Thorpe
  3. Nadia Comaneci
  4. Peggy Fleming
  5. Jesse Owens
  6. Picabo Street
  7. Kurt Angle
  8. Eric Liddell
  9. Al Oerter
  10. Suzy Favor Hamilton

By day Olympic athlete, by night a high-priced escort.

Notable Olympic athletes

  1. Florence Griffith Joyner
  2. Jim Thorpe
  3. Nadia Comaneci
  4. Peggy Fleming
  5. Jesse Owens
  6. Picabo Street
  7. Kurt Angle
  8. Eric Liddell
  9. Al Oerter
  10. Oscar Swahn of Sweden – record-holder for oldest medalist
    at 64 years and 258 days of age, he won gold medals in shooting events at the 1912 Games to become the oldest gold medalist ever. At the age of 72, he again competed in the 1920 Games and won a silver medal to become the oldest medalist ever (excluding art competitions). Both of these records still stand today.

-“BB”-

Notable Olympic athletes

  1. Florence Griffith Joyner
  2. Jim Thorpe
  3. Nadia Comaneci
  4. Peggy Fleming
  5. Jesse Owens
  6. Picabo Street
  7. Kurt Angle
  8. Eric Liddell
  9. Al Oerter
  10. Suzy Favor Hamilton
  11. Oscar Swahn
  12. Mark Spitz

Notable Olympic athletes

  1. Florence Griffith Joyner
  2. Jim Thorpe
  3. Nadia Comaneci
  4. Peggy Fleming
  5. Jesse Owens
  6. Picabo Street
  7. Kurt Angle
  8. Eric Liddell
  9. Al Oerter
  10. Suzy Favor Hamilton
  11. Oscar Swahn
  12. Mark Spitz
  13. Carl Lewis

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Ice Cream Flavors

  1. Vanilla

Ice Cream Flavors

  1. Vanilla
  2. Strawberry

Ice Cream Flavors

  1. Vanilla
  2. Strawberry
  3. Blue Moon

-“BB”-

Ice Cream Flavors

  1. Vanilla
  2. Strawberry
  3. Blue Moon
  4. Butter Pecan

Ice Cream Flavors

  1. Vanilla
  2. Strawberry
  3. Blue Moon
  4. Spumoni

Ice Cream Flavors

  1. Vanilla
  2. Strawberry
  3. Blue Moon
  4. Spumoni
  5. Mint chip

Ice Cream Flavors

  1. Vanilla
  2. Strawberry
  3. Blue Moon
  4. Spumoni
  5. Mint chip
  6. Heath Bar Crunch

A former Ben & Jerry’s flavor, and once one of my favorites - my wife, who’s from Vermont, introduced me to it.

Ice Cream Flavors

  1. Vanilla
  2. Strawberry
  3. Blue Moon
  4. Spumoni
  5. Mint chip
  6. Heath Bar Crunch
  7. Cookies & Cream

Ice Cream Flavors

  1. Vanilla
  2. Strawberry
  3. Blue Moon
  4. Spumoni
  5. Mint chip
  6. Heath Bar Crunch
  7. Cookies & Cream
  8. Rocky Road

Ice Cream Flavors

  1. Vanilla
  2. Strawberry
  3. Blue Moon
  4. Spumoni
  5. Mint chip
  6. Heath Bar Crunch
  7. Cookies & Cream
  8. Rocky Road
  9. Chocolate

Ice Cream Flavors

  1. Vanilla
  2. Strawberry
  3. Blue Moon
  4. Spumoni
  5. Mint chip
  6. Heath Bar Crunch
  7. Cookies & Cream
  8. Rocky Road
  9. Chocolate
  10. Neapolitan