Hobey Baker, American Legend

Hobey Baker, American LegendHobey Baker, American Legend by Emil R. Salvini
ISBN: 0976345307
Published by Hobey Baker Memorial Foundation on December 31st 2005
Pages: 142

Len's Summary: Largely forgotten today, Baker was a 1914 Princeton graduate and star collegiate football, baseball and hockey player. Employed by J. P. Morgan after graduation, he enlisted in 1917 and fought with the 103rd Aero Squadron which, among other squadrons, traced its ancestry to the Lafayette Esquadrille. Baker died in mysterious circumstances during a late 1918 test flight. The Hobey Baker award is given annually to the best American collegiate hockey player. And, Princeton's hockey rink is named after him. Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise character Allenby is thought to be based on Baker.
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