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Grasped by What We Cannot Grasp: The Elemental Poems of Dan Gerber

His hero was Bill Vukovich, the “Fresno Flash,” who nearly won the Indy 500 that year, 1952, and then did win in 1953 and '54 and then died while leading it in 1955. There was something about that tragic commitment to what land-speed record driver ...

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1975 Indy 500 Rookie of the Year Puterbaugh Passes Away at 81

Speedway Digest (press release) (blog)
... top 10 drivers in four different seasons in the 1970s for what later became the USAC Silver Crown series, finishing third behind Mario Andretti and Al Unser in 1973 in the Springfield (Illinois) 100-mile event and second to Bill Vukovich II in 1979 ...

1953 Indianapolis 500 Winner Bill Vukovich News


Mail Tribune
ROXY ANN SCRATCH: Steve Shoemaker 224-267-683, Ken Wilkinson 279-684, Cody Linthwaite 245-661, Tony Korth 248-644, Matt King 238-643, James Cox 238-640, Joe Mitchell 236-635, Mark Johnston 237-630, Jeff Letendre Jr. 246-628, Charlie ...

1953 Indianapolis 500 Winner Bill Vukovich News

Of course Paul Molitor has done enough to retain his job as Twins manager. But that may not matter.

In 2015, when Jerry Dipoto took over as general manager in Seattle, he fired manager Lloyd McClendon and executives Ted Simmons, Pete Vukovich and Joe McIlvaine (the former Mets GM and Twins special advisor to Ryan) within the first few weeks.

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