Al Crawford

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Crawford was an outstanding wrestler and coach. As a wrestler he won the National AAU Light-heavy weight title three years (1937-1939) and International Championship in 1939. He was undefeated on
the Appalachian State University varsity. He coached North Carolina State wrestling for 22 years and was coaching it at the Georgia Tech tournament when he died at the age of 51, December 1,



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