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By Dr. John Telford
Contributing Columnist 

Name a school for Will

 

August 26, 2021

Legendary Coach Will Robinson

In the June edition of the 'Native Sun', I wrote a 'Telford Telescope' column about the iconic old Detroit coach Will Robinson. It featured a picture of Will and me with my second wife, Gina Telford taken in 2006 when Will was 95 years old. In 2015, I wrote Will's biography--''Will the FIRST - The Saga of Sports/Civil-Rights Pioneer WILL ROBINSON.' The book is 342 pages, illustrated with 27 photographs, and a photo of the statue of Will with his All-American player Doug Collins is on the front cover of the book, which is available at the book division of amazon.com (type in Dr. john Telford...



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