Samuel A. ‘Speedy’ LaBeach II, a Morgan State University Athletic Hall of Famer who qualified for the 1952 Olympics, dies – Baltimore Sun

Samuel A. “Speedy” LaBeach II, a sprinter at what was then Morgan State College who went on to qualify for the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, died of complications from old age Nov. 22 at his Washington, D.C., home. He was 98.

Born in Panama City and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, he was the son of…

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