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Irvin "Bo" Roberson
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1935
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 2001
Pasadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Irvin 'Bo' Roberson was an American track and field athlete and football player. He became one of Philadelphia's greatest high school athletes. In addition to becoming a top football player, his basketball scoring records were third only behind Wilt Chamberlain and Guy Rogers. At Cornell University he excelled in basketball, football and track and field. At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, although injured, he won the silver medal in the long jump, falling just a centimeter short of the 8.12 m gold medal jump by US gold medalist Ralph Boston. After the Olympics, Roberson had a seven year Pro Football career as a wide receiver in the American Football League. 
 
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Created by: Warrick L. Barrett
Record added: Mar 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25461576
Irvin Bo Roberson
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Irvin Bo Roberson
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