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John Willard Baker
Birth: Jun. 29, 1944
Springfield
Greene County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1970
Albuquerque
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA

Track coach, athlete. Ranked 8th among the world's indoor milers at the height of his career. Teacher. Subject of William J. Buchanan's 1978 book, "A Shining Season." (bio by: Robert Word) 
 
Burial:
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Albuquerque
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
 
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Originally Created by: Robert Word
Record added: Dec 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8143772
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- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Aug. 31, 2013

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Aug. 31, 2013
While running track at UNM in Albuquerque in 1970,I had heard of you. Saw the movie and was touched. Very inspiring!
- steve williams
 Added: May. 28, 2013
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