Carlton Fisk, Baseball player
The Hall of Famer from Charlestown set a standard for durability
behind the plate, catching a record 2,226 major league games. He
hit 376 home runs, including 351 as a catcher, and played 24
seasons for the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox.
Jenny Thompson, Swimmer
Her eight Olympic golds, won between 1992 and 2000, are the most
for a U.S. woman. A freestyle and butterfly specialist, she also
has a record 14 world-championship medals. At 31, the Dover
native is taking time off from Columbia Medical School to train
for the 2004 Games.
April 25, 2004
Mike Flanagan, Baseball player
The lefthanded pitcher from Manchester won the Cy Young Award in
1979, when he went 23-9 for the Baltimore Orioles. He also
pitched in two World Series with the Orioles, for whom he now
works as vice president of baseball operations.
Lynn Jennings, Runner
The Newmarket resident became the only American woman to win a
medal in an Olympic distance track race with a bronze in the
10,000 meters in 1992. She won 39 national titles in track, road
racing and cross-country, and was a three-time world
Red Rolfe, Baseball player
The Dartmouth graduate from Penacook played third base for five
World Series-winning New York Yankees teams from 1936 to '41. A
major leaguer for 10 seasons, Rolfe had his best year in 1939
when he led the American League in hits (213) and runs (139).
Bode Miller, Skier
Miller, from Easton Valley, earned silver medals in the giant
slalom and the combined at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City.
Last winter the 26-year-old won the World Cup giant slalom title,
becoming the first American man to do so since Phil Mahre in