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Perry, (Fletcher Joseph) Joe
(1927– ) football player; born in Stevens, Ark. "The Jet," a San Francisco fullback, led the National Football League in rushing in 1953 and 1954, becoming the first to rush for 1,000 yards in consecutive years.
Neath duo Jamie Jones and Michael White also lost in Latvia on Saturday, Jones slumping 4-0 to Chris Wakelin and White going down 4-1 against Joe Perry. Defending champion Ryan Day was beaten 4-3 by Ali Carter in the first round, while Lee Walker lost to Joe O'Connor.
The opening day of the tournament saw Selby beaten 10-4 by Joe Perry in an all-English contest, while their compatriot O'Sullivan, bidding for a sixth world title, found himself 6-3 down to Scotland's Stephen Maguire.