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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.
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Maguire saw off Xu Si 6-1, McManus beat Pang Junxu 6-2, and Donaldson beat Joe Perry 6-4.
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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.
He took out the promising Sam Craigie in round one, but now faces a tougher test in world No.22 Joe Perry, 43, tomorrow (right).
JOE PERRY came in for early support to defeat MICHAEL WHITE after ousting Graeme Dott in his Ladbrokes World Grand Prix opener, but the Fen Tiger could be vulnerable, writes Adrian Humphries.
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry collapsed on stage while performing in New York on Sunday and was hospitalized, according to reports.
Hollywood Vampires also said Perry was doing better. "Joe Perry is stable and resting.
JOE PERRY won the Players Championship final last night - and took himself out of the 'best player never to win a ranking title' debate.
He saw off Welshman Andrew Pagett 6-2 in his first-round encounter, including a 109 in the second frame, to set up a clash with Joe Perry.