Perry, Joe

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.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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How on earth did you manage to get Paul McCartney, Joe Perry, Joe Walsh, Sir Christopher Lee and Johnny Depp to join the band?
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