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10,000-METER WALK: Joe Pear-man was U.S. walk champion at 3 and 7 miles, won silver medal in 1920 Olympics.
50,000-METER WALK: Ernest Crosbie won A.A.U. Walk title in 1936, kept walking, was 12th in '48 games.
HIGH JUMP: Walter Davis, played college basketball, set Olympic jump record, later world mark of 6 ft. 11� in.
POLE VAULT: Bob Richards, minister and all-round track athlete, vaulted 14 ft. 11� in. for mark in 1952.
DISCUS THROW: Sim Iness surprised in 1952 with toss of 180 ft. 6� in. for Olympic record and gold medal.
JAVELIN THROW: Cy Young, never National champion, set Olympic record with his winning heave in 1952.
SHOT PUT: Parry O'Brien, first man to put shot 60. ft., set Olympic record of 57 ft. 1� in. in 1952.
HOP, STEP & JUMP: Myer Prinstein, who won in 1900 and 1904, was only man ever to take this title twice.
800 METERS: Mai Whitfield won in both 1948 and 1952, each time was clocked in the Olympic record time of 1:49.2.