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Old 08-31-2012, 02:24 PM   #47
Dan Lobb
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Originally Posted by Limpinhitter View Post
That Emmo made more money to remain an amateur?
That Emmo believed that his income would be higher as an amateur. This would be in 1964, at the height of Emmo's celebrity, and by 1968 when he turned pro his celebrity had declined as he aged. He was 30 years old before he turned pro.
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