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Tales from the Record Book

Tales from the Record Book

This weekly feature from Student Sports records and rankings editor Doug Huff focuses on the feats and people behind the statistics listed in the Student Sports National High School Football Record Book. This week, take a look at one of the earliest national record passing combinations from Eastern Pennsylvania in the early 1970s, long before current Los Angeles Laker superstar Kobe Bryant made basketball news in the same area.

Lower Merion High (Ardmore, Pa.) may be in the current news as the alma mater of Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant. But Upper Merion High (King of Prussia, Pa.) was the home of one of high school football's most productive football passing combinations of the early 1970s. Quarterback Bob Baker and wide receiver Bob Thomas both earned All-American... Recommended Stories

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