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Al Hall, 74; four-time Olympian in hammer throw was from Hanson

Albert W. Hall was the national hammer champion in 1962 and 1963 and placed first in Olympic trials in 1956 and 1960. Albert W. Hall was the national hammer champion in 1962 and 1963 and placed first in Olympic trials in 1956 and 1960.
By Marvin Pave
Globe Correspondent / October 17, 2008

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Working on his family's farm in Hanson and crafting his own set of weights from concrete cylinders were Albert W. Hall's first steps to becoming a world-class hammer thrower and member of four US Olympic teams. (Full article: 1045 words)

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