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A Golfer's Secret, Athlete Of The Decade, A Dangerous Horse Race49:42
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George Archer, winner of the 1969 Masters Tournament, is helped into his green jacket. (AP)
George Archer, winner of the 1969 Masters Tournament, is helped into his green jacket. (AP)
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During his career as a professional golfer, George Archer won 13 PGA Tours events, including the 1969 Masters Tournament. This week on Only A Game, the story of Archer's dyslexia, which he and his family kept secret for his entire life. Also, Jason Gay looks backs on the decade and reminds us of the athlete who must not be forgotten: the Monday Night Football Cat. And the story of Lata Brandisová, who took on Nazi SS riders in one of the world's toughest horse races. Join us!

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This program aired on December 21, 2019.

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