Vikings’ Stringer joins another well-liked athlete who died young

Acorn Sports Writer

"I was more frightened than pleased, but as I traveled north I made up my mind that when I took the field in a Cleveland uniform I would forget that I was Joe Sewell and imagine I was (Ray) Chapman, fighting to bring honor and glory to Cleveland."
– Indian shortstop Joe Sewell, 1920

One of the things that made the premature death of Minnesota Vikings’ offensive lineman Korey Stringer that much more difficult to accept and understand was the fact that he ...

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