Launched: The Life of Olympian Herb Douglas
By Anne Madarasz
Pittsburgh native Herb Douglas, a University of Pittsburgh alumnus, won a bronze medal in the long jump at the 1948 Olympic Games in London. He later became one of the first African American vice presidents of a major U.S. corporation. This biography features a forward by football Hall of Famer Franco Harris, 90 photographs with extended captions, and commentary by world-class athletes mentored by Douglas such as Roger Kingdom.