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Superstitions Amongst College and Professional Athletes in the Locker Room

Nationality: American Primary Language: English Other Language(s): None Age: 80 Residence: New York City, USA Performance Date: April 9, 2017 (via Skype)     Robert is a 80 year old man, born and raised in New Jersey who is a retired business executive.  He played varsity level college basketball at the University of Florida and in […]

The University of Chicago “C Bench”

At the University of Chicago, there is a concrete bench in the form of a C in front of the administration building.  According to my informant, who attended the University of Chicago in the 1940’s and early 1950’s, you were not to sit on the C bench “unless you were a letterman or had been […]