Rat poison and brandy: The 1904 St. Louis Olympic marathon - SBNation.com

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The 1904 Olympic marathon was a story of fraud, thievery, raw eggs, rat poison, food poisoning, liquor, feral dogs, and at least three separate incidents of near-death. it was the stupidest sporting event of all time. welcome to Pretty Good, a show about stories that are pretty good.

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