Friday, July 31, 2009

July 31 Birthday: Flo Hyman

Flo Hyman, athlete
July 31, 1954-January 24, 1986

Lives of the Athletes: Thrill, Spills (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 1997)

Hyman was an African-American volleyball player and Olympic medalist who also played professional ball in Japan.

The African American National Biography, hosted by offers a biography of Hyman online.