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Dick Hammer

Full name: Richard Bernard "Dick" Hammer
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: July 17, 1930 in Long Beach, California, United States
Died: October 18, 1999 in Long Beach, California, United States
Affiliations: Long Beach Century Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Volleyball

Biography

Richard Hammer attended Southern Cal, where he was a starting guard on the basketball team, graduating in 1954. In the 1950s he was director of recreation for the city of Long Beach when he elected to take a firefighter test. He passed that test and spent a career as a firefighter, retiring as a Captain in 1983. Hammer also moonlighted in film work, doing over 100 different television commercials. From 1970-80 he was the Marlboro Man for the famous cigarette advertisement.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Volleyball Men's Volleyball United States USA 9

Men's Volleyball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW IP SO
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #8 1 1964-10-14 USA 3, KOR 2 3 0 0
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #17 2 1964-10-17 TCH 3, USA 0 0 4 7
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #25 2 1964-10-18 JPN 3, USA 1 1 1 14
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #26 2 1964-10-19 BUL 3, USA 0 0 3 4
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #35 2 1964-10-21 URS 3, USA 0 0 2 4
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #38 2 1964-10-22 BRA 3, USA 2 2 3 8
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #45 2 1964-10-23 ROU 3, USA 1 1 1 7
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