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William Rogers

Full name: William Lister Rogers
Nickname(s): Lefty
Gender: Male
Born: February 6, 1902 in Ventura, California, United States
Died: November 13, 1987 in Monterey, California, United States
Affiliations: Stanford Cardinal, Stanford (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Lefty Rogers was an outstanding basketball player at Stanford and he continued to serve the University throughout his life. He graduated in 1923 and took an M.D. degree from Stanford in 1926. Dr Rogers served as professor of clinical surgery at Stanford Medical School. He started out as a general surgeon but became interested in the new field of thoracic surgery and was one of the founding members of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Rogers was also President of the Stanford Alumni Association and in 1966 he was elected to the Board of Trustees, replacing the well-known shot putter Otis Chandler, later the publisher of the Los Angeles Times.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 Paris Rugby Men's Rugby United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Rugby

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position PTS T C P DG
1924 Summer 22 Paris Rugby United States USA Round-Robin Match #3 1 1924-05-18 USA 17, FRA 3 Back 3 1 0 0 0
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