Danny Hodge

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Daniel Allen Hodge (May 13, 1932 – December 25, 2020) was an American wrestler and boxer. He was born and raised in Perry, Oklahoma. He was known for being able to crush apples with one hand.[1] He won a silver medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics.

Hodge died of Alzheimer's disease-related problems in Perry on December 25, 2020 at the age of 88.[2]

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  1. Fairley, Tim (May 15, 2013). "Attempting a reversal: Oklahoma's wrestling greats grapple with the International Olympics Committee to return the sport to the games". Oklahoma Gazette. Archived from the original on October 24, 2015. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  2. Nason, Josh (2020-12-26). "Danny Hodge Passes Away at 88 Years Old". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved 2020-12-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)