Earl Eby

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Earl Eby
Earl Eby 1919.jpg
Earl Eby at the 1919 Inter-Allied Games
Personal information
BornNovember 18, 1894
Aurora, Illinois, United States
DiedDecember 14, 1970 (aged 76)
Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Event(s)400 m, 800 m
ClubChicago AA
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)400 m – 48.7 (1920)
800 m – 1:53.5y (1920)[1][2]

Earl William Eby (November 18, 1894 – December 14, 1970) was an American sprinter who won a silver medal in the 800 m at the 1920 Summer Olympics. Earlier at the 1919 Inter-Allied Games he won the 400 m event and placed second in the 800 m to New Zealand's Daniel Mason.[3] He won the 800 m event at the 1920 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

He was born in Aurora, Illinois, but attended high school in Chicago, first Calumet High and then Loyola Academy. He died in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.[1]


  1. ^ a b Earl Eby. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Earl Eby. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. ^ Inter-Allied Games. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-01-30.