Al Hall

Olympic athlete

1934 – 2008


Who was Al Hall?

Al Hall was an American hammer throw champion, who competed in the Olympics on four occasions.

Hall grew up on the family's farm in Hanson, Massachusetts, where he built up his physique using a set of weights he had constructed from concrete cylinders.

Hall attended Whitman High School, where he was a running back on the school's football team and became an active participant on the track team during his senior year. Hall graduated from the school in 1952.


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Aug 2, 1934
  • Cornell University
Oct 9, 2008

on July 23, 2013