FOOTBALL MASK: Mouth, teeth and nose guard. Image from page 318 of "The Official National Collegiate Athletic Association football guide. The official rules book and record book of college football" (1907)
Mark Spitz (1950- ) Between 1968 and 1972, Spitz won nine Olympic golds plus a silver and a bronze, five Pan American golds, 31 US Amateur Athletic Union titles and eight US National Collegiate Athletic Association titles. During those years, he set 33 world records. He was the most successful athlete at the 1972 Summer Olympics. He was named World Swimmer of the Year in 1969, 1971 and 1972.