York Barbell spawned celebrity weightlifters: Can you ID this iconic lifter?

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Look, mom, one hand. This is one of ‪‎York Barbell‬’s iconic weightlifters in one of the iconic photos of those days when York was know as Muscletown U.S.A. Which of York Barbell’s famous weightlifters is pictured here? Here’s the answer. Also of interest: Check out these scores of (fun) tests and history quizzes.

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