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Alice Marble

Alice MarbleBorn: Sept. 28, 1913Tennis 4-time U.S. champion (1936,38-40); won Wimbledon in 1939; swept U.S. singles, doubles and mixed doubles from 1938-40. Died: Dec. 13, 1990Pete MaravichK -…

Brewer's: Marbles

The Arundelian Marbles. Some thirty-seven statues and 128 busts with inscriptions, collected by W. Petty, in the reign of James I., in the island of Paros, and purchased of him by Lord Arun…

Brewer's: Phigalian Marbles

A series of twenty-three sculptures in alto-relievo, discovered in 1812 at Phigalia, in Arcadia, and in 1814 purchased for the British Museum. They represent the combat of the Centaurs and …

Brewer's: Arundelian Marbles

A collection of ancient sculptures collected at great expense by Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel, and presented to the University of Oxford in 1667 by his grandson, Henry Howard, afterwards …

Brewer's: Elgin Marbles

A collection of ancient bas-reliefs and statutes made by Lord Elgin, and sent to England in 1812. They are chiefly fragments of the Parthenon at Athens, and were purchased by the British Go…

Pete Maravich

Pete MaravichBorn: June 27, 1947Basketball NCAA scoring leader 3 times at LSU (1968-70); averaged NCAA-record 44.2 points a game over career; Player of Year in 1970; NBA scoring champ in '77 w…

Amy Lowell: Walk

WalkOver the street the white clouds meet, and sheer away without touching.On the sidewalks, boys are playing marbles. Glass marbles, with amber and blue hearts, roll together and part with a…