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Randy Matson

Date of birth
Mar 05, 1945

Ht: 6'7" Wt: 265 lbs.

Birthplace
Kilgore, TX

Hometown
Pampa, TX

College
Texas A&M University, College Station

High school
Pampa

Playing career
Randy Matson is considered by many to be the greatest shot putter of all time, considering his massive improvement of the world record. He chose to attend... View more

Trivia
  • Dubbed by many "The Greatest Shot-Putter of All-Time"

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1967 Randy Matson world record holder
1967 Randy Matson world record holder
by Hearndon Feb 20, 2012
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Texas A&M shot putter Randy Matson
by RAB88 Feb 17, 2012
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Aggies earn 46 USTFCCCA All-American honors from NCAA Championships
Texas A&M athletes totaled 46 USTFCCCA All-American honors from the NCAA Outdoor Championships, 25 All-American honors for the Aggie men and 21 for the A&M women.
Texas A&M University, College Station Athletics Department, Jun 16, 2011
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Aggies garner All-America honors from NCAA Indoor
All-America honors were awarded by USTFCCCA following the NCAA Indoor Championships and 14 Aggies earned 18 first-team honors. Jessica Beard's career total reaches 14 All-America honors.
Texas A&M University, College Station Athletics Department, Mar 15, 2011
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Aggie Cards - Randy Matson - Texas A&M
by RAB88 Jan 20, 2011
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1965 Randy Matson Texas A&M
1965 Randy Matson Texas A&M
by Hearndon Jan 03, 2011
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AggieTrack-ShotPutGreats
AggieTrack-ShotPutGreats
Olympic Gold Medal Shot Put Throwers Randy Barnes, Mike Stultz, Randy Matson, and Coach Charlie Thomas
by RAB88 Dec 24, 2010
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by thesemers Nov 07, 2010
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Randy Matson and Dallas Long 1964
Randy Matson and Dallas Long 1964
by Hearndon Aug 21, 2010
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A&M's Dick Stringfellow (#20) goes for a rebound with fellow Ag, Randy Matson (#42) versus Texas Tech.
by RAB88 Jul 16, 2010
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A&M's Randy Matson (#42) shoots over a Longhorn defender (#44) as fellow Ag John Beasley (#44) looks on.
by RAB88 Jul 16, 2010
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Fans swamp Aggie great Randy Matson after a game.
by RAB88 Jul 16, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Randy Matson
Edited the personal notes for Randy Matson.
  • Added trivia: "Dubbed by many "The Greatest Shot-Putter Ever""
by RAB88 Jul 16, 2010
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1966Bask-ATMvTCU-MatsonDunk.jpg
A&M's Randy Matson (#43) goes up for a dunk versus TCU as teammate Tim Timmerman (#55) looks on.
by RAB88 Jul 16, 2010
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1966Bask-RMatson.jpg
by RAB88 Jul 16, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Randy Matson
Edited the career summary for Randy Matson.
  • Added player career summary for Texas A&M Aggies Men's Track and Field:
    "Randy Matson is considered by many to be the greatest shot putter of all time, considering his massive improvement of the world record. He chose to attend Texas A&M University, where he continued to work on his shot put skills. In his first full year of using the heavier college (adult or Senior) shot (16 pounds),... " View more
by RAB88 Jul 12, 2010
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