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The athlete body, 1876-2009

After 100 years, the physical form of pros has changed more than you'd think

Updated: December 4, 2009, 4:03 PM ET
By Peter Keating | ESPN The Magazine

For a visual presentation of the data Peter Keating used for this project, check out The Mag's interactive bodies timeline.

Peter Keating

ESPN Senior Writer
Peter Keating is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, where he covers investigative and statistical subjects. His column, The Numbers, appears in every issue.

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