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amateur athlete, archer, athlete, baggage man, bakehead, ballplayer, baseballer, baseman, batter, battery, blocking back, bowman, brakeman, brakie, butcher, catcher, center, coach, competitor, conductor, cricketer, defensive lineman, dispatcher, electrician, electrotechnician, end, fireman, footballer, footplate man, games-player, gamester, groundman, guard, infielder, jock, jumper, offensive lineman, outfield, outfielder, player, poloist, porter, professional athlete, pugilist, quarterback, racer, radio technician, railroad man, railroader, redcap, rigger, skater, smoke agent, sport, sportsman, stationmaster, stoker, switchman, tackle, tailback, telephone mechanic, telephonic engineer, toxophilite, trainboy, trainman, trainmaster, wingback, wireman, wrestler, yardman, yardmaster

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