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Al Franken, Los Angeles track and field promoter, is...

June 29, 1989

Al Franken, Los Angeles track and field promoter, is offering $500,000--over a 20-year period--to any long jumper who breaks Bob Beamon's world record of 29 feet 2 1/2 inches at the Jack in the Box Invitational at UCLA's Drake Stadium Aug. 6. If the record is broken before the meet, the money will not be awarded.

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