Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 13:46:20

Author: --- Sam Sampere

Subject: Re: Nakamura Van De Graaff "Raijin" - Safety


I thought my jokes were bad...

Sam Sampere
Syracuse University
Department of Physics
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Syracuse, NY 13244
315-443-9103 (fax)

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Jerry DiMarco
Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 4:35 PM
Subject: Re: [tap-l] Nakamura Van De Graaff "Raijin" - Safety

The Van de Graaff family is probably more understanding of 'Bama's
choices. It appears they had talent for sports as well as science. My
alma mater (Colorado College) had a football coach by the name of W. T. Van
de Graaff from 1926-39. Hope that's not shocking news...


At 3/27/2012 02:24 PM, you wrote:
>Robert Van de Graaff graduated from the University of Alabama... instead
>of claiming him, they prefer to claim football championships. What a mistake.