Which famous astronomer was also a successful sportsman?

Galileo Galilei
William Herschel
Edmond Halley
Edwin Hubble
In his younger days he was noted more for his athletic prowess than his intellectual abilities. He won seven first places in a single high school track and field meet in 1906. He also set the state high school record for the high jump in Illinois, and practiced amateur boxing.
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