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Ralph Metcalfe helped the U.S. win the 400-meter relay in Berlin in 1936 with a new world-record time of 39.8 seconds. The members of the team — (from left) Jesse Owens, Metcalfe, Foy Draper and Frank Wykoff — delivered a message to Adolf Hitler. Metcalfe finished second in the 100-meter dash behind Owens. (Associated Press)

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