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)