Famous People from Oklahoma

Can you name these famous Sooners based on a short clue?
† Grew up in Kansas, now lives in Oklahoma City
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Last updated: January 8, 2020
First submittedSeptember 4, 2012
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Clue
Hometown
Answer
Yankees slugger who dueled Maris in 1961
Commerce
Mickey Mantle
Cowboy humorist who never met a man he he didn't like
Indian Territory
Will Rogers
OSU running back who shattered college records in 1988 †
Oklahoma City
Barry Sanders
Country singer who has friends in low places
Yukon
Garth Brooks
Folk singer who wrote "This Land Is Your Land"
Okemah
Woody Guthrie
Country singer who won Season 4 of "American Idol"
Checotah
Carrie Underwood
Baseball player, football player, and gold-medal decathlete
Indian Territory
Jim Thorpe
Beneath his beard there is not a chin, only another fist
Ryan
Chuck Norris
Psychedelic band who sang "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots"
Norman
The Flaming Lips
"Mildred Pierce" actress who didn't like wire hangers
Lawton
Joan Crawford
OU star, #1 NBA draft pick, and slam dunk contest winner
Oklahoma City
Blake Griffin
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Level 62
Apr 30, 2015
You could add Brad Pitt, Johnny Bench, Ralph Ellison, James Garner, Ron Howard, Tony Randall, and Shannon Miller.
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Level 83
Aug 2, 2018
These state quizzes with famous athletes draw a lot of blanks from me. I'm not including soccer obviously, that doesn't count as an anything an American would know.
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Level 63
Jun 3, 2019
This was very hard for a non-American. It could do with some more famous people, such as Brad Pitt and Bill Hader.
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Level 41
Nov 7, 2019
Least played Quizmaster quiz
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Level 71
Feb 20, 2021
Sad, I got 0/11 in this quiz..