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Ray Walsh

Ray Walsh (Pro football.  Born, New York, NY, Mar. 18, 1916; died, White Plains, NY, Aug. 6, 1998.)  A skilled jack-of-all-trades, Raymond J. Walsh served the Football Giants from 1947-91 in a wide range of positions.  Walsh was a scout, publicist, business manager, and negotiator.  He was active in the lease negotiation and planning that brought the Giants to New Jersey in 1976.  Walsh was a No. 1 singles player for the Fordham tennis team and graduated magna cum laude in 1937 before going to Fordham Law School.

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