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Gordon Bridge

Gordon Bridge (Broadcasting.  Born, Batavia, NY, June 14, 1928; died, New York, NY, Jan., 14, 2005.)  As assistant sports director of Armed Forces Radio and Television (1952-63), John Gordon Bridge was responsible for providing hundreds of sports events, especially New York baseball games, to American service personnel around the world.  Bridge later (1966-98) became an executive […]

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