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Tommy Hitchcock

Tommy Hitchcock (Polo.  Born, Aiken, SC, Feb. 11, 1900; died, France, Apr. 19, 1944.)  During the so-called “Golden Age of American Sports” in the 1920s, Tommy Hitchcock was a name ranked amongst the immortals of his time along with Jack Dempsey, Bill Tilden, and Babe Ruth.  Indeed, he was generally known as “the Babe Ruth [...]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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