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Bert Rosenthal

Bert Rosenthal (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, June 10, 1936.)  Following his graduation from City College, Bert Rosenthal joined The Associated Press’ New York sports desk as a baseball statistician under Ben Olan in 1957.  Rosenthal was later to become one of the country’s leading track and field writers.  He moved to the A.P. Bureau […]

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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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