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Charlie McCabe

Charlie McCabe (Marketing. Born, The Bronx, NY, Feb. 27, 1937.) A banking executive who exerted enormous influence in New York sports, Charles Henry McCabe, Jr., supported dozens of events through sponsorships. McCabe created a substantial image for Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company by sponsoring events such as the New York City Marathon (starting in 1976), Mets […]

M. Donald Grant

M. Donald Grant (Baseball.  Born, Montreal, P.Q., May 1, 1904; died, Hobe Sound, FL, Nov. 28, 1998.)  An investment advisor to the Whitneys and the Paysons, among others, Michael Donald Grant also represented John W. Payson’s baseball interests for decades.  Grant served on the board of the National Exhibition Co., owners of the Giants when […]

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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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