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Cappy Cappon

Cappy Cappon (College basketball.  Born, Holland, MI, Oct. 17, 1900; died, Princeton, NJ, Nov. 29, 1961.)  A thick-set, bald man who was somewhat more than he appeared, Franklin W. Cappon more than anyone else set the patterns of Princeton basketball that have endured for decades.  Cappon coached five league championship teams at Princeton as the […]

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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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