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Don Dunphy

Don Dunphy (Broadcaster.  Born, New York, July 5, 1908; died, Mineola, N.Y., July 22, 1998.)  Like many of the sportscasters who came to prominence in the 1920s and 1930s, Don Dunphy began his working career with aspirations to be a newspaper sportswriter, but his hopes were dashed when the New York World folded during his […]

Bill Corum

Bill Corum (Sportswriter.  Born, Speed, MO, July 20, 1895; died, New York, NY, Dec. 16, 1958.)  Columnist, sportscaster, and racetrack executive, Martene Windsor Corum was a name in the sports field that spread far beyond his New York base.  Bill Corum was, for his time, a rare journalism graduate in the sports field when he […]

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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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