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George Hammond

George Hammond (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, Nov. 29, 1907; died, Mystic, CT, Dec. 4, 2003.)  Straight out of college (like his fellow staffer Ed Dooley), George Hammond was hired as a sportswriter by The Sun.  Hammond spent six years (1928-34) at the paper before moving into public relations with the Carl Byoir organization.  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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