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Sandy Amoros

Sandy Amoros (Baseball.  Born, Havana, Cuba, Jan. 30, 1930; died, Miami, FL, June 27, 1992.)  Edmundo Isasi Amoros earned his New York baseball immortality with a single stab of his glove.  Amoros’ fabled catch in the sixth inning of the seventh game of the 1955 World Series paved the way for Brooklyn’s only Series triumph […]

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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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