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Ralph Furey

Ralph Furey (College football.  Born, New York, NY, June 16, 1903; died, Durango, CO, Nov. 14, 1984.)  The first of four brothers to play football at Columbia, Ralph J. Furey captained the 1927 team and then remained with the university’s athletic department for 40 years.  Furey became a coach and administrator before serving 25 years […]

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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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