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Steve Hirdt

Steve Hirdt (Statistician.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Feb. 11, 1951.)  Since he joined the Elias Sports Bureau in 1970 while still an undergraduate at Fordham, Stephen T. Hirdt has become one of the nation’s most respected sports statisticians.  From 1982-2005, Hirdt was director of information for ABC-TV’s “Monday Night Football,” working over 400 telecasts, including seven […]

Paul Bereswill

Paul Bereswill (Photographer.  Born, New York, NY, Nov. 1, 1949.)  Though Paul Jacob Bereswill has worked all major sports, he has built a major reputation in hockey, where he did 17 Stanley Cup finals through 2003.  Bereswill was a Sports Illustrated photographer, as a freelancer, from 1979-95, shooting over 350 hockey games and numerous covers […]

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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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