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Albie Axelrod

Albie Axelrod (Fencing.  Born, The Bronx, NY, Feb. 21, 1921; died, The Bronx, NY, Feb. 24, 2004.)  An N.C.A.A. champion in 1948 while fencing for City College, Albert Axelrod became only the fourth medalist in the sport for the U.S. at the Olympics in 1960.  Axelrod, while fencing for the Fencers Club, was the national […]

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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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