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Harry Cross

Harry Cross (Sportswriter.  Born, New Britain, CT, Sept. 9, 1881; died, New York, NY, Apr. 3, 1946.)  Considered to be one of the most authoritative writers of his era, Harry E. Cross was an expert on such sports as curling, figure skating, polo, and rowing, as well as baseball, football, and boxing.  Except for golf […]

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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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