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Bjorn Borg

Bjorn Borg (Tennis.  Born, Sodertalje, Sweden, June 6, 1956.)  Seldom has any world-class athlete come to New York more often for more frustration than Bjorn Borg.  Borg first appeared in the U.S. Open in 1972 and played every year through 1981, compiling a 40-10 record.  Although he was a dominant player everywhere in the world […]

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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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