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Eddie Butler

Eddie Butler (Athletics.  Bron, Brooklyn, NY, Mar. 17, 1892; died, Brooklyn, NY, Nov. 26, 1956.)  An all-around athlete at Cornell (where he captained the 1912 football team), Edmund William Butler became the leader of the Crescent A.C. in Brooklyn.  Butler joined the Brooklyn amateur group in 1912 and became the New York State handball champion in […]

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