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Abie Bain

Abie Bain (Boxing.  Born, St. Petersburg, Russia, Aug. 10, 1906; died, Ormond Beach, FL, Apr. 9, 1993.)  Brought to the U.S. as a child, Abie Bain (the Anglicized version of his Russian name) gave Cambridge, Mass., as his birthplace in the 1930s when he was a middleweight and light heavyweight fighting mainly out of Newark, […]

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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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