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John DeWitt

John DeWitt (College football.  Born, Phillipsburg, NY, Oct. 29, 1881; died, New York, NY, July 28, 1930.)  A three-year starting guard, leading field goal kicker, and twice an all-American, John Riegel DeWitt scored all of Princeton’s points in an 11-6 victory over Yale in 1903.  In that game, DeWitt ran 65 yards with a blocked […]

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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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