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Don Carney

Don Carney (Broadcaster.  Born, Boston, MA, Aug. 31, 1922; died, Coral Springs, FL, Mar. 16, 2002.)  For nearly 30 years, Donald Carney was the man in charge of Yankees telecasts.  Carney succeeded Jack Murphy as the director of WPIX telecasts and literally called the shots until his retirement in 1987.  He did numerous other sports as well, […]

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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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