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Stanley Woodward

Stanley Woodward (Sports editor.  Born, Worcester, MA, June 5, 1895; died, White Plains, NY, Nov. 29, 1965.)  One of the most colorful and respected sports editors in the annals of New York journalism, Rufus Stanley Woodward, Jr., served two terms as head of the sports department at the fabled Herald Tribune.  Woodward played football at […]

Irving Marsh

Irving Marsh (Sportswriter. Born, Brooklyn, NY, Apr. 15, 1907; died, Canaan, CT, Aug. 3, 1982.) Among the fundamental figures in the growth of college basketball as a major sport, Irving T. Marsh was assistant sports editor of the Herald Tribune. Marsh started at the paper as a copy boy while still a student at City […]

Eddie Dooley

Eddie Dooley (Sportswriter.  Born, Brookyn, NY, Apr. 13, 1905; died, Boca Raton, FL, Jan. 25, 1982.)  Politician, athlete, and sportswriter were three of the credits of Edwin Benedict Dooley, who wrote for The Sun for nearly 12 years (1927-38).  Dooley was a star quarterback at Dartmouth who went almost directly to The Sun sports desk.  […]

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