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Jim Garrett

Jim Garrett (Football.  Born, Rutherford, N.J., June 19, 1930.)  Coming off an 0-9 season and having lost 11 games in a row, Columbia hired James W. Garrett as its head football coach in December 1984.  Garrett came to the Ivy League school after nearly two decades (1966-84) as a coach, scout, and administrator in the […]

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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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