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Jim Lansing

Jim Lansing (College football. Born, Mount Vernon, NY, Sept. 16, 1919; died, Mount Vernon, NY, Dec. 2, 2000.) An all-America end at Fordham, James Lansing became a critical part of the restoration of football at Rose Hill. Lansing starred for the Rams in 1940 and 1941 and, after returning from World War II military service, […]

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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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