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Arthur Poe

Arthur Poe (College football.  Born, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 22, 1879; died, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 15, 1951.)  Last of the famed five Poe brothers who starred in football at Princeton, Arthur specialized in beating Yale.  In 1898, his 95-yard touchdown run accounted for the scoring (with an extra point) in a 6-0 Tigers win and, as […]

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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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