New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

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Burris Jenkins

Burris Jenkins (Cartoonist.  Born, Indianapolis, IN, Oct. 8, 1896; died, Hollywood, FL, Feb. 26, 1966.)  Although he came to be regarded as one of the top sports cartoonists in America during his 35-year career with the New York Journal and Journal-American, Burris Atkins Jenkins, Jr. came to that station in life by a circuitous route. […]

Jay Greenberg

Jay Greenberg (Sportswriter.  Born, Johnstown, PA, June 16, 1950.)  A general sports columnist for the Post from 1994-2011, Jay N. Greenberg covered virtually all sports but wrote most often about baseball and hockey, two sports about which he exhibits special feeling.  Greenberg joined the Post after a career of nearly two decades following his graduation (in […]

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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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