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John F.X. Condon

John F.X. Condon (Public address.  Born, New York, NY, Aug. 29, 1914; died, New York, NY, Oct. 13, 1989.)  John Francis Xavier Condon achieved many unusual objectives in life but one of them was one he didn’t choose.  When he became the public address announcer at Madison Square Garden in 1947-48, Condon became the permanent […]

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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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