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Louis Effrat

Louis Effrat (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, Feb. 21, 1910; died, Royal Palm Beach, FL, Sept. 1, 1988.)  For nearly 50 years, Louis Effrat was associated with The New York Times, most of that time as a sportswriter.  Effrat began at The Times as a cityside copy boy in 1927.  He soon gravitated to sports […]

Eddie Dooley

Eddie Dooley (Sportswriter.  Born, Brookyn, NY, Apr. 13, 1905; died, Boca Raton, FL, Jan. 25, 1982.)  Politician, athlete, and sportswriter were three of the credits of Edwin Benedict Dooley, who wrote for The Sun for nearly 12 years (1927-38).  Dooley was a star quarterback at Dartmouth who went almost directly to The Sun sports desk.  […]

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