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Manny Rivero

Manny Rivero (College football.  Born, Havana, Cuba, Nov. 3, 1908; died, Rising Sun, MD, Aug. 18, 2001.)  A true pioneer among Latin athletes in major Eastern colleges, Manuel Rivero was a star running back at Columbia (1930-32) in the days of single-wing football.  Rivero, who was also an outstanding baseball player, came to New York […]

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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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