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Ike Gellis

Ike Gellis (Sports editor.  Born, New York, NY, Jan. 5, 1908; died, Nyack, NY, Apr. 28, 1988.)  Although Isaac Gellis never considered himself a writer of sports or anything else, he was an extraordinarily fine judge of talent and during his 30 years as sports editor of the New York Post, the paper had what […]

Maury Allen

Maury Allen (Sportswriter.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, May 2, 1932; died, Cedar Grove, NJ, Oct. 3, 2010.)  A graduate of City College, Maury Allen joined Sports Illustrated in 1959 following a hitch in the U.S. Army.  In 1962, he moved to the New York Post as a baseball writer and columnist.  Allen left the Post in […]

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