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Evelyn Ashford

Evelyn Ashford (Track and field.  Born, Shreveport, LA, Apr. 16, 1957.)  A member of five U.S. Olympic teams from 1976 to 1992, Evelyn Ashford was a dominant sprinter both indoors and out during a career in which she won four Olympic gold medals.  Ashford was the 100-meter champion at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles […]

Dom Alagia

Dom Alagia (Public address.  Born, Union City, NJ, Apr. 20, 1928.)  Among the most versatile and hard-working public address announcers in the New York area for more than 40 years, Dominic Alagia has called the plays and announced lineups for baseball, basketball, football and numerous other sports. He has also worked on almost all levels […]

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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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