New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

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Stanley Woodward

Stanley Woodward (Sports editor.  Born, Worcester, MA, June 5, 1895; died, White Plains, NY, Nov. 29, 1965.)  One of the most colorful and respected sports editors in the annals of New York journalism, Rufus Stanley Woodward, Jr., served two terms as head of the sports department at the fabled Herald Tribune.  Woodward played football at […]

Neil Amdur

Neil Amdur (Sports editor.  Born, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Dec. 19, 1939.)  Following his graduation from the University of Missouri, Neil L. Amdur began his sportswriting career with the Miami (Fla.) Herald in 1961.  He served two terms as the lead tennis writer for The New York Times (1968-75 and 1976-84), leaving the first time to go […]

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