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Milton Richman

Milton Richman (Sportswriter.  Born, The Bronx, NY, Jan. 29, 1922; died, New York, NY, June 9, 1986.)  Giving up his hope for a major league baseball career, Milton Richman joined United Press in New York as a sportswriter in December 1944.  Richman covered many sports but concentrated mainly on baseball from 1946 on.  In the […]

Mike Kekich

Mike Kekich (Baseball.  Born, San Diego, CA, Apr. 2, 1945.)  Acquired by the Yankees from Los Angeles Dec. 4, 1968, Michael Dennis Kekich was a lefthander who became better known for his peculiarities than his pitching.  In 1971, on the final night of the season, Kekich hung a batting practice-quality pitch to Senators slugger Frank […]

Joe Carnicelli

Joe Carnicelli (Sports editor. Born, Brooklyn, NY, March 21, 1942.)  Joseph Peter Carnicelli, although he spent much of his career as a public relations executive, is distinguished by his service as a sports editor at United Press International  (1976-84) and SportsTicker (1987-96). Teamed with the dynamic columnist-sports editor Milton Richman, Carnicelli helped make the outmanned U.P.I. […]

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