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Leonard Lewin

Leonard Lewin (Sportswriter. Born, The Bronx, NY, Jan. 23, 1917; died, Tampa, FL, Mar. 22, 2004.) For more than a half-century, the byline of Leonard Ralph Lewin topped sports stories in New York newspapers. Lewin began with the Daily Mirror in February 1937, thanks to his uncle, Murray Lewin, the paper’s boxing editor. Leonard Lewin […]

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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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