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

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Hinkey Haines

Hinkey Haines (Pro football.  Born, Red Lion, PA, Dec. 23, 1898; died, Sharon Hill, PA, Jan. 9, 1979.)  The only man to have played for both a World Series and an N.F.L. champion, Henry Luther Haines was a Penn State back who quarterbacked the Football Giants to the 1927 N.F.L. championship, the franchise’s first.  Haines […]

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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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