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Dan Gurney

Dan Gurney (Auto racing.  Born, Port Jefferson, NY, Apr. 13, 1931.)  During his 15-year career, Daniel Sexton Gurney became justly known as one of the best and most versatile race car drivers produced in America.  His win in the 1967 Belgium Grand Prix, driving his own Eagle, was the first Grand Prix victory by an […]

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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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