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Mike Lee

Mike Lee (Sports editor. Born, Yonkers, NY, Jan. 30, 1910; died, Jamaica, NY, Nov. 22, 1986.) Considered a thoroughbred racing authority, Michael Lee was sports editor of the Long Island Daily Press in Jamaica for nearly 39 years (1938-77). Born Michael Leibowitz, Lee started his sportswriting career as a schoolboy correspondent for the Yonkers Herald […]

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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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