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Carl Lundquist

Carl Lundquist (Sportswriter. Born, Kansas City, KS, Oct. 24, 1913; died, Port Orange, FL, Aug. 26, 2000.) During the days when three wire services competed to supply news to American newspapers, Carl Wesley Lundquist was the lead writer on the World Series for the United Press. Lundquist covered the first of his 14 World Series […]

Bill Bergesch

Bill Bergesch (Baseball, soccer.  Born, St. Louis, MO, June 17, 1928; died, Stamford, CT, May 10, 2011.)  In 1961, Louis William Bergesch was the second man hired by the embryo New York Mets (road secretary Lou Niss was the first), as scouting and farm director.  But following the Mets’ first season, Bergesch moved to the Yankees […]

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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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