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Stan Isaacs

Stan Isaacs (Sportswriter.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Apr. 22, 1929.)  As a sportswriter, columnist, sports editor, and observer of the world scene, Stan Isaacs consistently brought a sense of irreverence coupled with keen observation to his work.  Isaacs started as a copy boy at the New York Star in 1949 while a student at Brooklyn College.  […]

Tom Meany

Tom Meany (Sportswriter. Born, Brooklyn, NY, Sept. 21, 1903; died, New York, NY, Sept. 11, 1964.) A well-travelled but very skilled member of the sportswriting corps, Thomas William Meany was also the Mets’ first public relations director in 1962. Meany covered the Dodgers for the Brooklyn Daily Times for six seasons, starting in 1923, and […]

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