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Phyllis Merhige

Phyllis Merhige (Baseball. Born, Brooklyn, NY, Apr. 2, 1947.) Among the highest-ranking women ever in major league sports, Phyllis K. Merhige started as a secretary to A.L. president Lee MacPhail July 1, 1974. Merhige became the assistant public relations director in 1979 and succeeded Bob Fishel in 1979 when Fishel became the league’s executive vice […]

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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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