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Ethelda Bliebtrey

Ethelda Bliebtrey (Swimming.  Born, Waterford, NY, Feb. 27, 1902; died, West Palm Beach, FL, May 6, 1978.)  When what was a coastal life-saving service during World War I was converted into the Women’s Swimming Association of New York, Ethelda Bliebtrey was one of its stars.  In 1920 and 1921, Bliebtrey won seven national championships (all […]

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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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