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Milton Richman

Milton Richman (Sportswriter.  Born, The Bronx, NY, Jan. 29, 1922; died, New York, NY, June 9, 1986.)  Giving up his hope for a major league baseball career, Milton Richman joined United Press in New York as a sportswriter in December 1944.  Richman covered many sports but concentrated mainly on baseball from 1946 on.  In the […]

Oscar Fraley

Oscar Fraley (Sportswriter.  Born, Philadelphia, PA, Aug. 2, 1914; died, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Jan. 6, 1994.)  Starting as a golf writer in Philadelphia in 1937, Oscar Fraley became a noted wire service columnist and author.  Fraley joined the United Press (which became U.P.I. in 1958) in 1940.  He came to New York to take over […]

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