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Charles Bluhdorn

Charles Bluhdorn (Executive.  Born, Vienna, Austria, Sept. 20, 1926; died, aboard corporate jet between Santo Domingo, D.R., and New York, NY, Feb. 19, 1983.)  Charles G. Bluhdorn was the creator of the conglomerate that controlled Madison Square Garden for two decades.  Starting with an auto parts company in Grand Rapids, Mich., Bluhdorn formed Gulf + […]

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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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