New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

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Frank Umont

Frank Umont (Pro football, baseball.  Born Staten Island, NY, Nov. 17, 1917; died, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Jan. 20, 1991.)  Even without the benefit of college, Frank William Umont was good enough to be a lineman with the wartime Football Giants (1943-45).  In 1944, the 5’11”, 220-pound Umont was also employed as a blocking fullback.  One […]

Cal Hubbard

Cal Hubbard (Pro football, baseball.  Born, Keytesville, MO, Oct. 30, 1900; died, St. Petersburg, FL, Oct. 16, 1977.)  Parallel careers as a football player and a baseball umpire made Robert Calvin Hubbard part of the New York sports scene for portions of five decades.  Hubbard came out of Geneva (Penna.) College, joined the Football Giants […]

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