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Red Foley

Red Foley (Baseball.  Born, Flushing, NY, Dec. 26, 1928; died, Flushing, NY, July 13, 2008.)  As the premier official scorer of his time, Arthur Stephen Foley worked 10 World Series in the 20-year span from 1981-2001.  Foley, who also spent over 35 years in the sports department of the Daily News, began scoring games in […]

Bobby Bonilla

Bobby Bonilla (Baseball.  Born, New York, NY, Feb. 23, 1963.)  The general impression that Roberto Martin Antonio Bonilla did nothing positive during his two tours with the Mets (1992-95, 1999) is not entirely correct.  Signed as a free agent (and telling sportswriters they’d never be able to “wipe the smile off my face”), Bonilla, in […]

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