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Nathaniel Herreshoff

Nathaniel Herreshoff (Yachting.  Born, Bristol, RI, Mar. 18, 1848; died, Bristol, RI, June 2, 1938.)  During his time, Capt. Nathaniel G. Herreshoff was America’s leading designer of racing yachts.  In the days when racing yachts were somewhat larger than they were to become, Herreshoff designed five boats that made six successful America’s Cup defenses.  Those […]

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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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