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Bob Schnelker

Bob Schnelker  (Pro football.  Born, Gahon, O., Oct. 17, 1928.)  Slow-footed but sure-handed, Robert Bernard Schnelker caught 189 passes for 3,312 yards (16.2 average) in seven seasons with the Giants.  Obtained from Philadelphia, Schnelker joined the Giants in 1954, playing for an N.F.L. championship team in 1956 and two division winners (1958, ’59).  In the 1959 […]

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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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