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Harold Rosenthal

Harold Rosenthal (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, Mar. 11, 1914; died, Colorado Springs, CO, June 29, 1999.)  Joining the Herald Tribune at age 17, Harold Rosenthal rose to become a leading baseball and pro football writer.  Rosenthal began covering local tennis events in the 1930s and became a contributor to annual guides on the sport.  […]

Rud Rennie

Rud Rennie (Sportswriter.  Born, Toronto, Ont., Aug. 8, 1894; died, Huntington, LI, Oct. 6, 1956.)  Coming to the U.S. as a young man, Clare Rutherford Rennie worked many odd jobs (including stevedore), but turned to newspaper reporting after service in the U.S. Army during World War I.  Rennie began his career with the morning Sun in […]

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