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Cornelius Shields

Cornelius Shields (Sailing.  Born, St. Paul, MN, Apr. 7, 1895; died, New Rochelle, NY, Oct. 15, 1981.)  Cornelius Shields, Sr., is recognized in America as one of the most highly respected sailors of the 20th century.  As an ambassador-at-large for yachting, he served the sport for five decades.  Shields was also a tough championship-caliber competitor who […]

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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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