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Stanley Woodward

Stanley Woodward (Sports editor.  Born, Worcester, MA, June 5, 1895; died, White Plains, NY, Nov. 29, 1965.)  One of the most colorful and respected sports editors in the annals of New York journalism, Rufus Stanley Woodward, Jr., served two terms as head of the sports department at the fabled Herald Tribune.  Woodward played football at […]

Sid Gray

Sid Gray (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, Mar. 18, 1910; died, Brooklyn, NY, Mar. 21, 1995.)  A promising lefthanded pitcher as a young man, Sid Gray became a baseball writer and, briefly, a publicist in big league baseball.  At 37, Gray joined the Herald Tribune in 1947 and was a baseball writer primarily until the […]

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