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Hobey Baker

Hobey Baker (Hockey.  Born, Wissahickon, PA, Jan. 15, 1892; died, Toul, France, Dec. 21, 1918.)  When hockey was a seven-man game played largely on uneven outdoor rinks, Hobart Amory Hare Baker was considered the finest player in the U.S. by a wide margin.  Baker flashed his talent for St. Paul’s, his prep school, and championship […]

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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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