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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 […]

Bill Stewart

Bill Stewart (Baseball.  Born, Fitchburg, MA, Sept. 26, 1894; died, Jamaica Plain, MA, Feb. 18, 1964.)  A man who coached a team to the Stanley Cup championship in the off-season, William J. Stewart was an N.L. umpire for nearly 22 seasons (1933-54).  Stewart coached the Chicago Blackhawks to the Cup in 1938 in his first year as […]

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