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Murray Janoff

Murray Janoff (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, Apr. 26, 1915.)  A member of the sports staff of the Long Island Press for 41 years (1936-77), Murray M. Janoff covered tennis, harness racing, pro football, college and pro basketball, baseball, and track and field.  Janoff also covered the U.S. tennis championships (now known as the U.S. […]

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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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