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Bat Masterson

Bat Masterson (Sportswriting. Born, Henryville, P.Q., Nov. 26, 1853; died, New York, NY, Oct. 25, 1921.) While it was sometimes difficult to separate fact from fiction, there is no denying that William Barclay Masterson was one of the most famous gunslingers of the Old West in America. Masterson had been a famed name since the [...]

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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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