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Frank Gifford

Frank Gifford (Pro football.  Born, Bakersfield, CA, Aug. 16, 1930.)  Joining the New York Giants as the team’s No. 1 draft pick in 1952, Frank Gifford started his N.F.L. career as a defensive back, but by the time he ended his career in 1964 he was the leading scorer in Giants history with 484 points.  […]

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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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