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Bill Travers

Bill Travers (Sportswriter.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, June 27, 1931.)  William R. Travers was a general assignment reporter at the Daily Mirror (1956-63) before the paper closed Oct. 16, 1963.  Travers then became the scholastic sports editor for the Daily News for 30 years (1963-93).  He is a graduate of St. Francis College in Brooklyn.

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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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