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Buddy Blattner

Buddy Blattner (Baseball.  Born, St. Louis, MO, Feb. 8, 1920; died, Chesterfield, MO, Sept. 5, 2009.)  Two-time world table tennis doubles champion as a teenager (1936 and 1937) and the regular second baseman for the Giants in 1946 (when he hit .255 in 126 games), Robert Garnett Blattner later became a well-known sportscaster in Los […]

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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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