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Don (Babe) Chandler

Don (Babe) Chandler (Pro football.  Born, Council Bluffs, IA, Sept. 9, 1934; died, Tulsa, OK, Aug. 11, 2011.)  A fifth-round draft choice of the Football Giants in 1956, Donald G. Chandler was an excellent punter and later placekicker.  Chandler helped the Giants win the N.F.L. championship in his rookie year.  He led the league in […]

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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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