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Don Lourie

Don Lourie (College football. Born, Decatur, AL, Aug. 22, 1899; died, Longwood, FL, Jan. 15, 1990.) Quarterbacking the Princeton varsity for two seasons (1919-20), Donald Bradford Lourie was First Team all-America in 1920 on a team that featured Notre Dame’s George Gipp. Lourie later became the chairman and chief executive officer of Quaker Oats.

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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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