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Paul Governali

Paul Governali (Football.  Born, The Bronx, NY, Jan. 5, 1921; died, San Diego, CA, Feb. 15, 1978.)  Despite playing for a team that was 3-6 for the season, Paul V. Governali was chosen the Maxwell Trophy winner for 1942 and finished second to Georgia running back Frank Sinkwich in the Heisman Trophy voting as the […]

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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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