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Gene Larkin

Gene Larkin (College baseball. Born, Flushing, NY, Oct. 24, 1962.) A senior season seldom equalled in Eastern college baseball catapulted Eugene Thomas Larkin into a seven-year major league career and two trips to the World Series. During his four years (1981-84) at Columbia, where he was a third baseman, the switch-hitting Larkin set career records […]

Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig (College baseball.  Born, New York, NY, June 19, 1903; died, New York, NY, June 6, 1941.)  Before launching a major league caeer that made him perhaps the greatest first basemen in baseball history, Henry Louis Gehrig first came to notice of New York sports fans while starring for Commerce H.S. in Manhattan but one of […]

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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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