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Ray Conger

Ray Conger (Track and field.  Born, Seward, IL, Nov. 12, 1904; died, State College, PA, Oct. 23, 1994.)  Of the thousands of runners who trod the boards at various Madison Square Garden tracks, none created the excitement generated by Iowa State graduate Raymond Conger on the night of Feb. 9, 1929.  Paavo Nurmi, the multi-gold […]

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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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