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Cap McEwen

Cap McEwen (College and pro football. Born, Alexandria, MN, June 18, 1893; died, New York, NY, Aug. 9, 1970.) Closely identified with Army football for over a decade, John James McEwen was a center for the Cadets (1914-16) and coached the West Point varsity successfully (1923-25) after active Army service. McEwen was 18-5-3 in his […]

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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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