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Ken Smith

Ken Smith (Sportswriter.  Born, Danbury, CT, Jan. 8, 1902; died, Palatine Bridge, NY, Mar. 1, 1991.)  A diminutive man who became a large figure in baseball, Ken Smith came to New York to join the tabloid Evening Graphic.  In 1932, when the Graphic folded, Smith was of sufficient stature to land at the Daily Mirror, where […]

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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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