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Bill Dwyer

Bill Dwyer (Executive.  Born, New York, NY, Feb. 23, 1883; died, Belle Harbor, NY, Dec. 10, 1946.)  Best known during the early years of Prohibition as the “King of the Bootleggers,” William V. Dwyer became a major force in New York sports.  In 1925, Dwyer bought the distressed Hamilton (Ont.) Tigers for $75,000 and turned them […]

Red Dutton

Red Dutton (Hockey.  Born, Russell, Man., July 23, 1898; died, Calgary, Alta., Mar. 15, 1987.)  It took a long playing career in six leagues before defenseman Mervyn Alexander Dutton got to New York.  Dutton was traded by the Montreal Maroons to the Americans with left wing Hap Emms and two others for $35,000 May 14, […]

Lionel Conacher

Lionel Conacher (Hockey.  Born, Toronto, Ont., May 24, 1901; died, Ottawa, Ont., May 26, 1954.)  A defenseman obtained from Pittsburgh, Lionel Conacher, the elder of two brothers to play for them, was with the Americans for most of four seasons (1926-30).  He was traded after the 1929-30 season to the Montreal Maroons for defenseman Red […]

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