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Lou O’Neill

Lou O’Neill (Sports Editor.  Born, Ravenswood, NY, Dec. 15, 1906; died, Rego Park, NY, Jan. 23, 1978.)  On the 50th anniversary of his start in the newspaper business, over 400 friends of Louis Francis O’Neill turned out in his honor at an Astoria banquet hall.  Most of the organizers of the O’Neill tribute were people […]

Tom Pedulla

Tom Pedulla (Sportswriter.  Born, Yonkers, NY, July 10, 1956.)  Thomas Eugene Pedulla is a New York-based general sports reporter for the national Gannett daily, USA Today.  Pedulla previously spent 10 years (1985-95) as the principal Yankees beat writer for the Gannett Westchester Group (which has now been consolidated into The Journal News).  He covers everything from […]

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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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