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Rosey Grier

Rosey Grier (Pro football.  Born, Cuthbert, GA, July 19, 1932.)  Once an N.C.A.A. shot put champion at Penn State, Roosevelt Grier became a standout defensive tackle for seven seasons with the Giants.  Grier was the Giants’ No. 3 draft pick in 1955 and had an impressive rookie season.  He was even better the next year […]

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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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