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Toots Shor

Toots Shor (Drinking.  Born, Philadelphia, PA, May 6, 1903; died, New York, NY, Jan. 23, 1977.)  A magnificent character who cast a big shadow in the New York sports world for decades, Bernard Shor was basically a saloon keeper who liked his own products very much.  After working in several other local establishments (most notably Leon […]

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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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