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Thomas Hitchcock, Sr.

Thomas Hitchcock, Sr. (Horse racing.  Born, New York, NY, Nov. 12, 1860; died, Old Westbury, LI, Sept. 29, 1941.)  Father of America’s most famous polo star, Thomas Hitchcock, Sr., was himself a leading polo player, horse trainer, and steeplechase owner.  He was a member of the first U.S. international polo team, which lost to Great […]

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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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