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Dutch Dehnert

Dutch Dehnert (Pro basketball.  Born, New York, NY, Apr. 5, 1898; died, Far Rockaway, NY, Apr. 20, 1979.)  A pro basketball player as a teenager in the rough-and-tumble early days of the game, Henry G. Dehnert achieved fame as a member of the fabled Original Celtics, for whom he played over a decade (1918-28).  Though […]

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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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