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  • Richard J. Walsh---AKA Dick Walsh

    Born: May 2, 1902, Gambo, Newfoundland, Canada
    Died: December 8, 1965, Albany, NY, age 63---d. Albany Memorial Hospital

    Albany (NY) sports editor:
    Arrived in Albany, 1928, with the United Press
    Albany Times-Union (NY), copy editor, 1929; sports editor, 1930 - 1963. His column was called Dick Walsh.
    Married Florence Lyons in 1929 and she survived him, as did his 3 daughters.

    Albany Times-Union obituary, December 9, 1965--------------------------------------------------------------------Sporting News' obituary, December 25, 1965, pp. 36.
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    • Eugene Kessler---AKA Gene Kessler

      Born: May 18, 1898, Lawrenceville, IL
      Died: April 1, 1982, Urbana, IL, age 83

      Chicago sports writer;
      Indianapolis News (IN), reporter, 1916
      Crawfordsville Review, city editor, 1916 - 1918
      Wabash College, 1918 - 1919
      Danville Commercial News (IL), reporter/feature writer, 1918 - 1919
      South Bend Tribune, sports editor, 1919 - 1923
      Washington DC Daily News, sports editor, 1923 - 1928
      St. Louis' Sporting News,
      St. Louis' Star-Times,
      Chicago Journal, 1928 - 1929
      Chicago Daily News, sports editor, 1929 - 1948, boxing and baseballl
      Chicago Sun-Times, columnist, 1948 - 1958, semi-retire, 1958, moved to Florida and continued writing for Chicago Sun-Times.

      Mr. Kessler specialized in baseball, boxing and football, but also covered the Indianapolis 500, and the Kentucky Derby as well.

      Chicago Tribune obituary, April 3, 1982, pp. 10, column 1.

      -----------------------------------------------------------------------------No Cheering In The Pressbox, 1974, pp. 325-326.


      1949: Gene Kessler/Boxer Primo Carnera.


      ---------------------------1940---------------------------------------------------------------December 28, 1941: Gene Kessler / Johnny Conlon.


      Sportsman's race track: L-R: Bill Johnson, Ednyfed H. Williams, Ralph Cannon, Gene Kessler, Dick Hackenberg, George Swift.
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      • Edwin Miller Rumill---AKA Ed Rumill

        Born: September 28, 1910, Newton, MA
        Died: September 18, 1987, Sun Lakes, AZ, age 77

        Boston sports writer;
        Christian Science Monitor (Boston, MA), sports writer, 1930-72.
        Joined them as copy boy, 1927, worked his way up.
        Covered the Braves & Red Sox.
        Official scorer for both teams. Covered every World Series, 1930 - 1972.
        Correspondent of Sporting News.
        His writings also appeared in Baseball Digest, Baseball Magazine, Liberty. His Monitor daily column at 1 time appeared in 150 newspapers nationwide.

        Father: Edwin H. Rumill; Ed's middle name was his mother's maiden name.

        Edwin Rumill was a prominent sports writer in the Boston area for approximately 40 years. A member of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, he wrote articles and editorials for the Christian Science Monitor from 1932 until his retirement in 1972. Rumill covered the Boston Red Sox and Boston Braves. His photograph can be seen in the Boston Red Sox version of the official 1946 World Series Program.
        Wife: Juliette M. (July 1, 1909 - November 11, 2005, Chandler, AZ)

        Boston Globe obituary, September 25, 1987, pp. 77.------Sporting News' obituary, October 5, 1987, pp. 56.


        Stan Musial/Ed Rumill.---Looks around 1960.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------Ed Rumill/Ted Williams. Looks around 1940's.
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        • Herman Louis Masin

          Born: June 21, 1913, Bronx, NY
          Died: June 8, 2010, Mill River, MA, age 96,---d. natural causes

          Magazine writer / editor;
          Graduated New York University (NYC), 1936, (Physical Education major)
          Senior Scholastic Coach Magazine, sports editor, 1936 - December, 2008).

          Herman was the longest-running editor of any magazine in Americn history. His column was entitled, 'Here Below'. He edited Scholastic Coach for 72 years.

          Herman L. Masin, Editor of Scholastic Coach for 72 Consecutive Years, Dead at 96
          Corporate News interscholastic athletics Scholastic Scholastic Coach Press Releases

          Believed to be the longest-serving editor of one magazine in American history

          NEW YORK, N.Y. — June 10, 2010 — Herman Lewis Masin, the longest-serving editor of one magazine in American history, and among the most influential figures in the field of interscholastic athletics and coaching, died on June 8, 2010. He was 96.

          After graduating from New York University in 1936, he got his first and only job as editor of Scholastic Coach. He held that job until December 2008 – editing the publication and writing his column, "Here Below," from a mechanical typewriter. Mr. Masin was born in Bronx, NY, on June 21, 1913. He died of natural causes.

          While many of his physical education classmates at NYU became teachers, Herman too taught thousands of students about the fundamentals of sports, teamwork and safety through feature articles that filled the pages of Scholastic Coach.

          Scholastic Coach was the leading magazine for coaches and athletic directors in high schools, parochial and prep schools, junior colleges and colleges, as well as key non-school athletic programs. First published in 1931, it had a readership of 325,000 coaches and athletic directors in 94% of high schools and almost 100% of colleges around the country.

          Scholastic Coach is one of dozens of magazines published for classrooms and professional educators by Scholastic, founded almost 90 years ago with the publication of The Western Pennsylvania Scholastic.

          "Herman's contributions to the field of intercollegiate and interscholastic athletics are immense and his editorial leadership has made the world of games just a little more fun and a little safer than it might otherwise have been," long-time colleague, friend and Scholastic Coach publisher Bruce Weber said.

          Under Mr. Masin's leadership, Scholastic Coach published one of the first articles written on modern strength training in November 1949. In 1972, long before anabolic steroids became a controversial issue, the magazine published an article on its use by European track athletes, written by U.S. discus champion L. Jay Silvester.

          Perhaps even more significant was Mr. Masin's campaign for safer blocking rules in football. The use of the head as a battering ram had resulted in numerous catastrophic head and neck injuries over the years, and Herman used his column to raise awareness of this danger. When the National Federation of State High School Associations finally passed a rule prohibiting the use of the top of the head in blocking, the executive director wrote to say that the new regulation should be called, "The Masin Rule."

          Throughout his tenure with Scholastic Coach, Mr. Masin also cultivated many young, promising coaches including Al Davis, Jack Ramsay and Ben Schwartzwalder, all of whom had articles published in the magazine. He also corresponded frequently with Coach John Wooden, who passed away at the age of 99 on June 4.

          In celebration of Mr. Masin's 50th anniversary with Scholastic Coach in May 1986, Mr. Davis, now the owner of the Oakland Raiders, shared, "If it is true that great men inspire in others the will to be great, my friend, Herman Masin, is a great man. Not only did he have a commitment to excellence but more important, he also inspired in me the same will to be great and gave a young man the opportunity to see his dreams come true."

          Throughout his career, various sports groups recognized Mr. Masin for his enormous contributions to sports. He was a member of the National High School Sports Hall of Fame and received the Award for Journalistic Contribution from the American Baseball Coaches Association. He was also a winner of the American Business Media Crain Award in 2000.

          "I never even thought of being anything else," Mr. Masin said in an interview published in Scholastic Coach in 2006 on the 70th anniversary of his becoming editor. "I never yet read an issue that I disliked and said, 'I could have done better.' Never. Obviously some issues are better than others. But I've always been pleased with the quality of the magazine. I've never been deeply disappointed by anything in it."

          Dick Robinson, President, Chairman and CEO of Scholastic said, "Herman Masin set the standard for editors by pioneering the ways coaches could improve their craft and build winners. He identified with the high school coach and through his editorials led fundamental changes in coaching for nearly three-quarters of a century. He defined creative, forward-looking editorial work."

          Masin is survived by six nieces and nephews, many grand nieces and nephews, and great-grand nieces and nephews, as well as many colleagues and friends at Scholastic.

          A memorial will be held Wednesday, June 23rd at 9:45 a.m. at Riverside Memorial Chapels, Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street. Donations in his memory should be made to the charity of one's choice.

          For more information about Scholastic, visit our Media Room at http://mediaroom.scholastic.com.
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          New York Times' obituary, Wednesday, July 9, 2010,
          HERMAN L. MASIN | Visit Guest Book
          MASIN--Herman L. June 21, 1913 - June 8, 2010. Writer extraordinaire. Editor-in-chief of Scholastic Coach and Athletic Director for 72 years. Raconteur, athlete, lover of jazz and classic movies, favorite uncle, mentor and treasured friend. He was a great wit and words were his life. Herman was the adored son of the late Bessie and Solomon Masin. Brother of the late Frances Masin, Rose Schiff, Anne Seidman and Mary Nestanpower. Beloved uncle of Marjorie Claire Baines, Leni and Herbert Grossman, Louise and Nat Yohalem, Beth and Gerard Smetana, Peter and Bonnie Seidman and Stephen and Ruth Nestanpower. Cherished great-uncle and great-great- uncle. Family and friends will gather for a memorial remembrance on Wednesday, June 23rd at 9:45am at Riverside Memorial Chapels on Amsterdam Ave. and 76th Street. Contributions to a charity of the donor's choice.
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          • (Colonel) Robert R. Newhall---AKA Bob Newhall

            Born: February 11, 1882, Cincinnati, Ohio
            Died: May 23, 1961, Sarasota, FL, age 71,---d. heart attack at home.

            Cincinnati sports writer;
            Los Angeles Times, golf writer,
            Cincinnati Commercial Tribune, sports editor, 1912 - ?
            WWI,
            Cincinnati Tribune, sports writer, ? - 1930
            sportscaster, The Nations's Station, WLW, 1930 - ?
            Cincinnati sports announcer, 1936?
            ran a garage at Sarasota, January, 1940

            -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Charleston Daily Mail (Charleston, W. VA) obituary;
            --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Tuesday, May 23, 1961, pp. 13.


            --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Sporting News' obituary, May 31, 1961, pp. 36.


            Famous boxer, Georges Carpentier / Bob Newhall.
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            • Chester Lindley Smith---AKA Chet Smith

              Born: April 11, 1898, Springdale, PA
              Died: January 28, 1973, Pittsburgh, PA, age 74,---d. St. Clair Memorial Hospital (Pittsburgh, PA).

              Pittsburgh sports writer;
              Pittsburgh Dispatch, 1916 - 1918
              World War I (1st. class quartermaster)
              Pittsburgh Dispatch, 1920 - 1923
              Pittsburgh Gazette-Times, 1924 - 1927
              Cleveland Press, 1927 - 1931
              Pittsburgh Press, 1931 - 1966, retired.

              Smith’s newspaper career began in 1916. He served as sports editor of the “Press” from 1931-66. He passed away in 1973.


              Pittsburgh Post-Gazette obituary, January 29, 1973-----------------------------------------------------Sporting News' obituary, February 10, 1973, pp. 54.

              August 11, 1956: Ralph Guglielmi/Chet Smith, presents star quarterback with trophy for MVP in 1955
              All-Star Football Classic, Chicago, IL.


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              • John Wendell Smith

                Born: June 27, 1914, Detroit, MI
                Died: November 26, 1972, Chicago, IL, age 58,---d. on Sunday, of cancer, at St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL.

                Pittsburgh sports writer;
                Born and raised and grew up in Detroit.
                Graduated West Virginia State College, 1937
                Pittsburgh Courier sports writer, assistant sports editor, city editor, columnist, sports editor, 1937 - 1947;
                Chicago American sports writer, 1947 - 1963;
                WBBM TV sports editor, 1963;
                WGN TV reporter, 1964 - 1972;
                Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist, 1964 - 1972.
                Specialized in baseball and boxing.

                National Hall of Fame article: The Last Crusade -- The Desegregation of Spring Training, 1961, By Brian Carroll

                Wendell Smith was the 1993 recipient of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award.

                Smith began his sportswriting career in 1937 after his graduation from West Virginia State College. He was named sports editor of the Pittsburgh Courier and moved on to the Chicago American in 1947. As the first black member of the BBWAA, he covered the White Sox for the American and for the Chicago Sun-Times.

                Smith was instrumental in integrating Spring Training in Florida and he pushed for integrating the major leagues. He roomed with Jackie Robinson during spring training and wrote the first Robinson biography.

                "Mr. Rickey asked if I would live with Jackie, be his companion on the road. That's when he put me on the Brooklyn payroll, $50 a week, about the same amount I was getting as sports editor of the Courier. He hired me as a scout, to scout Negro ballplayers. I had been a ballplayer, an all-city high school pitcher in Detroit; but I knew nothing of scouting. I was getting paid to help Jackie jump the hurdles.

                "I never socialized with the writers. In the South it was forbidden. If they wanted me to go to dinner with them, it was against the law. I'm sure they would have liked to have me join them. They didn't ask because they knew it was impossible. But I considered myself part of the press corps. I was writing daily stories. I was Jackie's Boswell."

                Smith died in 1972, a month after Robinson's death, at the age of 58. More than a thousand mourners, including many of Chicago's civic leaders, attended his funeral. Awards at Notre Dame and by the Chicago Baseball Writers are presented annually in his memory. A Chicago elementary school was named in his honor in 1973.


                New York Times' obituary, November 27, 1972, pp. 38.-----------------------Chicago Daily Defender obituary, November 28, 1972, pp. 3.


                ---------------------------------Dave Egan/Wendell Smith, 1958.
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                • Prescott Lawrence Sullivan---AKA Sully

                  Born: January 18, 1906, San Francisco, CA
                  Died: May 19, 1985, San Francisco, CA, age 79

                  San Francisco sports writer:
                  San Francisco Bulletin,
                  San Francisco Chronicle, 1927? - 1935
                  San Francisco Examiner, 1935 - January 15, 1976

                  A San Francisco sports writer since 1923, 40-year-old Prescott Sullivan had been with the Examiner a long time.

                  Sporting News' death tribute, June 3, 1985, pp. 13.

                  -------------------------------------Sporting News' obituary, June 3, 1985, pp. 3.---------------------------------------------------------------Chicago Tribune obituary, May 22, 1985, pp. C10.
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                  • John F. Ryan---AKA Jack Ryan

                    Born: June 21, 1904
                    Deid: August 30, 1967, Chicago, IL, age 63---d. after a long illness

                    Chicago sports writer;
                    Chicago Daily News sports writer and columnist, at least by January 4, 1940 - January 7, 1953
                    Assistant Director of PR, Zenith Corporation, October 6, 1954.
                    Chicago Atlas Film Exploitation, February 22, 1956
                    Chicago Herald-Examiner

                    Wife: Theresa, died June 22, 1949, Chicago, IL.

                    November 15, 1947, Jack Ryan (left), chairman of the Chicago chapter of the Baseball Writers Association, presents
                    the J. Louis Comisky Memorial Award to Jackie Robinson, Dodger first basemen, at the annual Writers dinner, November 12.
                    Robinson was selected as the Rookie of the Year by a nationwide poll of sports writers


                    Hartford Courant obituary,
                    September 1, 1967, pp. 25.

                    Chicago Tribune obituary,
                    September 1, 1967, pp. C5.



                    December 23, 1946: Chicago sports writers: L-R: John Hoffman, Dan Desmond, Herb Simons, John Carmichael, Jack Ryan, Earl Hilligan, Howard Roberts, Edgar Munzel, Chuck Chamberlain.
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                    • Hyman Hurwitz---AKA Hy Hurwitz

                      Born: March 22, 1910, Boston, MA
                      Died: May 1, 1966, Brookline, MA, age 56---d. had been hospitalized since heart attack April 11, 1966.

                      Boston sports writer; Jewish
                      Boston Globe sports writer, 1926 - 1966

                      Hy started his sports writing career as a night copy boy. He enlisted in WWII and won the Bronze Star.
                      Jimmy Piersal's & Ted William's ghost-writer, secretary-treasurer of BWAA, since 1958. He was only 5 feet 4.5.

                      Sporting News' obituary, May 14, 1966, pp. 40.--------------------------New York Times' obituary, May 2, 1966, pp. 37.


                      January 20, 1966: Retired Red Sox slugger, Ted Williams (center), looks at the tabulation sheet that elected him to
                      baseball's Hall of Fame by the nation's baseball writers. With Williams; are Red Sox executive vice president Dick
                      O'Connell,(left), and the Baseball Writer Association secretary, Hy Hurwitz.


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                      • Abe Kemp

                        Born May 17, 1892, San Francisco, CA
                        Died: February 1, 1975, San Francisco, CA, age 81

                        San Francisco sports writer:
                        San Francisco Bulletin, 1907 - ?
                        Sportsman Review, reporter, 1917
                        San Francisco Examiner, 1926 - 1969

                        Started as copy boy on Bulletin, dividing his time between baseball and horse racing. In 1969, his paper put him on a desk, to make him quit, on account of his age. He became quite a famous horse racing handicapper.

                        -----------------------------------Hartford Courant obituary, February 4, 1975, pp. 45.
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                        • James Brian Bell, Jr.

                          Born: March 30, 1890, Yorksville, SC
                          Died: June 8, 1942, Arlington, VA, age 52--d. at home

                          The State (Columbia, SC) staff member, 1910-1924
                          Atlanta Associated Press bureau, 1924
                          New Orleans Associated Press bureau, 1925
                          New York Associated Press bureau,
                          Los Angeles Associated Press bureau, 1930-36
                          San Francisco Associated Press bureau
                          Washington Associated Press, bureau chief, January 1, 1939 - June 8, 1942 (death).

                          Los Angeles Times' obituary, June 9, 1942, pp. 8.

                          ----------------------------------------------------------------------------May 18, 1942, Raleigh, NC: Brian Bell / Josephus Daniels (Raleigh News' editor).
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                          • Rufus Stanley Woodward---AKA Stan Woodward

                            Born: June 5, 1895, Worchester, MA
                            Died: November 29, 1965, White Plains, NY, age 71

                            Boston / New York sports writer;
                            Worcester Evening Gazette reporter & city editor, 1919 -1923
                            Boston Herald copy boy / sports writer, 1923 - 1930
                            New York Herald Tribune, sports writer, 1930 - 1938; sports editor, 1938 - 1948; war corespondent, 1944 - 1945
                            Sports Illustrated editor, 1948 - 1949
                            New York Daily Compass sports writer, 1949 - 1950
                            Miami Dialy News sports writer, 1952 - 1954
                            Newark Star-Ledger sports writer, 1954 - 1959
                            New York Herald Tribune sports editor, 1959 - 1962.


                            ---------------------------------------Sporting News' obituary, December 11, 1965, pp. 28.---------------------Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Communications, Suppliment, 1992-95.
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                            • John Neville Wheeler---AKA John N. Wheeler

                              Born: April 11, 1886, Yonkers, NY
                              Died: October 13, 1973, Ridgefield, CT, age 87

                              New York sports writer / syndicate owner;
                              New York Herald, 1907 - ?
                              Formed Wheeler Syndicate in 1913, sold it in 1916.
                              Organized Bell Newspaper Syndicate.
                              Liberty magazine editor, 1924 - 1927
                              North American Newspaper Alliance President, 1931 - 1966
                              at death, he was Chairman of the Board for North American Newspaper Alliances

                              Wife: Elizabeth T. Wheeler, born July 9, 1893, died April 15, 1985.
                              ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------

                              Mr. Wheeler assisted Ty Cobb by ghost-writing his memoirs, 'Busting Em and Other Big League Stories', in 1914, and also ghost-wrote for Christy Mathewson, 'Pitching in a Pinch', in 1912.
                              Wikipedia
                              John Neville "Jack" Wheeler (April 11, 1886-October 13, 1973) was an American newspaperman, publishing executive, magazine editor, and author. He was born in Yonkers, New York, graduated Columbia University (which holds a collection of his papers), was a veteran of World War I serving in France as a field artillery lieutenant, began his newspaper career at the New York Herald, and became managing editor of Liberty Magazine. He is known primarily as the founder of several newspaper syndicates, of which the largest was the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA), and through which he employed some of the most noted writing talents of his day.

                              Career
                              In 1913, while still a sportswriter for the Herald, Wheeler formed the Wheeler Syndicate to specialize in distribution of sports features to newspapers in the United States and Canada. That same year his Wheeler Syndicate contracted with Bud Fisher, pioneer comic strip artist, and Fontaine Talbot Fox, Jr., another well-known cartoonist, and began distributing their work. Fisher is reported to have received an annual guarantee of $52,000, an unprecedented amount at that time. Noted writer, Richard Harding Davis, was sent to Belgium as war correspondent, and reported on early battlefield actions, as the Wheeler Syndicate became a comprehensive news collection and distribution operation. In 1916, it was purchased by the McClure Syndicate, the oldest and largest U.S. news and feature syndicate.

                              Immediately upon the sale of the Wheeler Syndicate to McClure, Wheeler founded another, the Bell Syndicate which soon attracted Ring Lardner, and was joined by cartoonists Fisher and Fox. In 1924, Wheeler became executive editor of Liberty, and served in that capacity while continuing to run Bell Syndicate.

                              In 1930, he became general manager of NANA, established in 1922 by 50 major newspapers in the United States and Canada which absorbed Bell, both continuing to operate individually under joint ownership. NANA continued to acquire other syndicates, including McClure. Wheeler wrote the book, I've Got News for You published in 1961.

                              By the time he sold NANA in 1966 to the publishing and media company, Koster-Dana, had employed many of the most influential writers of his time, including Grantland Rice, Joseph Alsop, Dorothy Thompson, Pauline Frederick, Sheilah Graham, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. It was Wheeler who hired Ernest Hemingway to cover the Spanish Civil War, who inscribed for him a copy of For Whom the Bell Tolls, "To Jack Wheeler, who gave me the chance to go to war."

                              When he died on October 13, 1973, in Ridgefield, Connecticut, at the age of 87, his obituary in the Ridgefield Press described him as one who "never quit newspapering, permanently, until his death."

                              References
                              Desmond, Robert W. "Wheeler, John Neville" Encyclopedia Americana. Grolier Online (accessed November 19, 2006).
                              Ridgefield News, The. "Wheeler, John N." Who's Who in Ridgefield. Hersam-Acorn Newspapers (Online)(accessed November 19, 2006).

                              New York sports writers, 1911; John Wheeler is standing, on the left, with cigar in mouth, next to John B. Foster.


                              ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Sporting News' obituary, November 10, 1973, pp. 34.


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                              • Walter Christy Walsh---AKA Christy Walsh

                                Born: December 2, 1891, St. Louis, MO
                                Died: December 29, 1955, North Hollywood, CA, age 73

                                New York sports writer / syndicate owner;
                                St. Vincent College (Los Angeles, CA); University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)(Law)
                                Los Angeles Herald sports writer & cartoonist, 1911-13,
                                Motor Cars advertising manager (San Francisco) 1913-16,
                                Detroit advertising, 1917
                                Christy Walsh Syndicate, 1921. Was one of the earliest versions of the sports agent.

                                started managing sports stars, such as Babe Ruth (he helped him organize his finances till wife Claire fired him),
                                Founded newspapers sports syndicate, 1919 - 1937, a group of sports writers to ghost-write stars' 'autobiographies'.

                                1925: Glenn S. Warner (Stanford University Football coach), Christy Walsh, Knute Rockne.--------Unidentified, Christy Walsh, Babe Ruth, 1931-34.



                                Chicago Daily Tribune obituary, December 30, 1955, pp. B1.


                                1922-23: John McGraw, Christy Walsh, Babe Ruth.


                                1942: Gary Cooper, Christy Walsh, Babe Ruth. Publicity shot for The Pride of the Yankees, where Cooper played Lou Gehrig.



                                November 7, 1927: Lou Gehrig, Christy Walsh, Babe Ruth.----------------------------------------------------------------------------Christy Walsh.


                                October 31, 1939, NYC World's Fair: Christy Walsh presents award to cartoonist, Burris Jenkins, Jr. for best sports cartoon of 1938.
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