Bill Gallo Papers 1960-1970
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Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (July 30, 1890 – September 29, 1975) was an American Major League Baseball right fielder and manager, best known as the manager of the championship New York Yankees of the 1950s and later, the expansion New York Mets. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966. Stengel was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1890. In 1910, he began a professional baseball career that would span over half a century. After almost three seasons in the minor leagues, Steng...
Bill Gallo (1922-2011) was an award-winning American sports cartoonist. Born December 28, 1922 in New York City and raised in Astoria, Queens, William "Bill" Gallo grew up wanting to work for a newspaper. His father, an immigrant from the Basque region of Spain, worked at the the Spanish-language paper La Prensa . Gallo acquired his art education through Columbia University and what is now the School of Visual Arts through the GI Bill. In 1941, he joined the ...
Muhammad Ali (b. Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., January 17, 1942, Louisville, KT-d. June 3, 2016, Scottsdale, AZ) began training as an amateur boxer when he was 12 years old. At 18 he won a gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Summer Olympics and turned professional later that year. After converting to Island, he changed his name to Muhammad Ali. During the Vietnam War he refused to be drafted into the U.S. military, citing his religious beliefs and opposition to American involv...
Joseph William Frazier (b. Jan. 12, 1944, Beaufort, S.C.–d. Nov. 7, 2011, Philadelphia, Pa.), also known as Smokin' Joe, and also known as Joe Frazier, was an American professional boxer, Olympic gold medalist and Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion, whose professional career lasted from 1965 to 1976, with a one-fight comeback in 1981. From the description of Frazier, Joe, 1944-2011 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569965 ...
President of the "New York Football Giants, Inc." From the guide to the John V. Mara letters, 1943, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...
The club that became the New York Yankees started as the Baltimore Orioles in 1901. American League President Ban Johnson wanted a club in New York and, after outmaneuvering the politically influential New York Giants, who did not want a competing team, Johnson moved the Orioles to New York. The first ten years of its existence, the team did not do well, contending for the pennant during only one season. In 1914, Colonel Jacob Ruppert and Tillinghast Huston purchased the team. This collection da...