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Lawrence Ritter

Lawrence Ritter

Lawrence Ritter, standing, looks on as Lee Lowenfish, left, interviews Red Barber at Polk Award ceremonies, Long Island University, circa 1985. A shy man, Ritter summoned the courage to call retired players and discovered that most of them were eager to tell their stories. (COURTESY OF THE LIU–BROOKLYN SPORTS INFORMATION OFFICE / PHOTO BY SALLY MUELLER)

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