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Former All-Star and Manager, Jim Fregosi, Passes Away at 71

Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Chicago, IL (February 17, 2014) – Over the weekend, the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame learned of the passing of Jim Fregosi, a Class of 1999 Inductee. He was 71. He was a six-time All-Star and received the Golden Glove award in 1967. Following his playing career, […]

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Captain of the Auto Industry, Andy Granatelli, passes away at age 90

Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Chicago, IL (January 5, 2014) – The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame has learned this morning of the passing of Andy Granatelli, Class of 1980 Inductee. He was 90. One of the greatest motorsports’ promoters of all time, Granatelli once said, “People say, ‘He’s flamboyant, he’s this, […]

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