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Mary Garber

Born: Apr 16, 1916

Death: Sep 21, 2008

Birthplace: New York City

Nationality: United States

Mary Garber

Date of Birth : Apr 16, 1916
Date of Death : Sep 21, 2008
Birth Place : New York City

Mary Ellen Garber was an American sportswriter, who was a pioneer among women sportswriters. She received over 40 writing awards and numerous honors in a sports-writing career that spanned seven decades, the most prestigious of which was the 2005 Associated Press Sports Editors Red Smith Award. Garber, the first woman to win the APSE award, also became the first woman to be inducted into the U.S. Basketball Writers Hall of Fame in 2002.

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