March 20 – Happy Birthday Whitey Murray

Whitey MurrayHe was the man who took a rainbow of colors, purple, orange, green, gold, blue, white, scarlet and maroon and created a masterpiece that has enriched the lives of thousands of Amsterdam’s youngsters. You wonder if Robert “Whitey” Murray had any idea that the Little Giants Football league he was putting together back in 1959 would become the most successful youth sports organization in Amsterdam’s history or that it would still be thriving over 55 years later…

You can read the rest of my story about this wonderful former Amsterdamian  in my new book “A Year’s Worth of Amsterdam Birthdays.” To order your copy, click here.

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