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His name is Jack Horrigan, he is a 716 Sports Legend. The following article was written by my father, Buffalo Courier Express Sports Columnist Phil Ranallo on June 4th, 1973. The name of the Special column is “Waiting for Lefty” Please read this Beautiful Tribute to Jack Horrigan, he was the Publicity Director for the Buffalo Bills Football Team. I placed the column in my fathers book (What’s New Harry?) . I consider this to be one of the Greatest Columns my father wrote during his 42 year career at the Buffalo Courier Express Newspaper.

JACK HORRIGAN PG 1 FROM BOOK.jpgjack-horrigan-pg-2-from-bookjack-kemp-letter-to-phil-regarding-column-about-jack-horrigan-sCongressman Jack Kemp wrote the above letter to my father after reading the column.  He also had the column published in the Congressional Record, (see below).

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I am sure the Great Jack  “Lefty” Horrigan, Congressman Jack Kemp and my father, Phil Ranallo,  AKA  “Honest Harry” are talking Football with Ralph Wilson, “The Man of Integrity”

 

An Amazing  Story- written by Eric Brady USA Today – “A story of fathers and sons, war and peace, and second chances”

BUFFALO — Jeremiah Horrigan’s heart sank when he saw whirling red lights reflected through the arched windows of the Gothic Revival government building where he was trespassing. He had a miniature crowbar for cracking the locks on file cabinets filled with Selective Service System records. And he understood — standing there in his underwear — that his life was over. (SEE LINK TO ARTICLE BELOW)

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/2016/11/24/buffalo-five-jeremiah-horrigan/94128312/

 

1 Comment on His name is Jack Horrigan, he is a 716 Sports Legend. The following article was written by my father, Buffalo Courier Express Sports Columnist Phil Ranallo on June 4th, 1973. The name of the Special column is “Waiting for Lefty” Please read this Beautiful Tribute to Jack Horrigan, he was the Publicity Director for the Buffalo Bills Football Team. I placed the column in my fathers book (What’s New Harry?) . I consider this to be one of the Greatest Columns my father wrote during his 42 year career at the Buffalo Courier Express Newspaper.

  1. Jeremiah Horrigan // May 29, 2018 at 2:06 am // Reply

    Many thanks Paul. It’s wonderful & rare when a son can share his father’s best and in doing so, can allow another son to remember another father’s achievements.

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