John J. Brady

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Brady was Sports Editor of the “Morning News” for 22 years (1924 – 46). He became Managing Editor in 1946. Before his newspaper career, he had outstanding records as football and baseball manager.
He managed the championship Parkside baseball teams in 1919, 1920 and 1921. His 1919 team moved from Boy’s City League to the higher All-Wilmington League and handed league-leading Eleventh Ward its
first defeat in 9 starts. Parkside went on to win the league and then State title in play-offs with Larraine, PRR and Milford Cauk. John managed PRR, Maryland Division baseball team in 1923. He was a
charter member, President and Vice President of Inter-State Writer’s Association and was official scorer for the original Delaware Blue Rocks. The Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association
named its annual “Delaware Athlete of the Year” for him. He died on February 20, 1951.



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