Tagged With: Eddie
From verbal history and first hand witness, it has always been clear that Alfred and Eddie redefined sibling loyalty. Through out their life they always supported each other. Like all Saba’s they fought but never held a grudge, tempers would flare up and cool down just as fast. One things was always true, never get … Continue reading
Forgot I had scanned this little time-capsule gem. Eddie purchased a Zenith Radio for $34.70 on July 15, 1946 from Carlisle Hardware Company in Springfield, MA. The precursor to the credit card.
This is an article about the University of Vermont 1933 Football Season opening. Notice that in 1933 Edward Saba position changed to Quarterback.
An interesting read from 1932 in this the University of New Hampshire, Athletic News. Before each game the coaches would write an op-ed piece that ran side-by-side. Unfortunately we only have the first page. The remaining are from another addition but also mention “fast hard-hitting Saba” who was seen by UNH “the individual star of … Continue reading
Six members of the Windham High School, 1928 basketball team, which was the first Windham team to go to the state tournament, gathered at the Elks Club Friday for their classes 50th reunion. Shown from Left to Right are Max Heller, Edward Saba, Edward Meikle (captain), Francis Dillon, Morton Tinker, and Coach Tom Callahan.
I found this fascinating letter recounting the an adventure with someone called Mal. I have verified a few facts in this account. Stillman’s Gym is famous and real! As is Whittie Bramstine, who is actually Whitey Bimstein a famous Boxing Trainer. The one I am not sure about is Max Burger, “the Middleweight Champ of … Continue reading
Here is Edward G. Saba’s death notice. In it is mention that he played professional football for Providence Steamrollers of the Eastern Football League but I believe it was the late 1930’s and early 1940’s. The last reference I found to him playing was a blurry team rooster from 1945.
Found this book with an excerpt from Eddie Saba!
These articles are from another era, written about games in the 1920’s and 30’s. The articles are all about teams with a Saba playing on them, I think they are all about Edward or Phosy Saba, though I haven’t read them all. (click on the article to read them) … Continue reading